11 Bible Verses about Overcoming Rejection

Romans 8:28 ESV / 32 helpful votes

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

Luke 6:22 ESV / 27 helpful votes

“Blessed are you when people hate you and when they exclude you and revile you and spurn your name as evil, on account of the Son of Man!

Romans 8:31 ESV / 24 helpful votes

What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?

Isaiah 53:4-6 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted. But he was wounded for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his stripes we are healed. All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned—every one—to his own way; and the Lord has laid on him the iniquity of us all.

John 1:11 ESV / 23 helpful votes

He came to his own, and his own people did not receive him.

Matthew 10:14 ESV / 14 helpful votes

And if anyone will not receive you or listen to your words, shake off the dust from your feet when you leave that house or town.

Matthew 13:54-58 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And coming to his hometown he taught them in their synagogue, so that they were astonished, and said, “Where did this man get this wisdom and these mighty works? Is not this the carpenter's son? Is not his mother called Mary? And are not his brothers James and Joseph and Simon and Judas? And are not all his sisters with us? Where then did this man get all these things?” And they took offense at him. But Jesus said to them, “A prophet is not without honor except in his hometown and in his own household.” And he did not do many mighty works there, because of their unbelief.

Matthew 18:1-35 ESV / 7 helpful votes

At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, “Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them and said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. “Whoever receives one such child in my name receives me,

Psalm 27:10 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For my father and my mother have forsaken me, but the Lord will take me in.

Matthew 18:10 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“See that you do not despise one of these little ones. For I tell you that in heaven their angels always see the face of my Father who is in heaven.

Isaiah 49:15 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“Can a woman forget her nursing child, that she should have no compassion on the son of her womb? Even these may forget, yet I will not forget you.

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