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15 Bible Verses That Will Help Your Faith in Hard Times

15 Bible Verses that strengthen faith in hard times. (Updated)

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Are you passing through one challenging situation or the other, and its like there's no hope again?. Fear is drowning you and you can't even catch a glimpse of a little faith within you?.

Yes, the truth remains that as Christians we're going to be faced with many challenges, but the Lord Jesus Christ said we should be of good cheer, he has overcome. Praise God. 

This means, whenever we're passing through trials and temptations of life, the best we can do is to study the bible verses that can help our faith, and keep on believing/having faith in God.  

And when we do, we tend to please God. 

The following are 15 verses of the scripture that will help your faith in trying times

1. Isaiah 43:2

"When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. 

When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze." 

A picture of deep waters suggests a situation that is so hard on us and we can't even get through it ourselves. 

Yet, God is promising us that he will be there with us, he will never leave us nor forsake us, and he will come to us. 

Remember the three Hebrew men who are thrown into a furnace of fire, the Bible recorded  that, there was an appearance of a fourth man (son of God). 

2. Psalm 37:5

"Commit your way to the Lord. Trust in Him, and He will act."

In hard times, committing your ways into God's hands is an indication that you're totally surrendering to the Lordship of Christ. Which means you're not relying on your understanding, you're trusting God to show you the way. 

3.  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."

When you put your trust/faith in God, you definitely don't have anything to fear again. God said, He would be Your strength, He will hold up your right hand. 

4. Philippians 4:13

"I can do everything through Christ who gives me strength."

Let this be your confession during trying or hard times and you will see your faith leap up, you see courage and boldness rising up within you. 

Yes, you say, I CAN DO ALL THINGS IN CHRIST. So, you gotta believe that; that hard time is definitely coming to an end, for in Christ you're overcome. 

Scriptures that help faith to grow in hard times

5. Jeremiah 29:11

"For I know the plans I have for you, plans to prosper you and not harm you, plans to give you hope and a future."

This wonderful Bible verse is showing you that there's always going to be a Breakthrough, irrespective of what you are passing through. 

God has a plan for you, even in that hard times, God has a future for you, it may not look rosy now, it may be a blur, it may appear like God is not there, but get it right today. 

God is there and he's working it out for you. BELIEVE HIM ONLY

6. Hebrews 12:2

"Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God."

Number one thing here is, KEEP LOOKING at Jesus with your eye of faith, let Jesus be your only goal and focus. Two: You're seated with Christ in the heavenly places far above principalities and power. 

If so, you have nothing to worry about, there's authority and Christ within and without you. You're more than a conqueror. 

7. Philippians 4:6

"Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God."

Do not worry, do not be dismayed, just PRAY TO GOD I FAITH, He will do it. 

8. Psalm 34:17-19  

"The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles. The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. A righteous man may have many troubles, but the Lord delivers him from them all."

Whenever we cry out to God in our troubles, he hears us, and delivers us from our troubles. He is close to those who are brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.

9. 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."

God is our refuge and strength, and we can always turn to him in times of trouble. No matter what happens around us, we can always find peace and security in Him..

Just believe in God, He is ever present, unless you have another refuge or strength in something or somewhere else, but when you make God your refuge and strength, victory is assured. 

10. Psalm 62:1-2

"My soul finds rest in God alone, my salvation comes from Him, He alone is my rock and my salvation."

This verse reminds me of another verse of the psalmist: I have set the Lord always before me, because he's at my right hand, I will not be moved. 

11. Romans 8:28  

"And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose."

This verse reminds us that even in the midst of difficult times, God is working for our good. We can trust that he has a plan for us and that everything will ultimately work out for our benefit.


12. Hebrews 11:1 

"Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see."

Faith is about believing in things that we cannot see or fully understand. Even when things are difficult and uncertain, we can have faith that God is in control and that everything will work out for the best.


13. James 1:2-4 

"Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything."

Our trials and difficulties can be opportunities for growth and maturity. We can look at hard times as a chance to strengthen our faith and become more like Jesus.

14. 2 Corinthians 12:9 

"But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me."

It doesn't matter how great our weakness can ever be, God's grace is sufficient. 

We can trust that his power is made perfect in our weaknesses; and that he will give us the strength and support we need to overcome difficult times. 

15. Isaiah 40:31  

"But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint."

If we hope in the Lord in our hard times, we will find new strength. We will soar like eagles, run and not grow weary, walk and not be faint, if we put our trust in God.

 This bible verse remnd us that God is always with us and that he will provide us with the strength and support we need to overcome difficult times. 

It's important to hold on to our faith and trust that God has a plan for our lives and that everything will work out for our benefit in the end


Conclusively, the above 15 verses are some of the many bible verses about faith in hard times, that offer encouragement and support for those who are struggling with faith in hard times. 

No matter what challenges you may be facing, know that God is with you and that he has a plan for your life.

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