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8 Bible Verses About Rising Up

What do you do when life has knocked you down?

You have two options:

1. Stay down.
2. Get back up.

I’ve been knocked down time and time again. Sometimes it feels like I’m being kicked while I’m down. That’s just part of life. We’re all going to get knocked down, but we need to make the choice to get back up.

Getting up won’t be easy. In fact, it can be one of the most difficult decisions we make. Especially when we know there’s a chance of falling or getting knocked down again.

The Bible offers us encouragement for every season of life, including the times when we’re down and out. There are countless stories throughout the Scriptures of people rising up. Our entire faith is based upon the fact that Jesus rose from the grave on the third day.

Jesus conquered death and the grave and He gives us the power to conquer the challenges we face.

Here are 9 encouraging Bible verses about rising up.

1. “Do not gloat over me, my enemies! For though I fall, I will rise again. Though I sit in darkness, the LORD will be my light.”
Micah 7:8 NLT

2. “The LORD will cause your enemies who rise against you to be defeated before your face; they shall come out against you one way and flee before you seven ways.”
Deuteronomy 28:7 NKJV

3. “Now get up and stand on your feet. I have appeared to you to appoint you as a servant and as a witness of what you have seen and will see of me.”
Acts 26:16 NIV

Micah 7:8

4. “For a righteous man may fall seven times And rise again, But the wicked shall fall by calamity.”
Proverbs 24:16 NKJV

5. “Arise, for this matter is your responsibility. We also are with you. Be of good courage, and do it.”
Ezra 10:4 NKJV

6. “Therefore He says: “Awake, you who sleep, Arise from the dead, And Christ will give you light.”
Ephesians 5:14 NKJV

Ephesians 5:14

7. “Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the LORD rises upon you.”
Isaiah 60:1 NIV

8. “Now Abraham arose early in the morning and went to the place where he had stood before the LORD;”
Genesis 19:27 NASB 1995

9. “And if the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead is living in you, he who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies because of his Spirit who lives in you.”
Romans 8:11 NIV

Isaiah 60:1

Be encouraged today that God is your ever-present help when we need it the most. God will give you strength when you have none left.

He will stretch out His hand and help you rise up.

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