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Religious Sympathy Messages and Quotes

If you are sending a sympathy card or message to someone you know that is religious, or has deeply held religious beliefs, you may want to consider using some religious sympathy quotes.

They can express the sorrow you have for them and remind them of how their religion can give them solace in their time of need and sadness.

Many people use their faith as a way to cope with a loss, using it to help deal with the pain and suffering losing a loved one or friend brings. So reminding them of the an appropriate verse from the bible or quote from a religious figure can be a comforting reminder of the strength that faith can give them.

So try using one of the religious sympathy quotes below or scroll further down for some religious sympathy messages. However remember that you should proceed with some caution and be certain the recipient is open to receiving anything religious.

You should be absolutely sure they won’t be offended or upset by a religious message or condolence beforehand and if you are in any doubt then stick to a regular sympathy message.

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Bible Verses

Religious Sympathy Bible Verses

  • “When you go through deep waters, I will be with you.” ~ Isaiah 43:2
  • “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. ~ Matthew 5:4
  • “He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.” ~ Revelation 21:4
  • “Come to me, all who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” ~ Matthew 11:28
  • “The memory of the righteous is a blessing.” Proverbs 10:7 ~ Proverbs 10:7
  • “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies; and whoever lives and believes in me will never die.” ~ John 11:25,26
  • “No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love him.” 1 Corinthians 2:9
  • “Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace.” Romans 15:13
  • “Casting all your care upon Him; for he cares for you.” ~ I Peter 5:7
  • “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” ~ Psalm 46:1
  • “O LORD, you hear the desire of the afflicted; you will strengthen their heart; you will incline your ear” ~ Psalm 10:17
  • “Let, I pray Thee, Thy merciful kindness be for my comfort.” Psalm 119:76
  • “The eternal God is thy refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms.” Deuteronomy 33:27
  • “When the cares of my heart are many, your consolations cheer my soul.” ~ Psalm 94:19
  • “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.” ~ Romans 15:13
  • “And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” ~ Philemon 4:7
  • “The God of love and peace shall be with you” ~ 2 Corinthians 13:11
  • “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you.” ~ John 14:27
  • “Let us come boldly to the very throne of God and stay there to receive His mercy and to find grace to help us in our times of need.” ~ Hebrews 4:16
  • “I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you.” ~ John 14:18
  • “Now the Lord of peace Himself gives you peace always.” II Thessalonians 3:16
  • “He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.” ~ Revelation 21:4
  • “The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make His face shine upon you and be gracious to you.” Numbers 6:24-25
  • “Pray about everything; tell God your needs… If you do this, you will experience God’s peace, which is far more wonderful than the human mind can understand. His peace will keep your thoughts and your hearts quiet and at rest as you trust in Christ Jesus. ” Philippians 4:6-7

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Religious Sympathy Messages

If you prefer you can write a simple message or note that has a religious element to it rather than using a direct quote or verse. These are perfect for expressing your condolences in a card, possibly with flowers. You can edit and change the messages below to fit your situation or use them directly as they are.

  • I’m so sorry for your loss. I’ll be praying for you
  • Sending you and your family love and prayers during this tough time. I am so very sorry for your loss
  • My prayers go out to you at this time of loss
  • You are in my thoughts and prayers today
  • My prayers hope you find the peace in God’s love during this trying time
  • He who is everlasting is with us even beyond death.
  • I pray that Jesus can help you find comfort and solace in this time of loss and sorrow
  • Remember that’s God’s love is always with you, and I’ll be praying for you at this difficult time
  • Those who are asleep will awaken on the day the Lord comes for us all
  • So sorry for your loss. May Gods love comfort you during this testing time
  • The hope of salvation is most important in our lives when death touches us
  • May our Lord bless and comfort you and your family during this time of grief. Please accept our sincere condolences
  • I pray that you feel Gods love as you mourn the loss of a loved one
  • I hope you can find some comfort in knowing you are in my prayers and that God’s light can guide you during this time of loss
  • You went to heaven too soon, leaving behind you only tears and pain. May God rest your soul
  • Cast your burdens on the one who can carry the weight of the world. He will not tire.
  • We are praying that God will comfort you in this time of sorrow and shower you with blessings
  • I will be praying that with God’s help you find the strength to overcome this loss
  • Please accept my condolences and may the Lord comfort and bless you and your family in this time of loss
  • Sending the deepest condolences to you in this time of grief. You will be in my thoughts and prayers
  • May the love and support of friends and family, as well as God, help you through this
  • Praying for peace for your heart during this time
  • May the condolences and prayers of friends give you strength and help to ease your pain in the time of loss
  • When something like this happens, it’s easy to get discouraged. I am praying for the encouragement to overcome this difficulty
  • Only God can know what you are feeling in your heart now, and only He can restore your spirit. I am available to pray with you anytime
  • We send our deepest sympathies for your loss. Our prayers hope God will give you peace and some understanding during this time
  • Through God’s Love and divine understanding, I pray that He grant you the kind of comfort that He alone can give
  • In this sorrowful time, I would like to extend to you my heartfelt condolences. May our Lord comfort you and your loved ones
  • I pray you find God’s love a comfort in this terrible time
  • My prayers are with you and your family and my hope is God will look after you
  • ‘Whosoever believes in Him shall not perish but have everlasting life.’ This is proven the day our bodies die
  • I can’t imagine what you feel, but I can have faith and hope for you and your family during this time
  • Please accept my deepest condolences, and know that God loves you and can restore your spirits, give you peace, and strengthen you
  • It is during the toughest times that our faith is tested the most. I pray you will find strength in your faith and be reminded of God’s love; easing your pain
  • We pray that the love of God enfolds you during your difficult times and that he helps you heal with the passage of time
  • Perhaps they are not the stars, but rather, openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy
  • In Christ’s loving arms, there is enough strength to carry you, grace to keep you strong, and more than enough love to carry you through this time. I am so sorry for your loss
  • God will always be there for you, even in your darkest hour. Take comfort and strength from His presence

Religious Sympathy Eulogies

These short eulogies praise the deceased and gives sympathy to the family for their loss.


He left this world after a long, hard suffering, the best husband, father and grandfather. May God keep you beside him, so you may watch over us


Pious homage, honor and remembrance in memory of the man who was a husband, son in law, brother, brother in law and uncle


All my life I will remember your kindness and love. May God forgive you of your sins, and may you stay with the angels up there, in a place free from pain and suffering


In a time of great ordeal, we are with our colleague and her family at the separation from her loved father. May God give him eternal rest and may He put his soul where the righteous rest. Sincere condolences


A gentle soul ascended to heaven, leaving behind a lot of pain and anger. We say goodbye to our friend
We forever support the family of (Name), now that she has been separated from the man that was a father, grandfather and father-in-law.
With boundless heartache, we announce the separation from our beloved father and grandfather. May God bless his soul


In the hard times caused by the departure to the angels in the sky of his dear brother, we are with our colleague (Name), with thoughts of comfort and compassion. God rest him in peace


A prayer, my thoughts of love, flowers and many tears is all I can offer now, when your soul is summoned to heaven, leaving a grieving mother desolated forever. I loved you and I will forever keep you in my heart, my dear son


Tears and flowers will now be brought to your grave and your sad gentle eyes will be just a memory. God’s forgiveness and eternal rest come upon the man who was a husband, son in law, brother and uncle


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