Below are 15 motivational verses from the Quran for when we need it, and of course we need it all the time in our lives.
We all need a little motivation from time to time, because life can sometimes bring happiness as well as sorrows. Allah (swt) who has created us knows our nature very well. It is why you’ll find many verses in the Quran that deal with our natural inclinations and bring us peace when it’s most needed.
Even our beloved Prophet (saw) needed motivation at times, I’ll list a few motivational verses from the Quran so that we can ponder over it and bring the contentment back in our hearts and minds.
It is a fact that the remembrance of Allah brings peace in the heart. It is better to ponder over the verses to bring us even closer to Allah (swt). You can look up tafseer books to see in which context the verses were revealed to get a better understanding.
I’ve carefully selected a few verses here, so if you are feeling sad, lonely or are experiencing some difficult times I hope these verses will help you lift yourself.
Motivational Verses from the Quran
Is there any reward for good other than good? Quran 55:60
No disaster strikes except by permission of Allah . And whoever believes in Allah – He will guide his heart. And Allah is Knowing of all things. Quran 64:11
Say, (O Muhammad, to mankind): If ye love Allah, follow me; Allah will love you and forgive you your sins. Allah is Forgiving, Merciful. Quran 3:31
… And whoever holds firmly to Allah has [indeed] been guided to a straight path. Quran 3:101
Say, He is Allah, [who is] One, Allah , the Eternal Refuge. Quran 112:1-2
And We have not sent you (O Muhammad SAW) except as a giver of glad tidings and a warner to all mankind, but most of men know not. Quran 34:28
And incline not toward those who do wrong, lest the Fire should touch you, and you have no protectors other than Allah, nor you would then be helped. Quran 11:113
And We have sent you (O Muhammad SAW) not but as a mercy for the Alamin (mankind, jinns and all that exists). Quran 21:107
And the slaves of the Most Beneficent (Allah) are those who walk on the earth in humility and sedateness, and when the foolish address them (with bad words) they reply back with mild words of gentleness. Quran 25:63
And seek help through patience and prayer, and indeed, it is difficult except for the humbly submissive [to Allah]. Quran 2:45
O you who have believed, seek help through patience and prayer. Indeed, Allah is with the patient. Quran 2:153
O you who believe! be patient and excel in patience and remain steadfast, and be careful of (your duty to) Allah, that you may be successful. Quran 3:200
Or think you that you will enter Paradise without such (trials) as came to those who passed away before you? They were afflicted with severe poverty and ailments and were so shaken that even the Messenger and those who believed along with him said, “When (will come) the Help of Allah?” Yes! Certainly, the Help of Allah is near! Quran 2:214
Your Lord has not taken leave of you, [O Muhammad], nor has He detested [you]. And the Hereafter is better for you than the first [life]. And your Lord is going to give you, and you will be satisfied. Quran 93:3-5
And We will surely test you with something of fear and hunger and a loss of wealth and lives and fruits, but give good tidings to the patient. Quran 2:155
When the victory of Allah has come and the conquest, And you see the people entering into the religion of Allah in multitudes, Then exalt [Him] with praise of your Lord and ask forgiveness of Him. Indeed, He is ever Accepting of repentance. Quran 110
I hope these verses will help you gain peace in your hearts and minds. Please share among your friends and family so that we all may benefit from the words of Allah (swt) and gain more rewards. As a bonus check out these free downloadable Islamic pictures with the verses from the Quran. Use it as your profile picture or whatever you like.