With the loss of a loved one, it can be comforting to turn to scripture for guidance and strength. It is not always easy to move forward when you are grieving a loss. Finding solace for these situations is important and this is where Bible verses about dealing with loss can help.
Curated Bible verses for dealing with the loss of a loved one
Everyone experiences loss in different ways. And when someone we love or are connected to dies, it can cause grief, sadness, anxiety, and other terrible emotions within us. These can lead to feelings of despair and depression. But there’s hope that God will be with you through even the harshest moments in life. He promises to never leave or forsake you. There are verses from the Bible to help you find comfort and strength when suffering from all sorts of pain; especially the pain of losing a loved one.
These are helpful bible verses for dealing with the loss of a loved one that has been curated to help and comfort the grieving.
He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.”[su_divider]
Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; and whoever lives by believing in me will never die. Do you believe this?”[su_divider]
For if we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord. So then, whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord’s.[su_divider]
We are confident, I say, and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord.[su_divider]
And the dust returns to the earth as it was, and the spirit returns to God who gave it.[su_divider]
For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so, through Jesus, God will bring with him those who have fallen asleep.[su_divider]
And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather fear him who can destroy both soul and body in hell.[su_divider]
Behold! I tell you a mystery. We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised imperishable, and we shall be changed.[su_divider]
For this perishable body must put on the imperishable, and this mortal body must put on immortality. When the perishable puts on the imperishable, and the mortal puts on immortality, then shall come to pass the saying that is written: “Death is swallowed up in victory.”[su_divider]
The last enemy to be destroyed is death.[su_divider]
And I heard a voice from heaven saying, “Write this: Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.” “Blessed indeed,” says the Spirit, “that they may rest from their labors, for their deeds follow them!”[su_divider]
Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.[su_divider]
A good name is better than precious ointment, and the day of death than the day of birth.[su_divider]
For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.[su_divider]
But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope.[su_divider]
For if you live according to the flesh you will die, but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live.[su_divider]
For as in Adam all die, so also in Christ shall all be made alive.[su_divider]
He will swallow up death forever; and the Lord God will wipe away tears from all faces, and the reproach of his people he will take away from all the earth, for the Lord has spoken.[su_divider]
“O death, where is your victory? O death, where is your sting?”[su_divider]
The righteous man perishes, and no one lays it to heart; devout men are taken away, while no one understands. For the righteous man is taken away from calamity; he enters into peace; they rest in their beds who walk in their uprightness.[su_divider]
The wicked is overthrown through his evildoing, but the righteous finds refuge in his death.[su_divider]
Do not marvel at this, for an hour is coming when all who are in the tombs will hear his voice and come out, those who have done good to the resurrection of life, and those who have done evil to the resurrection of judgment.[su_divider]
But now he is dead. Why should I fast? Can I bring him back again? I shall go to him, but he will not return to me.”[su_divider]
But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, who will transform our lowly body to be like his glorious body, by the power that enables him even to subject all things to himself.[su_divider]
For they cannot die anymore, because they are equal to angels and are sons of God, being sons of the resurrection.[su_divider]
Since therefore the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise partook of the same things, that through death he might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil, and deliver all those who through fear of death were subject to lifelong slavery.[su_divider]
Blessed and holy is the one who shares in the first resurrection! Over such the second death has no power, but they will be priests of God and of Christ, and they will reign with him for a thousand years.[su_divider]
As he came from his mother’s womb he shall go again, naked as he came, and shall take nothing for his toil that he may carry away in his hand.
I pray these Bible verses about death and loss of a loved one bring you comfort and peace in Jesus name. Amen
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