Are you struggling to overcome rejection in your life? Are past wounds keeping you from flourishing relationships? Here are 6 Bible verses and confession to help you overcome rejection in life. #bibleverses #scriptures #prayers #freeprintable

6 Bible Verses to Help You Overcome Rejection in Life

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Recently I got a text that caught me off guard.

It probably shouldn’t have bothered me as much as it did, but something about it felt like rejection.

My stomach became knotted and a lump started making its way up to my throat.

Was I really allowing this to bother me this much?

I wanted to push it all down and pretend that it didn’t.

But my mind kept going back to it.

This wasn’t the first time this happened over the past few weeks.

In fact, I’ve been experiencing this same nagging feeling with various encounters.

Rejection has a way of doing that.

If not properly dealt with it hides in our hearts, waiting for the next opportunity to rear it’s ugly head.

As I continued to meditate on the hurt, I felt God whispering for me to look a bit deeper at what was really going on.

What’s going inside the wounded soul….

A few weeks ago my husband was chopping some old branches on a palm tree, when part of the palm shot into his finger and hit the bone.

We tried to pull it out, but it was very difficult because there were layers stuck into the actual bone.

Eventually infection set in and he had to go to the doctor, get on an antibiotic and have the bone scraped to remove the particles that remained.

Rejection can have the same affect on our souls.

As I began to look deeper into the issue God had pointed me to, I realized how much my situation was similar to my husbands.

I had let some tiny remnants of old rejection wounds fester in my soul, causing me to overreact in certain situations. If I didn’t submit those to God, they would continue to grow.

Are you struggling to overcome rejection in your life? Are past wounds keeping you from flourishing relationships? Here are 6 Bible verses and confession to help you overcome rejection in life. #bibleverses #scriptures #prayers #freeprintable

Ultimately, our hurt begins to control us, poisoning all of the relationships around us.

God has done too much goodness in my life for me to allow any foothold from the enemy in!

I’m so grateful that God allowed me to see the enemy’s plan.

He does have one….

The enemy comes to steal, kill and destroy… (John 10:10)

What does the enemy say?

He wants to convince us that we are:




One of the schemes he uses to do this is rejection. Why?

Because if we believe these things, we won’t walk in the abundant life that God has for us.

But God’s plan is bigger and better….

His purpose is to give us a rich and satisfying life….. (John 10:10)

What does God say about us?

We are more valuable than a whole flock of sparrows. (Matthew 10:31)

We are fearfully and wonderfully made. (Psalm 139:13-16)

He loves us so much that He gave His Son for us. (John 3:16)

His love for us endures forever. (Psalm 136:26)

We are no longer orphans, but have been adopted into His kingdom as His children. (John 14:18, Romans 8:16)

He chose us as His special possession. (1 Peter 2:9)

We are loved, worthy and accepted.

When the pain of past rejection comes up, we have the power to declare what God’s Word says about us.

When we feel that no one understands the depth of pain or hurts we’ve experienced, we can be sure that El Roi (The God who sees us) sees every bit of it. His Word is a love letter to us, convincing us of His love and acceptance.

So how do we overcome rejection in life?

Are you struggling to overcome rejection in your life? Are past wounds keeping you from flourishing relationships? Here are 6 Bible verses and confession to help you overcome rejection in life. #bibleverses #scriptures #prayers #freeprintable

Declaring what God says about us.

As we declare His Word over us, we are reminded who we are and Whose we are. The Word is a shield that quenches the fiery arrow of rejection.

Today I’m laying out 6 prayer confessions we can declare over our lives when rejection tries to control us.

Are you struggling to overcome rejection in your life? Are past wounds keeping you from flourishing relationships? Here are 6 Bible verses and confession to help you overcome rejection in life. #bibleverses #scriptures #prayers #freeprintable

6 Bible Verses to Help You Overcome Rejection in Life

We are Never Alone

Even if my father and mother abandon me, the Lord will hold me close. Psalm 27:10 NLT

Lord, thank you that even if everyone around me abandons me, You never will. You are faithful. You hold me close in times where the rejection seems like to much. Heal my heart and make me whole like only You can. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

God is our Shepherd

The Lord is my shepherd; I have all that I need. He lets me rest in green meadows; he leads me beside peaceful streams. He renews my strength. He guides me along right paths, bringing honor to his name. Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me. Your rod and your staff protect and comfort me. You prepare a feast for me in the presence of my enemies. You honor me by anointing my head with oil. My cup overflows with blessings. Surely your goodness and unfailing love will pursue me all the days of my life and I will live in the house of the Lord forever. Psalm 23:1-6 NLT

Lord, thank you that You are my Shepherd. You provide everything that I need. I thank you that when rejection overwhelms my soul, that You lead me by still waters. You calm my soul and renew my strength. I do not have to fear rejection, because I know that You have my best interest at heart and will work all things out for my good. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

God is our Father

See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him. 1 John 3:1 ESV

Lord, I praise you that you have accepted me into your family. I am a child of the Living God, a blood washed citizen of Your Kingdom. I am a new creation in Christ. The old me is gone. Thank you that you are renewing my mind. That old patterns of thinking are fading away as I confess the truth of who I am in You. I am perfectly loved and accepted by You. Help me to walk in the fullness of who I am. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Jesus died for our Freedom

We’ve been surrounded and battered by troubles, but we’re not demoralized; we’re not sure what to do, but we know that God knows what to do; we’ve been spiritually terrorized, but God hasn’t left our side; we’ve been thrown down, but we haven’t broken. 2 Corinthians 4:8-9 MSG

Thank you, Lord, that the weight of past rejections have no hold over me. Jesus died so that I would be completely free…mind, body, soul and spirit. Renew my mind as I abide in you. Help me to see myself the way You see me. Even when I feel pressed in on every side, I will be confident in Your love and acceptance of me. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

We have the Power to Forgive

 But I say, love your enemies! Pray for those who persecute you! Matthew 5:44 NLT

Lord, help me to love (Person who hurt me) the way you love me. Father, they may be so wrapped up in their own pain, that they may not be able to see what they are doing. Or it could be that they had no intention of hurting me. Regardless of their motives, I forgive them. I hold nothing against them. I pray your blessing over them. Heal every wound they have and draw them closer to You. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

We are Unconditionally Loved

May you experience the love of Christ, though it is too great to understand fully. Then you will be made complete with all the fullness of life and power that comes from God. Ephesians 3:19 NLT

Thank you, Lord that You love me with an unconditional love. Help me to be confident in that love. As I abide in You and receive that love, help me to pour it out on others, even those who hurt me. Let me be a light that shines through the dark, because of my confidence in You.

**I’ve included a printable with all of the prayers and Bible verses listed here. Feel free to download them and print them out or put them on cards to keep with you.**

Are you struggling to overcome rejection in your life? Are past wounds keeping you from flourishing relationships? Here are 6 Bible verses and confession to help you overcome rejection in life. #bibleverses #scriptures #prayers #freeprintable


Today I’m sharing a featured post for the Salt & Light Linkup from Tiffiney Holmes at Welcome Home Ministry. Tiffiney’s post You Are the God Who Sees Me, is such a great reminder that we are not alone in our pain. When we feel rejected, misunderstood or unloved, God is with us. He sees us.

Here’s a sneak peak at her post:

Sometimes the circumstance causing our pain is epic.

Perhaps we have suffered a miscarriage, or we have a child on drugs, in jail, or one that has died from an overdose.  Maybe a husband has just confessed to infidelity or we’ve been served divorce papers.

But even if the genesis of our pain is less earth shattering, pain is still pain, and its effects can be emotionally crippling and spiritually debilitating if left unchecked.

>>>>> Read the Rest of Tiffiney’s Post Here<<<<<


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  1. Alisa, thank you for the honor of being a Salt and Light featured post. I wish it weren’t true, but at some time or another a woman is likely to be at her wits end…searching for answers that don’t (seem to) come, and groping in the dark for understanding. It’s during these times that we need reassurance that El Roi – The God who sees us – is watching. He feels our pain and is keenly aware of our circumstances (which may even be a God ordained trial). And thank you so much for the “overcome rejection” printable! I can only think of one way to fight off the sting of that pain – through God’s word. Have a blessed day.

  2. Thank you for baring your soul to us because this post has been a soothing balm to my own painful places. Your openness is always refreshing and I’m praying peace over the hurt places today. Love you friend.

    1. Thank you, friend! Definitely a vulnerable one here, but I’ve learned that I’m never the only one. The enemy loves to use rejection to hold us back. Thank you for your kind and encouraging words. You’re always a blessing to me!

  3. Leigh Ellen says:

    Alisa ~ this is beautiful, powerful and anointed! Praise be to God for the wisdom you have shared! Thank you for ushering us into the presence of God with these scriptures and prayers! Love you BIG, sweet friend.

  4. Amen and Amen! I LOVE the powerful truths you share in this post! You are so right that God has been too good in our lives for us to allow Satan to get a foothold on our peace and joy! I used to struggle a lot with rejection in the past, and book The Root of Rejection by Joyce Meyer was very helpful. Praise God that we have the authority through Christ to declare that we are healed, whole, and delivered! Thank you for the beautiful printable! 🙂

    1. I read that book too!! I love Joyce Meyer!! Thanks for stopping by to read today, friend! It’s always a blessing to connect with you.

  5. What a good word about how to pray about and deal with rejection!
    Sharing this one!

  6. Thank You Alisa for the word and prayers. I received this in my newsletter so timely, an encouragement for my hurting heart.

  7. Alisa, I love how you model praying scripture. And these are some wonderful verses! (How scary about your husband’s hand.) I so appreciate your ministry, friend. Just wanted to come here and tell you that today. Definitely pinning this post all around.

    1. Thank you, Betsy!!! You’re so sweet. Prayer is definitely one of my passions.

  8. oh Alisa how I need this today. My mind is just stuck on feeling rejected by the ones I love the most. I am soooo stuck, thank you

  9. thank you for this blog post. I needed help finding the scriptures against rejection. Thank you. its great to know we are not alone and we are not rejected when we belong to God. the Bible is the best book yet to use. 🙂

  10. Heather Miller says:

    This was beautiful and exactly what I needed! Thank God for leading me here and Thank you for your obedience in writing this.

  11. Richone Overcomer says:

    Thank you so much for allowing God to use your gift of writing. I really needed this on rejection. I didn’t know that the spirit of rejection and pain could cause you to miss God’s plan for your life. May God bless you for helping to free others of the spirit of rejection.

  12. Thank You So Much Again for Share Of God’s Word, I Love This Content Because of This Content Inspire Life.

  13. Great piece about rejection. Thanks for sharing!God bless and keep up the good writing!

    1. Asiimire Ritah says:

      Thanks so much for this special insight about how to overcome rejection with the power that is in word of God,l feel blessed and totally delivered in Jesus name Amen

  14. Thanks for sharing this beautiful selection of Bible verses about to Help you overcome rejection in life. I would like to add “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand” (Isaiah 41:10). I like this verse because it offers the reassurance of God’s presence and support, reminding you that you are not alone in your struggles. Blessings, Paul W.

  15. Thank you so much my dear for sharing such powerful prayers and scriptures to overcome the spirit of rejection with the power and the precious name of our Jesus Christ .I believe in God that my life will never be the same again in Jesus name.Amen

  16. Thank you for sharing. So very timely and I am reading and praying these scriptures over the life of my entire family. Praise God.

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