10 Encouraging Bible Verses for Hard Times

Sometimes, no matter how strong our faith is, life becomes too much to handle. We feel like we’re drowning in a whirlpool of despair. Whether it’s our relationships, our finances, our health or a combination of several issues, at times our problems seem insurmountable. ‘Where is God in all of this?’ we may ask.

If that sounds all too familiar to you, these 10 encouraging Bible verses for hard times offer solace.

Isaiah 43:1-2

Fear not, for I have redeemed you, I have called you by name: You are Mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you, and through the rivers, they shall not overflow you. When you walk through the fire you shall not be burned. Nor shall the flame scorch you.

Romans 5:5

Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us.

John 14:27

Peace I leave with you, my peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.

Joshua 1:9

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.

Psalm 46:10

Be still and know that I am God.

1 Peter 5:6-7

Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you in due time, casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you.

Proverbs 3:5

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding;

Deuteronomy 33:27

The eternal God is your refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms.

Jeremiah 29:11

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.

Philippians 4:6-7

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Jesus Christ.

Matthew 11:28-30

Come to me all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.

When difficulties engulf you, come back to these 10 encouraging Bible verses for hard times. Pray through them, absorb God’s peace and know that He is always with you.

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One Response to 10 Encouraging Bible Verses for Hard Times

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