Mourning the loss of a loved one is an absence of joy, peace and comfort. This can be a result of death, physical separation, guilt or sin separating you from your loved one, or the perceived loss of a relationship.
Whatever the reason for your mouring, it’s common for those who are mourning to seek out God’s word for answers and Comfort.
Let these 27 Bible Verses bring you peace and comfort as we go through this difficult reality of life.
Bible Verses about Mourning the Loss of a Loved one – KJV
Mourning is a process. You don’t go straight from grief to peace in one day. With God, you can learn how to move through the grief of a loved one’s passing and onto the heights of hope and heartfelt joy.
Short Bible Verse for Loss of Loved One
When a loved one dies, you may find yourself at a loss for words when comforting the bereaved. A Bible verse for loss of a loved one can be an encouraging reminder that the words of Scripture are always appropriate and helpful in any situation.
Give me a sign of your goodness,
that my enemies may see it and be put to shame,
for you, Lord, have helped me and comforted me.
Psalm 86:17 (NIV)
This is a prayer that should always be on our lips during mourning times. The Lord promises us comfort and sustenance during our time of loss. All we have to do is to ask Him.
For his anger lasts only a moment,
but his favor lasts a lifetime;
weeping may stay for the night,
but rejoicing comes in the morning.
Psalm 30:5 (NIV)
Our heavenly Father is just and merciful. His disciplinary measures are necessary and helpful if we want to grow in His likeness.
We should consider them love and pray that He completes whatever refining work He is doing in us during this period of trial. Sorrow will come, but in due time, the joy and favor of the lord will overshadow it.
Cast your cares on the Lord
and he will sustain you;
he will never let
the righteous be shaken.
Psalm 55:22 (NIV)
The only liberty and hope we have from our burdens of grief are in Christ. He has promised to bear and take it away from us. Spiritually and physically, he will supply us with all that we need for sustenance in difficult times.
For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons,[a] neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, 39 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 (NIV)
We have a conviction that no power or circumstance, will ever separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus. This is to encourage us to persevere in holiness and abide in the love of God. In death or life, His love is sufficient.