15 Encouraging Bible Verses for People Working during the Coronavirus

The coronavirus has spread throughout the globe and impacted not only the health of millions of people but also daily routines and everyday tasks. But thanks to the unsung heroes who have put themselves in the path of the virus to keep our world operating as normal as possible (in far-from-normal times), we can still get groceries, receive mail, and be treated at the hospital.

These heroes are the healthcare workers, pharmacists, mail carriers, food delivery drivers, grocery store employees, and others who are keeping us safe and fed and cared for. 

Here are 15 verses you can use to encourage and thank those sacrificing themselves daily to be on the frontlines during this pandemic as they continue to put others before themselves.

Bible verses about working for the Lord

1 Corinthians 15:58

Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain.

Psalm 90:17

Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us, and establish the work of our hands upon us; yes, establish the work of our hands!

Philippians 4:12–13

In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and hunger, abundance and need. I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Colossians 3:23–24

Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ.

2 Chronicles 15:7

But you, take courage! Do not let your hands be weak, for your work shall be rewarded. 

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Bible verses about anxiety and fear

1 Peter 5:7 (NIV)

Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. 

Isaiah 43:2

When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you.

Joshua 1:9

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.

Psalm 27:1

The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?

Bible verses about trusting God for wisdom and strength

2 Corinthians 1:3–4

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.

Isaiah 41:10

I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Matthew 11:28

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

Psalm 32:8

I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you.

Psalm 112:6–7 

For the righteous will never be moved; he will be remembered forever. He is not afraid of bad news; his heart is firm, trusting in the Lord.

Isaiah 40:31

They who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.

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Karen Engle

Karen Engle is a copy editor for Faithlife. She has a master's in biblical studies and theology from Western Seminary and frequently takes groups to Israel.

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