Uplifting verses for hard times

Life is full of twists and turns and sometimes we fall upon hard times. No matter what the circumstance we can rest in the fact that God is always faithful. He will hold us in the hollow of His hand and when we ask, He will help us through the hard times. If you are struggling today, or you know someone who is in hard times, I hope that these 21 uplifting Scriptures will be a blessing.

Featured Verse: Psalms 119:67-68 Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I keep your word. You are good and do good; teach me your statutes

Cry Out To Jesus

Psalms 3:4 I cried aloud to the LORD,  and he answered me from his holy hill. Selah

Psalm 34:17 When the righteous cry for help, the LORD hears and delivers them out of all their troubles.

Psalms 50:15 …call upon me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall glorify me.

Proverbs 3:5-6 Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him,  and he will make straight your paths.

Isaiah 55:6 Seek the LORD while he may be found;  call upon him while he is near

Keep Your Head High and Sing Praises

Psalms 42:5 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

Psalms 66:17-20 I cried to him with my mouth, and high praise was on my tongue. If I had cherished iniquity in my heart, the Lord would not have listened. But truly God has listened; he has attended to the voice of my prayer. Blessed be God, because he has not rejected my prayer or removed his steadfast love from me!

Psalms 146:5-6 Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the LORD his God, who made heaven and earth,  the sea, and all that is in them, who keeps faith forever

Acts 16:25 About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them

Ephesians 3:20-21 Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, forever and ever. Amen.

Blessings & Deliverance On the Way

2 Corinthians 9:8 And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work.

2 Corinthians 1:10 He delivered us from such a deadly peril, and he will deliver us. On him we have set our hope that he will deliver us again.

Colossians 1:13 He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved Son

Hebrews 6:19-20 We have this as a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul, a hope that enters into the inner place behind the curtain, where Jesus has gone as a forerunner on our behalf, having become a high priest forever after the order of Melchizedek.

James 1:12 Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him.

On the Other Side of the Hard Trial

James 1:2-4 Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

Psalms 119:71-72 It is good for me that I was afflicted, that I might learn your statutes. The law of your mouth is better to me than thousands of gold and silver pieces.

Psalms 119:75-76 I know, O LORD, that your rules are righteous, and that in faithfulness you have afflicted me. Let your steadfast love comfort me according to your promise to your servant.

Romans 5:2-5 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. Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.

Romans 8:28 And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

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The Holy Bible, English Standard Version

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Bible Verses about Adversity, Tough Times, Hard Times, Difficult Times, Times of Trouble, Affliction ~ Inspirational, Motivational, Uplifting, Encouraging, Comforting and Reassuring Bible Verses, Quotes, Passages, Scriptures, Quotations, Readings, Poems About, On, Of, For Adversity, Storms, Tough Times, Rough Times, Hard Times, Difficult Times, Times of Trouble, Affliction, Despair.

Bible Verses & Scriptures to Read When Going Through or Dealing with Adversity, Tough Times, Down Times or When Things Are Crazy. What the Bible Says about Adversity, Tough Times, Hard Times, Difficult Times, Times of Trouble & Affliction. God Is Our Help, Strength, Shield and Refuge in Difficult Times. We can trust Him during times of adversity, hard times, & all the time!

Thoughts (See Bible Verses for Hard Times below)
God is our help, refuge and deliverer. God is always with us, even when things seem like they are beyond crazy.  Call upon God. Rest, Trust and Believe in God.  Put your eyes and your focus on God, fill your heart and mind with the word of God.

Dear Friends, God is our deliverance. He loves us more than anybody can or will. When Dealing With Adversity, Storms, Despair, Tough Times, Hard or Difficult Times, In Times of Trouble, Affliction – Please read Inspirational, Motivational, Uplifting, Encouraging Bible Verses & Quotes.

We should always ask God to direct our footsteps, and we should God’s direction.  May you feel the peace and presence of God in your life. May you hear God’s voice and be comforted and strengthened, with renewed hope. It is also very important to surround yourself with godly people (friends, relatives, etc) that will encourage you and help you focus on God. May God provide people that will stand by you and encourage you as you pass through the fire.

See Also:
Bible Verses about Being Overwhelmed & Stressed;

Bible Verses about God Helping Us Through Hard TimesBible Verses about Trusting God; Fixing your Eyes on God;

Bible Verses about Never Giving Up; Bible Verses about Peace & Strength

Suggestions: (Scroll down for Bible Verses)
Please continue to meditate on these verses and keep trusting that God is with you, God will see you through. You may choose to pick your favorite verse to memorize. Write it on a piece of paper, stick it in your wallet, stick it on your bedroom and bathroom mirrors. Fill your mind with God’s word and put your foucs on God. It is well.

Adversity Bible Verses for Tough Times and Times of Trouble
Psalm 91:1-2 “He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High
Will abide in the shadow of the Almighty.
I will say to the LORD, “My refuge and my fortress,
My God, in whom I trust!” (NASB)

Psalm 91:14 -15
“Because he loves me, says the Lord, I will rescue him;
I will protect him, for he acknowledges my name. He will call upon me, and
I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble, I will deliver him and honor him.” (NIV)

Proverbs 17:17 “A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.” (NIV)

Psalm 55:22 “Cast thy burden upon the LORD, and he shall sustain thee: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.” (KJV)

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.” (NIV)

Psalm 27:1
“The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?” (KJV)

Psalm 55:2
“Please listen and answer me, for I am overwhelmed by my troubles.” (NLT)

Psalm 138:3 “On the day I called, you answered me; my strength of soul you increased.” (ESV)

Psalm 55:22
“Cast your burden on the LORD, And He shall sustain you;
He shall never permit the righteous to be moved.” (NKJV)

Psalm 50:15 “And call upon me in the day of trouble: I will deliver you, and you will glorify me.” ~ ASV Ad.

Psalm 23:4 “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.” (KJV)

Nahum 1:7
“God is good, a hiding place in tough times.
He recognizes and welcomes anyone looking for help,
No matter how desperate the trouble.” (The Message)

2 Chronicles 16:9a
“For the eyes of the LORD run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to show Himself strong on behalf of those whose heart is loyal to Him.” (NKJV)

Psalm 145:14 “The LORD upholds all that fall, and raises up all those that are bowed down.” ~ KJV Ad.

Psalm 91:14 – 16 “Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high, because he hath known my name. He shall call upon me, and I will answer him: I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him, and honour him. With long life will I satisfy him, and shew him my salvation.” (KJV)

Psalm 9:9-10
“The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble. Those who know your name trust in you, for you, Lord, have never forsaken those who seek you.” (NIV)

Psalm 34:17 “The righteous cry, and the LORD hears, and delivers them out of all their troubles.” (KJV Ad.)

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)

Psalm 34:4
“I sought the LORD, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.”(KJV)

Proverbs 3:5-6
“Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.” (KJV)

Psalm 46
“God is our refuge and strength,
A very present help in trouble.
Therefore we will not fear,
Even though the earth be removed,
And though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea;

Though its waters roar and be troubled,
Though the mountains shake with its swelling. Selah
There is a river whose streams shall make glad the city of God,
The holy place of the tabernacle of the Most High.
God is in the midst of her, she shall not be moved;
God shall help her, just at the break of dawn.
The nations raged, the kingdoms were moved;
He uttered His voice, the earth melted.
The LORD of hosts is with us;
The God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah

Come, behold the works of the LORD,
Who has made desolations in the earth.
He makes wars cease to the end of the earth;
He breaks the bow and cuts the spear in two;
He burns the chariot in the fire.

Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations,

I will be exalted in the earth!
The LORD of hosts is with us;
The God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah ” (NKJV)

Adversity Hymns
“It is well with my soul” is a hymn written by Horatio Spafford, a man who was going through one of the biggest storms anyone can ever go through.

Here is the first verse of the hymn:
“When peace like a river, attendeth my way,
When sorrows like sea billows roll;
Whatever my lot, Thou hast taught me to say,
It is well, it is well, with my soul.” Amen.
See Also: Bible Verses about Trials & Tribulations: 26 Comforting Scriptures ;
Trusting God in the Midst of the Storm, Adversity, Trials, Chaos

In Summary – Please be encouraged, IT IS WELL. And please, don’t forget to meditate on the scriptures above and to put your focus on God. God is with you, he will strengthen you. Amen.

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Are you currently going through some hard life situations? A lot of people have found out that comfort and power of the Bible verses can actually help them when facing hard and stressful times. A lot of people of the faith think that verses from the Bible are directly motivated by the mind and heart of God. Bible verse has the power of uplifting your spirits when you are down, giving you the power and strength during the weakest time of your life.

Scriptures in happy living are best for those who are fighting, depressed, discouraged, fearful or hopeless. Meditating on the promises of God can also assist you improve your faith, hoping that He is going to hear your prayer and your life’s situation will change or turn around. Here are some of the Bible verses that uplift you especially if you are stress and nowhere to run.

Nahum Chapter 1: Verse 7: “The Lord is good, a stronghold in a day of trouble; he protects those who take refuge in him.”

God is good all the time. Keep in mind that you have somebody you can depend on during your weakest time. Somebody who will assist you once you need assistance, take refuge in comprehending that you’re not alone with your issues as God is always on your side to help you and protect you. Are you failiar to the song” Footsteps in the Sand” it says that during your darkest time even when your friends and family turn away from you, God will never let your down. He will carry you and help ease your burden

Matthew Chapter 5: Verse 4: “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted”

This uplifting verse doesn’t require much explanation. Once you need to grieve, do so. You’ll be comforted, never afraid to grieve alone. God is with you and He will comfort you in your hard time. It is ok to grieve, and you must feel free to grieve a loss.

Psalm Chapter 55: Verse 22: “Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.”

You can write this verse on your card and place it in your purse and wallet. When you feel that you all the things happen is not in your favor, just read this verse and you will see the God is always here beside you to help you with your burden. Keep in mind that God will not give you a problem which you can’t overcome. No matter how big your problem is, or no matter how hard it is, Lord is always here to guide. Just pray and anticipate for a bright future.

Some other uplifting Bible verses that can assist your during a stressful days are:

“The LORD is on my side; I will not fear: what can man do unto me?” (Psalm 118:6 KJV)

“Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.” (Psalm 23:4 KJV)

“No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn.” (Isaiah 54:17 KJV)

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