4 Christian Verses & Paintings to Encourage You In Your Faith
Throughout my entire life, God has walked beside me. From a young age, I felt His presence and experienced the special hold He had on my life. He has been with me in the most painful seasons and walked me through my lifetime of healing. Through His unwavering love and faithfulness, I have come to know The Lord as my compassionate Father, Savior, and Friend!
Today, I want to share 4 verses that have encouraged me in my faith journey and 4 paintings that I have created to help encourage you in your own walk of faith.
4 Encouraging Verses
“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” - John 16:33
Then Moses summoned Joshua and said to him in the presence of all Israel, “Be strong and courageous, for you must go with this people into the land that the Lord swore to their ancestors to give them, and you must divide it among them as their inheritance. The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.” - Deuteronomy 31:7-8
I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. - Galatians 2:20
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. - Romans 8:38-39
4 Encouraging Paintings
Description: The deepest place in her heart belonged to the One who created it. The storm raged, the water pounded upon the story of her life, and she remained, Always surrendered before Him. Her hands clasped, slammed upon the flood around her, as if to say, “come what may, rage as it will, I will remain forever His, forever before Him, and forever surrendered.”
Description: This piece speaks to the intimate relationship we can have with our God and King. His gentleness and strength, His open heart, His open arms, always ready to receive us running back to Him.
Description: “My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one will snatch them out of my hand. My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all; no one can snatch them out of my Father’s hand. I and the Father are one.” - John 10:27-30
Description: “Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? And not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father. But even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not, therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows.” - Matthew 10:29-31
My hope is that these verses and paintings will encourage you to walk confidently in your faith. As Christians, we serve the amazing God, the King of Heaven, and the Prince of Peace. Through His sacrifice on the cross, we are given the beautiful gifts of freedom from condemnation, forgiveness of sins, and eternity with our Creator! Praise The Lord, our God!