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13 Most Powerful Bible Verses For Times of Trial and Tribulation

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Where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of Heaven and earth.
Psalm 121:2

13 Most Powerful Bible Verses For Times of Trial and Tribulation

As Job found out, trouble is no respecter of persons (Job 5:7; 14:1). The people who lived during biblical times were no stranger to the trials and tribulations of life, and nor are we today. In fact, you are more than likely passing through some sort of trial or tribulation right now. The difference between those who can more easily rise above it and those who cannot, are those who are well acquainted with the character of God — the loving, protecting Father who is quick to console His children. He comforted our early ancestors then, and He certainly comforts all of us today. No matter what you are going through, strengthen your faith. Believe that your Heavenly Father will lift you out of any challenge you are facing.

If you are going through a season of trouble right now, prayerfully read over these 13 Most Powerful Bible Verses For Times of Trial and Tribulation. Prayerfully meditate on the stories of our earliest ancestors who have persevered with God’s grace. Not only will they strengthen your faith, they will encourage you to persevere also. The Lord’s Word is a reminder that He is always in control, He is always with you, and He will always deliver you.

13 Most Powerful Bible Verses For Times of Trial and Tribulation

Psalm 121:1-2

I lift up my eyes to the mountains—where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of Heaven and earth.

Psalm 121:1-2 Reflection

No matter what you are going through today, remember that your help comes from the Lord. Faithful friends and family may be helpful at times, but it is the Lord Who has the power to deliver you.

Nahum 1:7

The Lord is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; and He knows those who trust in Him.

Nahum 1:7 Reflection

Believe that the Lord is good. He is your stronghold. Everything He does is for your greater good. Trust Him in every situation and at all times, for the Lord knows and honors those who do.

Psalm 46:1

God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.

Psalm 46:1 Reflection

Who is your refuge and your strength, an ever-present help in trouble? It is not an employee, a neighbor, or even a family member. That is not to say they will not be of help from time to time, but they simply do not have the divine wherewithal to know what is best for you long-term. Only God knows the beginning from the end, the end from the beginning; the perfect way in which you should go. Only God is ever-present, all-knowing, and all-powerful. Trust in Him.

2 Corinthians 4:8-9

We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed.

2 Corinthians 4:8-9 Reflection

You are not crushed, in despair, abandoned or destroyed because, as a child of God, the good Lord goes with you wherever you go. No matter how bad things may get, hard-pressed on every side, perplexed, persecuted or even struck down, the Lord has already decided that you are victorious! Have faith in He who delivers you.

John 14:1

Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me.

John 14:1 Reflection

Jesus reminds us that He is the way, the Truth and the Light. Just as your forefathers experienced His power first-hand, you too can trust in His saving grace and mercy in times of need. Do not let your heart be troubled, Jesus is with you now and for all time. And if He is with you, who dare be against you?

Isaiah 43:2

When you pass through [rough] 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.

Isaiah 43:2 For Reflection:

Our Lord assures you that He is with you wherever you go. No waters will be too rough for you; no fire too enflamed; no trial too heavy to bear. With Jesus, you can do all things with a supernatural strength, fortitude and wisdom. You need only to believe that with Him nothing is impossible.

Psalm 31:7

I will be glad and rejoice in Your mercy, for You have considered my trouble; You have known my soul in adversities.

Psalm 31:7 Reflection

The Lord Who sits upon the Heavenly throne considers all your troubles. Praise God! He knows exactly what you are going through and what you need. He knows full well your every adversity right now. So even with all your trouble today, rejoice in Him and trust in His promise to deliver those who love Him.

Hebrews 4:15-16

For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses, but we have One Who has been tempted in every way, just as we are—yet He did not sin. Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.

Hebrews 4:15-16 Reflection

How great it is to know that the Lord, the One to Whom you pray and trust, understands your plight. He has compassion and empathy for what you are called to endure because He too experienced our world. Not only did He experience our world as God, but as man — fully man, fully God. Therefore, we can approach the Throne of Grace with confidence knowing that He has great understanding and patience for us. A never-ending desire to help us.

Psalm 23:4

Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.

Psalm 23:4 Reflection

Even when you walk through the darkest valley of life, you can be sure that you are not alone. God Himself is walking beside you. His all powerful rod and staff is there to protect and comfort you.

2 Corinthians 1:3-4

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, Who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.

2 Corinthians 1:3-4 Reflection

When you are under the pressures of the world, praise your God in faith. He is compassionate to your every need, the One who comforts you in times of trouble. Being that you will so graciously receive His mercy in your time of need, remember that you then are called to comfort others in theirs.

Psalm 138:7

Though I walk in the midst of trouble, You will revive me; You will stretch out Your hand against my enemies, and Your right hand will save me.

Psalm 138:7 Reflection

Not only will God revive and restore you, He will also vindicate you! He promises to stretch out His mighty hand against your enemies and save you from all harm. With faith and as a child of God, you have nothing to fear!

Matthew 5:4

Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.

Matthew 5:4 Reflection

So simple and so true. God blesses those who mourn. He promises to comfort you in your trouble. Draw near to Him today!

Psalm 55:22

Cast your cares on the Lord and He will sustain you; He will never let the righteous be shaken.

Psalm 55:22 Reflection

Why will the Lord sustain you if you cast all your cares on Him? Because in doing so your faith has been tested. More than anything else, the Lord requires faith. It is faith that moves the mountain, enacts the mighty hand of God, and ultimately sets us free. The Lord will never allow the righteous (the faithful) to be shaken. So today, cast all your care on Him and trust that He will sustain you.

Verse for Reflection

“You will find Me when you seek Me with all your heart” -Jer. 29:13.

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1 comment on “13 Most Powerful Bible Verses For Times of Trial and Tribulation

  1. shirley

    i enjoyed reading these verses thank you.

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