Bible verses about "homesickness" | Thomson

Psalms 119:54

54 Thy statutes were the subject of my songs, in the place of my pilgrimage.

Hebrews 13:5-6

5 Let your conduct be free from avarice. Be content with what you have; for he hath said, "I will never leave thee, nor will I ever forsake thee." 6 So that we may say with confidence, "The Lord is my helper, I will not fear what man can to do me."

Psalms 23:1-6

1 A Psalm by David. The Lord is my shepherd, I shall want nothing. 2 In a verdant pasture he hath fixed my abode. He hath fed me by gently flowing water 3 and restored my soul. He hath led me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. 4 For though I walk amidst the shades of death: I will fear no ills, because thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff have been my comfort. 5 Thou hast spread a table before me; in the presence of them who afflict me. With oil thou hast anointed my head; and thine exhilarating cup is the very best. 6 Thy mercy will surely follow me all the days of my life; and my dwelling shall be in the house of the Lord to length of days.

Psalms 121:1-8

1 A Song of the steps. I Have lifted up mine eyes to the mountains, from which my help is to come. 2 My help is from the Lord, who made the heaven and the earth. 3 let him not suffer my feet to stumble: nor let him, who keepeth me, slumber. 4 Lo! he who keepeth Israel, will neither slumber nor sleep. 5 The Lord will keep thee! The Lord at thy right hand will be thy shelter: 6 the sun by day shall not scorch thee; nor shall the moon hurt thee by night. 7 May the Lord preserve thee from all evil! the Lord will keep thy soul. 8 The Lord will guard thy coming in and going out henceforth and forever.

Mark 10:29-30

29 In reply to this, Jesus said, Verily I say to you, There is none who hath left house, or brothers, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or fields, for the sake of me and the glad tidings, 30 who shall not now, even in the present time, receive an hundred fold compensation for houses, and brothers, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and fields, as well as for persecutions and in the age to come, everlasting life.

Isaiah 66:13

13 As one whom his mother comforteth, so will I comfort you, and in Jerusalem you shall find consolation.

Lamentations 3:22-24

22 On this account I will wait for the mercies of the Lord, because he hath not quite forsaken me; because his compassion is not exhausted. In the ensuing months, Lord, exercise compassion, since we are not quite consumed; since thy mercies are not exhausted. 23 New every morning is thine abundant faithfulness. 24 The Lord is my portion, saith my soul, therefore I will wait for him.

Ecclesiastes 3:1-22

1 Time is for all things: but there is a particular portion of time for every particular affair under heaven; 2 a time to be born and a time to die; a time to plant and a time to root up what was planted; 3 a time to kill and a time to heal; a time to pull down and a time to build up; 4 a time to weep and a time to laugh; a time to mourn and a time to dance; 5 a time to cast away stones and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace and a time to refrain from embracing; 6 a time to seek and a time to lose; a time to keep and a time to throw away; 7 a time to rend and a time to sew; a time to be silent and a time to speak; 8 a time to love and a time to hate; a time of war and a time of peace. 9 What is the lasting advantage of the agent from the things in which he laboureth? 10 I have taken a collective view of all the business which God hath assigned to the sons of men to be exercised therewith. 11 All the things which he made, considered as a whole, are good in his time. But with regard to all things considered as one whole, to them he hath assigned the whole age; so that no man can find out the work which God hath done from beginning to end. 12 I have found that there is no good in them 13 [I mean in regard to every man who eateth and drinketh, and can see good in all his labour] if there is not a gift of God that he may be made glad and do good in his life. 14 I have found that all the things which God hath made shall continue their age; there is no adding to it nor taking from it; and that God hath acted that they may be awed at his presence. 15 What hath been is now; and what are to be have already been; and God will find out him who is persecuted: 16 and yet I saw under the sun a place of judgment; was the [[a] an objection, [b] the answer.] wicked there? and a place for the just; was the pious there? 17 Then I said in my heart God will judge the whole class of the righteous, and the whole class of the wicked. For there is a time for every thing; and he is there over all the work. 18 I communed with my heart concerning a saying of the sons of men, "That God distinguisheth them." Now in order to shew that they themselves are beasts, 19 that at least which befalleth man, befalleth them; and that which befalleth the beast befalleth man. The same event happeneth to both. As the one dieth, so doth the other. And they have all one breath. What advantage then hath man over the beast? None: for all are vanity. 20 They are all for one place. They were all from dust: and to dust they shall all return. 21 And who hath seen the breath of the sons of men whether it ascendeth upwards; and the breath of the beast, whether it descendeth downwards into the earth? 22 So I saw that there is nothing good in the works of man, but that by which he can be made glad; for that is his portion, for who will bring him to see what will be after him?

Isaiah 26:3-4

3 who support truth and keep peace; because their confidence is placed in thee, Lord! 4 who art to everlasting, the Mighty, the Eternal God,

2 Corinthians 1:3-7

3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and the God of all consolation, 4 who comforteth us in all our affliction, to the end that we may be able to comfort them who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves have been comforted by God. 5 Because in proportion as the sufferings of the Christ abound towards us, so by means of Christ our consolation also aboundeth; 6 and whether we are afflicted, it is for your consolation and salvation, which is effectually wrought out by a patient enduring of the same sufferings which we suffer; or if we are comforted, it is for your consolation and salvation; 7 therefore our hope of you is stedfast, as we know, that as you are partakers of the sufferings, so will you be also of the consolation.

Philippians 4:6-7

6 Be anxious about nothing; but on all occasions, by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; 7 and the peace of God, which surpasseth all understanding, will keep your hearts and your minds safe in Christ Jesus.

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