“How can I get through hard times without giving up hope? What Bible verses give me strength during hard times?”
Are you struggling with a tough time at home or at work? Perhaps you’re going through a rough patch in your relationship with God. Or maybe you’ve lost hope after experiencing several setbacks. In the midst of a pandemic and massive job losses when so many people are having a hard time, it has never been more important to look to God for strength in the midst of hard times.
The Bible has some great messages about strength and hope during times of trouble. These verses can encourage us and give us hope during our toughest moments.
Bible Verses About Strength
When bad things happen, we often feel weak and hopeless. But God promises us strength and hope when we face adversity. In fact, He says that we will become strong and mighty in every way.
We live in a world where bad things happen all the time. Sometimes, our lives get turned upside down and we find ourselves facing difficult situations. It's natural to feel weak and powerless when faced with these challenges. But God has promised us strength and power when we face trials.
In this article, I'll share my favorite Bible verses that will help you gain confidence and strength when you're going through tough times. These verses will encourage you to trust God and not give up even though you may feel weak and helpless.
Where Do We Find Strength?
God wants to show his love towards us through our trials and tribulations. He gives us strength and hope, so that we can endure anything that comes our way. If you feel like you don't have strength or hope, read these verses from the Bible and see how God will give you both.
Psalm 46:1-3 God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging.
Proverbs 18:10 The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous run into it and are safe.
Nehemiah 8:10 Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.
Isaiah 41:10 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.
Exodus 15:2 The Lord is my strength and my song; he has given me victory. This is my God, and I will praise him— my father’s God, and I will exalt him!
Psalm 9:9-10 The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble.
Psalm 34:10b Those who seek the Lord lack no good thing.
Isaiah 26: 3-4 Those of steadfast mind you keep in peace—because they trust in you. Trust in the Lord forever, for in the Lord God you have an everlasting rock.
1 Chronicles 16:11 Seek the LORD and his strength; seek his presence continually!
Psalm 32:7-8 You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance.
Exodus 33:14 My presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.
Deuteronomy 31:8 It is the Lord who goes before you. He will be with you; he will not fail you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed.
Deuteronomy 33:27 The eternal God is your refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms.
Psalm 34:17 When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears, and rescues them from all their troubles.
Isaiah 30:15 In repentance and rest is your salvation, in quietness and trust is your strength.
Bible Verses About Hope In God
These verses will help you find hope in God and encourage you to live each day as though it were your last.
I believe these verses are important because they teach us to look forward to our future with joy. They also remind us that even though we may feel hopeless sometimes, we should always remember that God has a plan for us. He wants to bless us and make us happy.
If you've ever felt hopeless, these verses will inspire you to live each day with hope in God.
Hebrews 11:1 Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.
Romans 15:13 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 5:1 Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God.
Deuteronomy 31:6 Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.
Psalm 39:7 And now, O Lord, for what do I wait? My hope is in you.
1 Timothy 6:17 As for the rich in this present age, charge them not to be haughty, nor to set their hopes on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly provides us with everything to enjoy.
Psalm 71:5 For you, O Lord, are my hope, my trust, O Lord, from my youth.
Mark 9:23 And Jesus said to him, “‘If you can’! All things are possible for one who believes.”
Psalm 43:5 Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my salvation and my God.
Psalm 119:114 You are my hiding place and my shield; I hope in your word.
Psalm 33:18 Behold, the eye of the Lord is on those who fear him, on those who hope in his steadfast love,
Job 5:15-16 He saves the needy from the sword in their mouth; he saves them from the clutches of the powerful. So the poor have hope, and injustice shuts its mouth.
Psalm 130:5 I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and in his word I hope;
Psalm 119:81 My soul longs for your salvation; I hope in your word.
Psalm 9:18 For the needy shall not always be forgotten, and the hope of the poor shall not perish forever.
2 Corinthians 3:12-14 Therefore, since we have such a hope, we are very bold. We are not like Moses, who would put a veil over his face to prevent the Israelites from seeing the end of what was passing away. But their minds were made dull, for to this day the same veil remains when the old covenant is read. It has not been removed, because only in Christ is it taken away.
Psalm 146:5 Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the Lord his God,
Psalm 42:11 Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my salvation and my God.
Titus 1:1-2 Paul, a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, for the sake of the faith of God’s elect and their knowledge of the truth, which accords with godliness, in hope of eternal life, which God, who never lies, promised before the ages began
1 Thessalonians 1:3 Remembering before our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Peter 1:13 Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.
Have your own favorite verses that have given you strength, courage, resolve or hope in the midst of struggle? Tell us what it is in the comments!