Often times as humans, we are left with memories of our loved ones who are not with us again. Sometimes these memories might bring us joy and other times they might bring us depression.

But with the appropriate Bible verses about remembrance of loved ones, we will be able to handle these memories when they come to our minds.

Bible Verses About Remembrance Of Loved Ones

Remembering our loved ones always costs us severe pain, especially remembering how useful and helpful they were to us in times of need.

We should never forget that death is inevitable, everyone will leave this planet one day, but we need to leave a legacy that will speak good of us and not the opposite.

This article encouraged us and gives us a biblical guide on how we can console ourselves when we remember our loved ones who meant a lot to us.


Philippians 4:13 -With God, All Things Are Possible

For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength

Philippians 4:13(NLT)

Philippians 4_13

it can be frustrating when we lose our love; remembering them can bring so many tears, pains, and bitterness in our life, knowing how much value they mean to us.

‘Can any one of you, by worrying, add a single hour to your life? (Mathew 6:27). No amount of worrying or thinking can add or bring our loved one back to life.

We can only depend on and have faith in God. This verse explains that when we give our time and hope to God, He will provide us with the strength we need.

Psalm 63:8 – God Is My Strength In Times Of Trouble

I cling to you [God]; your strong right hand holds me securely

Psalm 63:8(NLT)

Psalm 63_8


Humanly, we can never forget the people we love; we will always remember them at all times. Most of the time, this makes us sad and weary of ourselves.

This scripture gives us a guide on how we can deal with this situation and challenges when we encounter as believers; putting our faith and trust in God will make us deal with most of the challenges we encounter when we remember our loved ones.

Psalm 28:7 – Trusting In God Gives Us The Strength We Need

The Lord is my strength . . . I trust him with all my heart. He helps me, and my heart is filled with joy. I burst out in songs of thanksgiving

Psalm 28:7(NLT)

Psalm 28_7

The Lord is our strength and comfort during our trials; he alone can give us the strength to forge ahead when we remember the important people we have lost in this world.

Hard times do come, but what gives us the strength to sustain and overcome them is the strength of God.

Psalm 73:26 – God Is The Strength In Our Weakness

My spirit may grow weak, but God remains the strength of my heart; he is mine forever

Psalm 73:26(NLT)

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Sometimes when we remember our loved ones, we may feel weak from a different angle. This scripture advises us to also look up to God at all times.

As humans, we have no strength of our own, so it is required of us to lean on God and depend on Him for everything we need in life.

2 Corinthians 12:9 – God’s Grace Strengthens Our Weakness 

And He [the Lord] said . . . “My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness

2 Corinthians 12:9(NKJV)

2 Corinthians 12_9

We need to key into this compelling verse and walk with it. The grace of God is sufficient unto anyone who calls on him.

Many believers lack the Grace of God, which is why when they face the issue of remembering their loved ones, it makes them feel sad and weary.

The Grace of God should be what every believer should look for to boast and strengthen well in times of pain.

Jeremiah 32:17 – There’s No Impossibility In God

O Sovereign Lord! You made the heavens and earth by your strong hand and powerful arm. Nothing is too hard for you!

Jeremiah 32:17(NLT)

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God is the all-knowing God, He has the power to do all things, and through Him, we are God. Whatever we face in our daily life will one day end.

Psalm 22:19 – God’s Presence Is Necessary For Our Strength 

O Lord, do not stay far away! You are my strength; come quickly to my aid!

Psalm 22:19(NLT)

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David, in his time, has seen how perfect and accurate and has acknowledged that no one can help or assist him in what he’s going through.

In this scripture, David asks God never to stay away from him because God is the source of all his wealth and strength.

As believers, we must trust in God as David did. Trusting God gives us the strength to overcome our past, which might challenge us.

Psalm 138: 8 -Prayers Are One Of The Keys To Comfort

As soon as I pray, you answer me; you encourage me by giving me strength

Psalm 138: 8(NLT)

Psalm 138_ 8

Prayers are one of the keywords we can use to overcome anxiety when we remember our loved ones and those who meant a lot to us and there are no more.

Prayers are communication between God and man; this will help us understand His word and walk in the area he wants us to.

Nehemiah 8:10 – You Can Find Joy In God

Don’t be dejected and sad, for the joy of the Lord is your strength!

Nehemiah 8:10(NLT)

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We believers always feel rejected and sad when people we love so much are no more; this always gives us a moment of sadness and pain.

This verse encourages those who feel sad, pain, and worry over their loved ones. We must depend on God’s strength when we remember our loved ones.

Bible Verses About Loved Ones That Have Passed

Even though we are believers, praying and fasting day and night. There is always this human emotional feeling that comes to us anytime we remember the person we have lost.

Reading this section will strengthen us anytime we remember the people we lose.

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.”

Revelation 21:4

Revelation 21_4

God will wipe our tears and sorrows away when we depend on God. God is the source of happiness; happiness comes from God.

As believers, we should understand that trials and tribulations are part of what we are to encounter in this world, as well as blessings and honor.

This verse encourages that God is ready to see us through regardless we face tribulation or pains. We shouldn’t forget the case of job and how God delivered him.

Ephesians 3: 17

Christ will make his home in your hearts as you trust in him. Your roots will grow down into God’s love and keep you strong

Ephesians 3: 17(NLT)


When we trust in God, He will bless our home and make our hearts his home, which will help us overcome the pains of remembering our loved ones.

Psalm 34:18

The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.

Psalm 34:18

Our challenges and problems will end when we develop our closeness with God.

God cannot just come close to the brokenhearted unless we call or go to Him.

We should never forget the case of the woman with an issue of blood. She did her very best to reach Jesus, so her problem would be solved.

So we as believers should always go to God in the platform of humility to tender our request so it can be solved.

Psalm 147:3

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.

Psalm 147:3(NIV)

God is the ultimate healer; He can heal all manner of diseases. We are to call and always depend on Him, having complete trust and confidence in Him.

In the world of today, many things can easily make us sad or make us feel weary.

It is not in our place that we should solve those problems or challenges, we all need to take it to Jesus in prayers, and he will grant our heart’s desire.

John 14:1

“Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me.

John 14:1(NIV)

This can be a challenging and challenging thing o be done, not letting our hearts be troubled because many things can make us have troubled hearts.

Our belief in God is fundamental; we have to put our hope and confidence in God and not let the past of our lives affect us.

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.”

Joshua 1:9(NIV)

The strength and power we need to overcome the pains of remembering our loved ones cannot come within us or from the motivational books we read often.

The strength and courage we need to overcome worries when remembering our loved ones can only come from the scripture(Bible) we have read and studied.

This scripture comes with the word God has written to encourage in today’s world. To be strong and courageous in whatever thing we face in life.

Romans 8:28

And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.

Romans 8:28(NIV)

Everything works together for those who love God and work in His rules and commandment.

Disobedience children are not part of God’s love. Those who love God obey and do His commandment; God loves them dearly and is ready to do whatever the challenge and problems of their lives.

Matthew 5:4

Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.

Matthew 5:4(NIV)

Genuine comfort comes from God. Anybody can comfort us in times of affliction and misery, but they can only comfort us based on their ability which will add nothing to our lives.

God’s comfort is evaluating, and it comes with a solution of wiping our tears away in all ramifications. “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.“(Revelation 21:4)


1 Thessalonians 4:13-14

Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not grieve like the rest of mankind, who have no hope. For we believe that Jesus died and rose again, and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in him.

1 Thessalonians 4:13-14(NIV)

As believers, we are not meant to cry or worry about those who are no more with us or think of where they are as a place of pain or misery.

As believers, we need to understand that our loved ones who are dead are not in pain or suffering, but rather, they’re resting in the blossom of Abraham.

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

1 Thessalonians 4:17-18(NIV)

This is also to tell believers and others that there’s a life after death; we shouldn’t worry or get pained when we lose a loved one; instead, our prayer should be that they end up in eternity.

Believers who have lost their loved ones should also encourage each other to live a perfect and upright life so that at the time of God’s demise, they can gain eternal life through Christ Jesus.

Bible verses for death anniversary

Death anniversary shouldn’t only be when people come to cry for the remembrance of their loved ones even though we are humans.

This should also involve coming together, sharing the knowledge we acquire in Christ, and encouraging one another to live a good life in other to gain eternity since death is inevitable.

Isaiah 57:19

I will comfort those who mourn, bringing words of praise to their lips

Isaiah 57:19(NLT)

Death anniversary should be when we come together to console the afflicted due to the loss of their loved ones and to give them words of encouragement.

As believers, remembering our loved ones shouldn’t make us cry like the unbelievers, but should also be a time where we examine ourselves to see if our ways align with God.

Isaiah 25:8

He will swallow up death forever! The Sovereign Lord will wipe away all tears

Isaiah 25:8(NLT)

God, who created the heavens and the earth, has the supreme to put the power of death in our midst to an end.

Death is inevitable; no matter how righteous and perfect we are, we will all leave this planet.

But the critical aspect is how we are currently with the people around us and the love and affection we show to others in need.

Psalm 119:76

Now let your unfailing love comfort me, just as you promised me, your servant

Psalm 119:76(NLT)

God is the most excellent lover, and he loves us unconditionally. Despite our level of sin and inequities, God still showed us love, love by giving out his only son for our redemption.

The love of God is unfailing, and his passion is genuine and not fake. Believers should be aware that only God can console us when we remember the people we have lost.

Revelation 21:4

He will wipe every tear from their eyes, and there will be no more death or sorrow or crying or pain

Revelation 21:4(NIV)

Sorrows, pains, and even death cannot end. This verse refers to the untimely deaths of our loved ones; God is telling us and encouraging us that e will wipe our tears away.

It is so unfortunate that we are in a world where pain takes the order of the day and where people find joy in making others feel pains ad unhappiness.

Psalm 94:19

When doubts filled my mind, your comfort gave me renewed hope and cheer

Psalm 94:19(NLT)

Doubting many things is normal when we lose our loved one; this can involve doubt over the promise of God or inquiries about our current situation.

God wants you to have complete trust and confidence in Him that He is enabled to deliver and give us victory in all things.

When we encounter challenges or problems, we should pray to God, calling Him into our challenge.

2 Corinthians 1:4

God is our merciful Father and the source of all comfort. He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others

2 Corinthians 1:4(NLT)

God is the source of all comfort, and in Him, we are confident that He will give us peace and comfort whatever we pass through.

Many of you have friends who usually encourage us in different areas. But the words to us are always limited because it ends now. But the comfort of God is everlasting.




The world at large isn’t a comfortable place, we are bound to face many challenges from different people, some consciously and some unconsciously.

As believers, our hope should always be in God when we encounter situations that seem to bring our hope and trust down

We are not just to read these verses but to act on them if we need God’s comfort when we remember those we have lost.

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