15 Comforting Bible Verses in Times of Child Loss

As I have said over and over again, you can find no greater peace during times of child loss than in Christ. When no one else knows your deepest thoughts and crushing pains, He does. When you cannot even put your own grief into words, He understands and knows your troubles.

And He puts His comfort right in front of you through the Bible, if you’ll only receive that comfort. Here’s a few Bible verses to season your day, bringing you hope and peace in the middle of your storm.

Romans 8:28
“And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to His purpose.”

Romans 8:18
“For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.”
Romans 8:18 Our sufferings cannot be compared

 

1 Thessalonians 4:13-14
But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.”

Psalm 73:26
My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever.”

Nahum 1:7
The Lord is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in him.”

 

Nahum 1:7 God a stronghold through child loss

 

Matthew 5:4
“Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.”

John 6:39-40
And this is the Father’s will which hath sent me, that of all which he hath given me I should lose nothing, but should raise it up again at the last day. And this is the will of him that sent me, that every one which seeth the Son, and believeth on him, may have everlasting life: and I will raise him up at the last day.”

1 Peter 5:6-7
Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time: casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.”

 

Isaiah 49:13
Sing, O heavens; and be joyful, O earth;
and break forth into singing, O mountains:
for the Lord hath comforted his people,
and will have mercy upon his afflicted.”

Psalm 139:12
Yea, the darkness hideth not from thee; but the night shineth as the day: the darkness and the light are both alike to thee.”

Isaiah 53:3
He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were our faces from him; he was despised, and we esteemed him not.”

John 11:33
“When Jesus therefore saw her weeping, and the Jews also weeping which came with her, he groaned in the spirit, and was troubled.”

 

John 11:33 Jesus cares for the broken in spirit and the grieving

 

Psalm 23:4
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.”

Matthew 11:28
“Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.”

2 Corinthians 4:17-18
“For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory; while we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.”

compiled by Sarah George