Top 10 Bible Verses for Trusting God in Difficult Times
You’ll find my top 10 Bible verses for trusting God in difficult times, as well as my prayers related to each Scripture that you can pray to claim God’s promises over your life, in this post. Don’t miss the free downloadable workbook below, which includes printable scripture and prayer cards.
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Promise #1: God loves you.
All who are weary and burdened, come to me, and I will give you rest; take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart (Matthew 11:28-30 NIV).
Promise #2: You can trust in God and his plans for your life
I’ve been trying so hard to find my own path, to solve my own problems, but nothing I’ve tried seems to work. Proverbs 3:5-6 NIV. I know you have a plan for my life, but I can’t see it right now.
Promise #3: You don’t need to be afraid
Isaiah 41:10-13: I will uphold you with my righteous right hand, and I will strengthen and help you; so fear not, for I am with you; do not be afraid, for I am your God.
Promise #4: You don’t need to worry.
“Do not be concerned about your life, what you will eat or drink,” Jesus advises. “Isn’t life more than food, and the body more than clothing?”
Promise #5: This is God’s fight, not yours.
Hezekiah said, “Do not be afraid or discouraged because of this massive army; the battle is not yours, but God’s; go out tomorrow and the Lord will be with you.” (2 Chronicles 20:15-17 NIV).
Promise #6: God is by your side and will give you strength
Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength, soar on eagle’s wings, run and not tire, walk and not faint. (Isaiah 40:29-31 NIV).
Promise #7: This is only a season. These hard times will pass.
Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 NIV There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot, a time to tear and mend, a time to search and a time to give up.
Promise #8: God will make all things new and bring beauty from these ashes
God promises to comfort those who mourn and bestow upon me a crown of beauty, oil of joy, and a garment of praise. Isaiah 61:1-3 NIV: Bind up my broken heart, proclaim freedom over my life, and release me from my darkness; God promises to comfort those who mourn and bestow upon me a crown of beauty, oil of joy, and a garment of praise.
Promise #9: God is more powerful than anything you’re facing
When I feel weak and limited, I will put my trust in you and remember that your power is limitless (Matthew 19:26 NIV). Jesus, I so often limit myself to what is humanly possible. When I feel weak and limited, I will remember that your power is limitless.
What does the Bible say about praising God in bad times?
1) Psalm 34:1-4 (NIV) I will always praise the Lord; his praise will be on my lips; I will glory in the Lord; let the oppressed hear and rejoice.
What happens when we praise God in difficult times?
God is never surprised by the things that happen in my life; God never says, “Wow, I didn’t see that coming; I hope Billy makes it through this.” When we praise God in difficult times, we gain new hope because we remember that God is in control and working for our good.
How do you trust God in difficult times?
When it comes to having faith in God during difficult times, look to God’s promises. God’s Word is full of promises that teach us how to have faith in God during difficult times. He tells us not to worry, to pray, and that He will give us peace that we can’t imagine.
What the Bible says about remembering what God has done?
Deuteronomy 8:2 And you shall remember the entire way that the Lord your God has led you these forty years in the wilderness, that he may humble you, testing you to see what was in your heart, whether you would keep his commandments or not.
What are the 7 types of praise?
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- #1 Towdah – See Strong’s #8426.
- #2 Yadah – See Strong’s #3034.
- #3 Baruch – See Strong’s #1288.
- #4 Shabach – See Strong’s #7623.
- #6 Halal – See Strong’s #1984.
- #7 Tehillah – See Strong’s #8416.
How do you keep faith in God in hard times?
How to Maintain Your Faith in the Face of Adversity
- Pray to God, the universe, or whatever higher power you believe in for the strength to love to your full potential.
- Be generous to others.
- Get inspired.
- Surround yourself with people you admire.
What God says about tough times?
Isaiah 26: 3-4 Those of steadfast mind you keep in peaceu2014because they trust in you. Trust in the Lord forever, for in the Lord God you have an everlasting rock. 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 nothing good.
What does the Bible says about praise?
Let us constantly offer to God a sacrifice of praise u2014 the fruit of lips that openly profess his name u2014 through Jesus, even in the darkest of times, we can praise God for his love, sovereignty, and promise to be near us when we call (Psalm 145:18).
What to say when you are praising God?
Request that God continue to bless your life.
- This could be as simple as saying, “Lord, continue to bless me each day according to Your wisdom.” When you’re done, say something like, “In Jesus’ name, Amen.”
Why must we trust God?
God knows everything we are going through right now and everything we will go through in the future, and he knows the best way to handle every situation so we get the best possible result, and we must trust him with it, following his path and trusting that he knows best, because he does.
How do you know when God is telling you something?
Repetition, or when a theme or message jumps out at you repeatedly, is one of the most obvious ways God tries to get your attention. It can be through Scripture, sermons, articles, podcasts, or any other means He chooses.
Can God Be Trusted?
God can only be trusted to keep his promises; he cannot be trusted to keep our agendas. This is why it is so important to have a relationship with God; we can then hold God to the promises he makes to us, rather than assuming that the promises he made to others in biblical times automatically apply to us.
Why remember what God has done?
#167. Throughout the Bible, God’s people are urged to REMEMBER all that He has done, including His rescues, mighty acts, love, judgments, and punishments.
Why did Jesus say remember me?
He Heals Our Minds, Bodies, and Spirits When Jesus said, “Remember me,” He meant, “Receive all that I have done for you.” He doesn’t just deal with our spirits; our minds and bodies also need to be made more “holy.” They need to receive everything that Jesus died to give us.
What happens when God remembers you?
When God remembers you, your tears will turn to joy, and unimaginable, unexpected, and unusual miracles will occur. But when God remembered her in Genesis 30:22 u2013 And God heardken to her and opened her womb.