A collection of 40 powerful bible verses about overcoming failure in life. Below list references where the Bible talks about failure, how we can overcome failure in life through Jesus. And how do we overcome failure, by simply obeying and believing in the word of God and following the footsteps of Christ.
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Bible Verses About Overcoming Failure
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.
Bear fruit in keeping with repentance.
No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money.
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.
But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
2 Corinthians 5:17
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
I can do all things through him who strengthens me.
Do not be deceived: God is not mocked, for whatever one sows, that will he also reap.
Bible Verses To Help You Overcome Failure
But someone will say, You have faith and I have works. Show me your faith apart from your works, and I will show you my faith by my works.
Whoever conceals his transgressions will not prosper, but he who confesses and forsakes them will obtain mercy.
Blows that wound cleanse away evil; strokes make clean the innermost parts.
And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
I told you that you would die in your sins, for unless you believe that I am he you will die in your sins.
You whom I took from the ends of the earth, and called from its farthest corners, saying to you, You are my servant, I have chosen you and not cast you off.’
Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
1 Corinthians 3:15
If anyone’s work is burned up, he will suffer loss, though he himself will be saved, but only as through fire.
And Peter said to them, Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
Bible Scriptures On Overcoming Failure
2 Chronicles 26:5
He set himself to seek God in the days of Zechariah, who instructed him in the fear of God, and as long as he sought the Lord, God made him prosper.
Here is a call for the endurance of the saints, those who keep the commandments of God and their faith in Jesus.
1 John 1:9
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
1 Peter 5:7
Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.
Since therefore it remains for some to enter it, and those who formerly received the good news failed to enter because of disobedience.
For I, the Lord your God, hold your right hand; it is I who say to you, Fear not, I am the one who helps you.
No, I tell you; but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish.
Fear Of Failure
For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.
Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.
The Lord upholds all who are falling and raises up all who are bowed down.
The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end.
You see that a person is justified by works and not by faith alone.
And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.
Saying, This man began to build and was not able to finish.’
2 Timothy 1:7
For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.
And now why do you wait? Rise and be baptized and wash away your sins, calling on his name.
Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.
Bible Verses When You Feel Like A Failure
My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead.
The Lord directs the steps of the godly. He delights in every detail of their lives. Though they stumble, they will never fall, for the Lord holds them by the hand.
For the righteous falls seven times and rises again, but the wicked stumble in times of calamity.
2 Corinthians 12:9-10
Each time he said, “My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.” So now I am glad to boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ can work through me. That’s why I take pleasure in my weaknesses, and in the insults, hardships, persecutions, and troubles that I suffer for Christ. For when I am weak, then I am strong.
And the Lord gave them rest on every side just as he had sworn to their fathers. Not one of all their enemies had withstood them, for the Lord had given all their enemies into their hands. Not one word of all the good promises that the Lord had made to the house of Israel had failed; all came to pass.