Grief is natural. Grief is a given! Grief will show up in the life of most adults and sometimes children, at various stages throughout life. This is why God gives those suffering in sorrow a place to go for healing.

Do you need comforting, guidance, renewed strength?

See our list of Scriptures for Sorrow.

  • Jesus wept. John 11:35 NIV
  • Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken. Psalm 55: 22 NIV
  • Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. Matthew 5:4
  • The Lord your God in your midst, The Mighty One, will save; He will rejoice over you with gladness, He will quiet you with His love, He will rejoice over you with singing. Zephaniah 3:17 NKJV
  • Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Deuteronomy 31:6 NIV
  • My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life. Psalm 119:50 NIV
  • So with you: Now is your time of grief, but I will see you again and you will rejoice, and no one will take away your joy. John 16:22 NIV
  • For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. John 3:16 NKJV
  • The last enemy to be destroyed is death. 1 Corinthians 15:26 NIV
  • So we say with confidence, The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can mere mortals do to me. Hebrews 13:6 NIV
  • In quietness and confidence shall be your strength. Isaiah 30:15 NKJV
  • He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Isaiah 40:29 NIV
  • He has sent Me [Jesus] to heal the brokenhearted. Luke 4:18 NKJV
  • The Lord is gracious and full of compassion. Psalm 145:8 NKJV
  • You have recorded my troubles. You have kept a list of my tears. Aren’t they in your records? Psalm 56:8 ESV
  • My flesh and my heart fail; But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. Psalm 73:26 NKJV
  • The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. Psalm 18:2 NIV
  • For no one is cast off by the Lord forever.32 Though he brings grief, he will show compassion,so great is his unfailing love.33 For he does not willingly bring affliction or grief to anyone. Lamentations 3:31-33 NIV

Weeping may remain for a night, but rejoicing comes in the morning. Psalm 30:5

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