These Bible Verses about Faith in Hard Times are the perfect dose of encouragement.
Let’s face it, life can get hard sometimes. Like really hard…
Have you ever felt like you’re breaking under the weight of a tough situation?
Whether you’re dealing with personal issues, money problems, health issues, or something else, the weight of life’s pressures can feel like too much.
If you’re feeling stress, overwhelmed, or you just need to boost your faith, these 49 Bible Verses are for you.
49 Bible Verses About Faith In Hard Times
When you don’t have faith or when you feel like your faith is weak, meditate on these scriptures.
1. Psalm 34:19
“The righteous person faces many troubles, but the LORD comes to the rescue each time.”
2. Psalm 145:18
“The LORD is close to all who call on him, yes, to all who call on him in truth.”
3. 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.”
4. Mark 5:36
“But Jesus overheard them and said to Jairus, “Don’t be afraid. Just have faith.””
5. Hebrews 11:1
“Faith is the confidence that what we hope for will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see.”
6. 2 Corinthians 5:7
“For we live by believing and not by seeing.”
7. Romans 8:24
“We were given this hope when we were saved. (If we already have something, we don’t need to hope for it.”
8. 2 Corinthians 4:18
“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.”
9. Genesis 50:20
“You intended to harm me, but God intended it all for good. He brought me to this position so I could save the lives of many people.”
10. Romans 8:28
“And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them.”
11. 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.”
12. Psalm 91:14-16
“The LORD says, “I will rescue those who love me. I will protect those who trust in my name. When they call on me, I will answer; I will be with them in trouble. I will rescue and honor them. I will reward them with a long life and give them my salvation.”
13. Psalm 34:18
“The LORD is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed.”
14. 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.”
15. Isaiah 54:17
“But in that coming day no weapon turned against you will succeed. You will silence every voice raised up to accuse you. These benefits are enjoyed by the servants of the LORD; their vindication will come from me. I, the LORD, have spoken!”
16. Isaiah 40:31
“But 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.”
17. Galatians 6:9
“So let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up.”
18. 1 Corinthians 10:13
“The temptations in your life are no different from what others experience. And God is faithful. He will not allow the temptation to be more than you can stand. When you are tempted, he will show you a way out so that you can endure.”
19. 1 Peter 7
“These trials will show that your faith is genuine. It is being tested as fire tests and purifies gold–though your faith is far more precious than mere gold. So when your faith remains strong through many trials, it will bring you much praise and glory and honor on the day when Jesus Christ is revealed to the whole world.”
20. 1 Peter 5:7
“Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you.”
21. 1 Peter 5:9
“Stand firm against him, and be strong in your faith. Remember that your Christian brothers and sisters all over the world are going through the same kind of suffering you are.”
22. James 1:2-3
“Dear brothers and sisters, 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.”
23. Romans 8:18
“Yet what we suffer now is nothing compared to the glory he will reveal to us later.”
24. Proverbs 3:6
“Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take.”
25. Matthew 21:22
“You can pray for anything, and if you have faith, you will receive it.”
26. Hebrews 11:6
“And it is impossible to please God without faith. Anyone who wants to come to him must believe that God exists and that he rewards those who sincerely seek him.”
27. 1 Corinthians 2:5
“I did this so you would trust not in human wisdom but in the power of God.”
28. Ephesians 6:10-17
“Therefore, put on every piece of God’s armor so you will be able to resist the enemy in the time of evil. Then after the battle you will still be standing firm. Stand your ground, putting on the belt of truth and the body armor of God’s righteousness. For shoes, put on the peace that comes from the Good News so that you will be fully prepared. In addition to all of these, hold up the shield of faith to stop the fiery arrows of the devil. Put on salvation as your helmet, and take the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.”
29. James 1:6-8
“But when you ask him, be sure that your faith is in God alone. Do not waver, for a person with divided loyalty is as unsettled as a wave of the sea that is blown and tossed by the wind. Such people should not expect to receive anything from the Lord. Their loyalty is divided between God and the world, and they are unstable in everything they do.”
30. 1 Corinthians 6:13
“Be on guard. Stand firm in the faith. Be courageous. Be strong.”
31. Romans 8:31
“What shall we say about such wonderful things as these? If God is for us, who can ever be against us?”
32. Romans 8:37
“No, despite all these things, overwhelming victory is ours through Christ, who loved us.”
33. John 16:33
“I have told you all this so that you may have peace in me. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world.”
34. 1 Corinthians 15:57-58
“But thank God! He gives us victory over sin and death through our Lord Jesus Christ. So, my dear brothers and sisters, be strong and immovable. Always work enthusiastically for the Lord, for you know that nothing you do for the Lord is ever useless.”
35. Proverbs 18:10
“The name of the LORD is a strong fortress; the godly run to him and are safe.”
36. 2 Samuel 22:2-3
“He sang: “The LORD is my rock, my fortress, and my savior; my God is my rock, in whom I find protection. He is my shield, the power that saves me, and my place of safety. He is my refuge, my savior, the one who saves me from violence.”
37. Psalm 9:9
“The LORD is a shelter for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.”
38. Psalm 59:16
“But as for me, I will sing about your power. Each morning I will sing with joy about your unfailing love. For you have been my refuge, a place of safety when I am in distress.”
39. Psalm 27:13
“Yet I am confident I will see the LORD’s goodness while I am here in the land of the living.”
40. Psalm 30:5
“Weeping may last through the night, but joy comes with the morning.”
41. John 14:26
“But when the Father sends the Advocate as my representative—that is, the Holy Spirit—he will teach you everything and will remind you of everything I have told you.”
42. 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.”
43. 2 Timothy 1:7
“For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.”
44. Philippians 4:7
“Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus.”
45. Psalm 94:19
“When doubts filled my mind, your comfort gave me renewed hope and cheer.”
46. 2 Corinthians 1:3-4
“All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is our merciful Father and the source of all comfort. He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others. When they are troubled, we will be able to give them the same comfort God has given us.”
47. Psalm 42:11
“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!”
48. 1 John 4:18
Such love has no fear, because perfect love expels all fear. If we are afraid, it is for fear of punishment, and this shows that we have not fully experienced his perfect love.
49. 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.
* All scriptures are NLT and were taken from www.biblehub.com
Quotes and Bible Verses about Faith in Hard Times
When I’m going through tough times, I have to continually encourage myself in the Lord.
It can be really hard to do, and some days it feels like more of a struggle. I’ve found that keeping positive reminders, quotes, and scriptures around me helps.
Whenever I look at them, they remind me where my faith is supposed to be.
That’s why I’ve turned some of my favorite quotes and scriptures into downloadable wallpapers for your phone.
Songs about Trusting God in Hard Times
Another fantastic weapon to use as you stand your ground in faith is praise and worship.
Praise and worship help you take your focus off of your problems and off of yourself.
It forces you to remember who God is. He’s faithful, able, and He’s working things out for you.
So in addition to meditating on those 49 Bible Verses about faith in hard times, I’ve created this playlist of praise and worship music.
I pray that it encourages you in whatever you’re going through right now.
How to Use the Bible Verses About Faith in Hard Times
I’ve found that meditating on the Word of God is one of the most important things I can do when i’m going through a hard time.
I recently had a miscarriage, and it was one of the most devastating experiences of my life.
The only reason I didn’t fall into a depression was because I was always reading the Word or listening to someone teach it.
Consistently listening to and meditating on relevant scriptures helped strengthen my faith so hat I could move forward.
I pray these quotes, songs, and Bible Verses about faith in hard times will help you.
w/ light and love,
Matthew 5:14 – You are the light of the world. And like a city on a hill that cannot be hidden.