Faith Verses during Hard Times

faith verses for hard times

Deuteronomy 31:8

Do not be afraid or discouraged, for the LORD will personally go ahead of you. He will be with you; he will neither fail you nor abandon you. (NLT)

Joshua 1:9

This is my command – be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the LORD your God is with you wherever you go. (NLT)

2 Chronicles 15:7

But as for you, be strong and courageous, for your work will be rewarded. (NLT)

Psalms 3:4

I cried out to the LORD, and he answered me from his holy mountain. (NLT)

Psalms 9:9

The LORD is a shelter for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble. (NLT)

Psalms 20:1

In times of trouble, may the LORD answer your cry. May the name of the God of Jacob keep you safe from all harm. (NLT)

Psalms 23:4

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. (NLT)

Psalms 27:1

The LORD delivers and vindicates me! I fear no one! The LORD protects my life! I am afraid of no one! (NET)

Psalms 27:5

He will surely give me shelter in the day of danger; he will hide me in his home; he will place me on an inaccessible rocky summit. (NET)

Psalms 34:17

The LORD hears his people when they call to him for help. He rescues them from all their troubles. (NLT)

Psalms 34:18

The LORD is near the brokenhearted; he delivers those who are discouraged. (NET)

Psalms 34:19

The righteous person faces many troubles, but the LORD comes to the rescue each time.(NLT)

Psalm 37:5

Commit your future to the LORD! Trust in him, and he will act on your behalf. (NET)

Psalms 42:5

Why am I discouraged? Why is my heart so sad? I will put my hope in God! I will praise him again–my Savior and my God.(NLT)

Psalms 46:1

God is our strong refuge; he is truly our helper in times of trouble.  (NET)

Psalms 50:15

Pray to me when you are in trouble! I will deliver you, and you will honor me! (NET)

Psalms 55:22

Give your burdens to the LORD, and he will take care of you. He will not permit the godly to slip and fall.(NLT)

Psalm 62:1-2

For he is my God and my Saviour: he is my protector, I shall be moved no more. (Douay Rheims)

Psalms 86:7

I will call to you whenever I’m in trouble, and you will answer me. (NLT)

Psalm 91:4

He will shelter you with his wings; you will find safety under his wings. His faithfulness is like a shield or a protective wall. (NET)

Psalms 91:14

The LORD says, “I will rescue those who love me. I will protect those who trust in my name. (NLT)

Psalms 91:15

When you call to me, I will answer you. I will be with you when you are in trouble. I will save you and honor you. (God’s Word)

Proverbs 3:5-6

Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding.  in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. (NET, NIV)

Proverbs 30:5

Every word of God proves true. He is a shield to all who come to him for protection. (NLT)

Isaiah 26:3

You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.(ESV)

Isaiah 40:29

God gives power to the weak and strength to the powerless. (NLT)

Isaiah 40:31

Those who trust in the LORD will find new strength. They will soar high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint. (NLT)

Isaiah 41:10

Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand. (NLT)

Isaiah 43:2

When you go through deep waters, I will be with you. When you go through rivers of difficulty, you will not drown. When you walk through the fire of oppression, you will not be burned up; the flames will not consume you. (NLT)

Jeremiah 29:11

For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. (NIV)

Jeremiah 32:27

I am the LORD God of all humanity. Nothing is too hard for me. (God’s Word)

John 14:27

I am leaving you with a gift-peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid. (NLT)

Romans 8:18

What we suffer now is nothing compared to the glory he will reveal to us later. (NLT)

Romans 8:28

And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. (NIV)

Romans 12:2

Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect. (NLT)

Ephesians 3:20,21

Now all glory to God, who is able, through his mighty power at work within us, to accomplish infinitely more than we might ask or think. (NLT)

Philippians 4:6

Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. (NLT)

Philippians 4:13

For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength. (NLT)

2 Corinthians 1:4

He (God) comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others.

2 Corinthians 4:8,9

We are pressed on every side by troubles, but we are not crushed. We are perplexed, but not driven to despair. We are hunted down, but never abandoned by God. We get knocked down, but we are not destroyed. (NLT)

2 Corinthians 4: 17,18

For our present troubles are small and won’t last very long. Yet they produce for us a glory that vastly outweighs them and will last forever! So we don’t look at the troubles we can see now; rather, we fix our gaze on things that cannot be seen. For the things we see now will soon be gone, but the things we cannot see will last forever. (NLT)

2 Corinthians 9:8

And God will generously provide all you need. Then you will always have everything you need and plenty left over to share with others. (NLT)

2 Corinthians 12:9

God said – My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness. (NLT)

1 Peter 4:12-13

Don’t be surprised at the fiery trials you are going through as if something strange were happening to you. Instead, be very glad–for these trials make you partners with Christ in his suffering, so that you will have the wonderful joy of seeing his glory when it is revealed to all the world. (NLT)

1 Peter 5:7

Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you. (NLT)

1 Peter 5:10

After you have suffered a little while, he will restore, support, and strengthen you, and he will place you on a firm foundation. (NLT)

James 1:2-4

When troubles come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy. For you know that when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow. So let it grow, for when your endurance is fully developed, you will be perfect and complete, needing nothing. (NLT)

James 1:12

God blesses those who patiently endure testing and temptation. Afterward, they will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him. (NLT)