15 Bible verses to read after a breakup


Romantic love is a beautiful feeling.  Companionship with one special person for a lifetime is the desire of many.  Sometimes when you think you’ve found that special someone, you are devastated to find yourself facing the world alone once again. 

Whether it is during your early dating days, engagement, or even marriage, if you find yourself confronted with a breakup, the following verses are for you. 

Grieve, yes, but don’t fall into a despair that causes you to feel like God has forgotten or forsaken you.  Trust Him for His leading.  Let Him be your Comforter while He is ordering your steps for the future.

1. Jesus invites you to come and find rest to your soul.

“Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.” (Matthew 11:28 – 11:30)

2. He has a plan for you.

“For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.” (Jeremiah 29:11)

3. God wants to heal your broken heart.

“He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds. He telleth the number of the stars; he calleth them all by their names. Great is our Lord, and of great power: his understanding is infinite.” (Psalms 147:3- 147:5)

4. Nothing can separate you from His love.

“For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” (Romans 8:38)

5. He will be with you in this trying time.

“And the LORD, he it is that doth go before thee; he will be with thee, he will not fail thee, neither forsake thee: fear not, neither be dismayed.” (Deuteronomy 31:8)

6. The Lord knows what’s best.

“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 8:28)

7. Trials strengthen faith.

“My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.” (James 1:2 – 1:5)

8. God is willing to forgive.

“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” (1 John 1:9)

9. He wants you to have a spirit of forgiveness.

“Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice: And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.” (Ephesians 4:31 – 4:32)

10. He wants you to be kind to those who hurt you.

“But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil.” (Luke 6:35)

11. Put God first and he will give you the desires of your heart.

“But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.” (Matthew 6:33)

12. He will make all things beautiful in His time.

“He hath made every thing beautiful in his time: also he hath set the world in their heart, so that no man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end.” (Ecclesiastes 3:11)

13. God sees every tear and is near.

The righteous cry, and the LORD heareth, and delivereth them out of all their troubles. The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.” (Psalms 34:17 – 34:18)

14. Your current situation cannot be compared with God’s future plans for you.

“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)

15. God is good all the time and all the time God is good.

“O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him.”

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