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bible verses about being alone

 

Comfort in Solitude:

  • Psalm 62:1 – “Truly my soul finds rest in God; my salvation comes from him.”
  • Psalm 46:10 – “Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.”

God’s Presence in Solitude:

  • Isaiah 41:10 – “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”
  • Psalm 23:4 – “Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.”

Finding Strength in Solitude:

  • Philippians 4:13 – “I can do all this through him who gives me strength.”
  • Psalm 27:1 – “The Lord is my light and my salvation—whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life—of whom shall I be afraid?”

Seeking God’s Guidance in Solitude:

  • Psalm 143:8 – “Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life.”
  • Psalm 119:105 – “Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.”

Solitude for Reflection and Prayer:

  • Matthew 14:23 – “After he had dismissed them, he went up on a mountainside by himself to pray. Later that night, he was there alone.”
  • Psalm 46:1 – “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.”

Loneliness and God’s Comfort:

  • Deuteronomy 31:6 – “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.”
  • Psalm 25:16 – “Turn to me and be gracious to me, for I am lonely and afflicted.”

God’s Promise of Presence:

  • Joshua 1:5 – “No one will be able to stand against you all the days of your life. As I was with Moses, so I will be with you; I will never leave you nor forsake you.”
  • Isaiah 43:2 – “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.”

Encouragement in Solitude:

  • 2 Timothy 4:16-17 – “At my first defense, no one came to my support, but everyone deserted me. May it not be held against them. But the Lord stood at my side and gave me strength, so that through me the message might be fully proclaimed, and all the Gentiles might hear it. And I was delivered from the lion’s mouth.”
  • Romans 8:38-39 – “For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

Solitude for Self-Examination:

  • Lamentations 3:40 – “Let us examine our ways and test them, and let us return to the Lord.”
  • 1 Corinthians 11:28 – “Everyone ought to examine themselves before they eat of the bread and drink from the cup.”

Contentment in Solitude:

  • Philippians 4:11 – “I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances.”
  • Hebrews 13:5 – “Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, ‘Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.'”

Receiving God’s Peace in Solitude:

  • John 14:27 – “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.”
  • Isaiah 26:3 – “You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast because they trust in you.”