25 Encouraging Bible Verses for The Weary

If you feel that you’re spiritually weary, it’s likely because you are not resting in God. These Bible verses for the weary remind us that God is always there to offer His support.

You could feel as though you have a lot on your plate while attempting to please God. Weary people may experience emotional and spiritual exhaustion.

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What Does the Bible Say About Feeling Weary?

Matthew 11:28

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Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

Take a moment to ponder on why you feel so tired.

You probably feel tired because you’re not resting. Everyone, especially God’s prophets, needs to rest. Without rest, you’ll exhaust yourself. If you look through Scripture, you’ll see how to overcome weariness.

God, who humbly placed himself on this world and on the cross for the sake of humanity, is the one who truly understands fatigue. Jesus emphasized the power of humility, unconditional love, and resting in the Lord to conquer any obstacles.

John 16:33

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I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.

One of the greatest promises of Jesus is that we may rely on Him in times of exhaustion. You can seek refuge, hope, and knowledge in His Word when you feel overburdened.

You can use prayer to calm your thoughts and establish a connection with your creator. You may utilize His word to guide your life, improve how you treat yourself, and practice the kind of neighborly love He desires from us.

The simplest thing to do is to reach out to God. When you are worn out, you must call on Him, and He will give you hope.

Proverbs 3:6

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In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

The most wonderful thing about God is that he only asks for one thing: for us to love Him. The Lord is so generous that He provides for our needs right when we need them.

We may remain still and hear God’s voice when we are at peace in Him. His love for us and those around us will manifest itself in our life when we hear His heart.

We get to just sit beneath His waterfall of love rather than pouring from an empty vessel, and when our cups are full, the excess just seeps out and reaches everyone around us. No struggles or efforts are needed —just a pure outpouring of love.

Try to just rest in Him rather than attempting to ration your emotional and physical energy between your everyday obligations. Listen. Be filled with the Lord.

James 1:2

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Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds

Waiting for God to answer our prayers when we desperately need him to intervene in a situation that is breaking our hearts, putting our faith to the test, and robbing us of peace and joy is one of the hardest challenges of the Christian journey.

Those who wait on the LORD will experience renewed strength; they will soar high, run without being weary, and walk without growing exhausted. Accept Jesus as Lord, not merely as your Savior.

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Isaiah 41:10

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Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

There is peace in surrender. Your life no longer belongs to you when Jesus is Lord of it; it belongs to Him instead. That entails giving up your will in favor of God. Because we all have preconceived ideas about how our lives should be, this may be challenging. The wonderful thing is that God actually understands more than we do.

It might be easy to worry that the task God is calling you to do won’t fulfill you or make you happy, but this is the wrong approach.

Psalm 73:26

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My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

Living for Christ and carrying out His plan should bring us happiness and contentment. It’s okay if you’re not there yet. Ask God in prayer to refresh your mind and transform your heart so that serving Him will bring you the most delight.

When we try to live our own life, we are in charge of making all the decisions and are vulnerable to the stress that goes along with it. But we discover peace when we go on Jesus’ journey for us. We don’t have to figure out the path; it is presented to us.

We simply have to follow the open road right in front of us.

John 3:6

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No one who abides in him keeps on sinning; no one who keeps on sinning has either seen him or known him.

Life’s burdens may be quite heavy. Although we make every effort to handle them, they nonetheless exhaust us.

The Holy Spirit reveals to us that when we submit all our problems to the Lord, He is able to carry our burdens for us.

We may now rest knowing that we are joined with the Lord who is far greater than our own selves. We submit our worries and concerns to Jesus, who then grants us His serenity, fortitude, and power.

God is worth seeking because He brings rest. Daily time with God should be our top priority.

Hebrews 4:15

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For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without sin.

How can we tell if we are pursuing the correct goals if we claim to follow Him but don’t seek Him? Be a disciple despite your weariness.

When Jesus urged his disciples to pick up the cross for themselves and others, he gave YOU a purpose. When you feel worn out by the struggles of everyday life, open your heart to the unfathomable joy that will wash away your tiredness.

Timothy 2:1

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You then, my child, be strengthened by the grace that is in Christ Jesus.

The Bible tells us that we can place our faith in the Lord, who will carry us through. You can see the same message in Bible verses for tiredness and God’s constant care for us.

Ephesians 2:8

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For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.

Philippians 4:6

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Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

Matthew 11:29

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Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.

Isaiah 40:28

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Have you not known? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He does not faint or grow weary; his understanding is unsearchable.

Galatians 6:9

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And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.

Jeremiah 31:25

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For I will satisfy the weary soul, and every languishing soul I will replenish.”

Jeremiah 29:11

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For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

Luke 15:10

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Just so, I tell you, there is joy before the angels of God over one sinner who repents.”

Hebrews 12:3

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Consider him who endured from sinners such hostility against himself, so that you may not grow weary or fainthearted.

Peter 3:9

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The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.

While a true Christian might offer God a prayer for patience when they are struggling with waiting for things in their own lives, we still need to understand that God does not provide things right away. He knows what we need and when. We need to trust in His divine timing.

Philippians 4:13

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I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Isaiah 40:31

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But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.

John 1:9

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If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Isaiah 40:29

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He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases strength.

Peter 5:7

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Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

Thessalonians 3:13

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As for you, brothers, do not grow weary in doing good.

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