There’s nothing in life as tough as dealing with the loss of a loved one. This is the moment we drown in self-pity, regrets and immense sadness. However, faith can play a great part in the healing process after the deceased is gone.
The Bible is probably one of the oldest books and the most trusted source of help any moment we are faced with an episode of loss. The good book has been distinguished for its ability to make sense of a tragedy and presenting a new sense of hope after loss. In particular, biblical activities like adopting encouraging verse, and making discussions about comforting scriptures with the deceased’s family can be a very healthy way of mourning.
Nonetheless, the Bible may only be “any other book” to you if you don’t know how to maneuver. Remember, it contains over 60 books with thousands of chapters and millions of verses. It can be an uphill task navigating through the Bible to find a comforting scripture if you are not well directed.
We at Kenya Obituaries care for your needs. We have provided you with a thoughtful selection of Biblical verses that will help you comfort a family whenever they have lost a loved one. You may take a few whenever you will be drafting a sympathy gift or sympathy card. Please read on:
- Psalms 73: 26
My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
- Mathew 5:1 -3
Now when Jesus saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, and he began to teach them. He said: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”
- 2 Corinthians 4: 17- 18
For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.
- 1 Corinthians 15:42-44
So will it be with the resurrection of the dead. The body that is sown is perishable, it is raised imperishable; it is sown in dishonor, it is raised in glory; it is sown in weakness, it is raised in power; and it is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body. If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual body
- John 11:25-26
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?”
- Romans 14:8
If we live, we live for the Lord; and if we die, we die for the Lord. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.
- Revelation 21:4
‘He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death’ or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”
- Joshua 1:9
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.”
- 1 Thessalonians 4:17-18
After that, we who are still alive and are left will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And so we will be with the Lord forever. Therefore encourage one another with these words.