Courageous Bible Verses to Inspire You
When life gets tough, it can be easy to lose our courage. But as Christians, we have access to a powerful source of inspiration and strength: the word of God. The Bible is full of stories of courageous men and women who faced incredible challenges and overcame them with faith and determination. From David and Goliath to Esther and Daniel, these stories remind us that we too can be courageous in the face of adversity. In this article, we've gathered 25 Bible verses that speak directly to the theme of courage. Whether you're going through a difficult season or simply need some inspiration, these verses will uplift and encourage you. So take heart, my friend, and let these words of truth give you the courage to keep going.
Courage in the Bible
39 Bible Scriptures about Courage
And shall say unto them, Hear, O Israel, ye approach this day unto battle against your enemies: let not your hearts faint, fear not, and do not tremble, neither be ye terrified because of them;
Deuteronomy, Chapter: 20, Verse: 3Read full chapter
And the officers shall speak further unto the people, and they shall say, What man is there that is fearful and fainthearted? let him go and return unto his house, lest his brethren's heart faint as well as his heart.
Deuteronomy, Chapter: 20, Verse: 8Read full chapter
And Moses called unto Joshua, and said unto him in the sight of all Israel, Be strong and of a good courage: for thou must go with this people unto the land which the LORD hath sworn unto their fathers to give them; and thou shalt cause them to inherit it.
Deuteronomy, Chapter: 31, Verse: 7Read full chapter
Be strong, and quit yourselves like men, O ye Philistines, that ye be not servants unto the Hebrews, as they have been to you: quit yourselves like men, and fight.
1 Samuel, Chapter: 4, Verse: 9Read full chapter
And he took his staff in his hand, and chose him five smooth stones out of the brook, and put them in a shepherd's bag which he had, even in a scrip; and his sling was in his hand: and he drew near to the Philistine.
1 Samuel, Chapter: 17, Verse: 40Read full chapter
And it came to pass, when the Philistine arose, and came and drew nigh to meet David, that David hasted, and ran toward the army to meet the Philistine.
1 Samuel, Chapter: 17, Verse: 48Read full chapter
So David prevailed over the Philistine with a sling and with a stone, and smote the Philistine, and slew him; but there was no sword in the hand of David.
1 Samuel, Chapter: 17, Verse: 50Read full chapter
And David inquired at the LORD, saying, Shall I pursue after this troop? shall I overtake them? And he answered him, Pursue: for thou shalt surely overtake them, and without fail recover all.
1 Samuel, Chapter: 30, Verse: 8Read full chapter
Therefore now let your hands be strengthened, and be ye valiant: for your master Saul is dead, and also the house of Judah have anointed me king over them.
2 Samuel, Chapter: 2, Verse: 7Read full chapter
And the king and his men went to Jerusalem unto the Jebusites, the inhabitants of the land: which spake unto David, saying, Except thou take away the blind and the lame, thou shalt not come in hither: thinking, David cannot come in hither.
2 Samuel, Chapter: 5, Verse: 6Read full chapter
Now Absalom had commanded his servants, saying, Mark ye now when Amnon's heart is merry with wine, and when I say unto you, Smite Amnon; then kill him, fear not: have not I commanded you? be courageous, and be valiant.
2 Samuel, Chapter: 13, Verse: 28Read full chapter
These be the names of the mighty men whom David had: The Tachmonite that sat in the seat, chief among the captains; the same was Adino the Eznite: he lift up his spear against eight hundred, whom he slew at one time.
2 Samuel, Chapter: 23, Verse: 8Read full chapter
And after him was Eleazar the son of Dodo the Ahohite, one of the three mighty men with David, when they defied the Philistines that were there gathered together to battle, and the men of Israel were gone away:
2 Samuel, Chapter: 23, Verse: 9Read full chapter
Of Zebulun, such as went forth to battle, expert in war, with all instruments of war, fifty thousand, which could keep rank: they were not of double heart.
1 Chronicles, Chapter: 12, Verse: 33Read full chapter
And when the Philistines heard that David was anointed king over all Israel, all the Philistines went up to seek David. And David heard of it, and went out against them.
1 Chronicles, Chapter: 14, Verse: 8Read full chapter
And, behold, Amariah the chief priest is over you in all matters of the LORD; and Zebadiah the son of Ishmael, the ruler of the house of Judah, for all the king's matters: also the Levites shall be officers before you. Deal courageously, and the LORD shall be with the good.
2 Chronicles, Chapter: 19, Verse: 11Read full chapter
And thou, son of man, be not afraid of them, neither be afraid of their words, though briers and thorns be with thee, and thou dost dwell among scorpions: be not afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks, though they be a rebellious house.
Ezekiel, Chapter: 2, Verse: 6Read full chapter
Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God;