Wait patiently for the LORD. Be brave and courageous. Yes, wait patiently for the LORD.
So take courage! For I believe God. It will be just as He said.
This is My Command–be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged.
For the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.
Strengthen ye the weak hands, and confirm the feeble knees.
As soon as I pray, You answer me; You encourage me by giving me strength.
The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in Him, and He helps me.
My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise Him.
But Jesus spoke to them at once. “Don’t be afraid,” He said. “Take courage. I am here!”
“I have told you all this so that you may have peace in Me. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world.”
When they saw the courage of Peter and John and realized that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished and they took note that these men had been with Jesus.
When Asa heard this message from Azariah the prophet, he took courage and removed all the detestable idols from the land of Judah and Benjamin and in the towns he had captured in the hill country of Ephraim. And he repaired the altar of the LORD, which stood in front of the entry room of the LORD’s Temple.
1 Chronicles 15:8
I pray more people will have the courage to tear down the idols they have allowed in their lives and homes.
I eagerly expect and hope that I will in no way be ashamed, but will have sufficient courage so that now as always Christ will be exalted in my body, whether by life or by death.
So we can say with confidence, “The LORD is my Helper, so I will have no fear. What can mere people do to me?”
And now, dear children, remain in fellowship with Christ so that when He returns, you will be full of courage and not shrink back from Him in shame.
1 John 2:28
Be on guard. Stand firm in the faith. Be courageous. Be strong.
1 Corinthians 16:13
And I want you to know, my dear brothers and sisters, that everything that has happened to me here has helped to spread the Good News. For everyone here, including the whole palace guard, knows that I am in chains because of Christ. And because of my imprisonment, most of the believers here have gained confidence and boldly speak God’s message without fear.