Verses to Speak Over Difficult Times
Psalm 62:1-2 New Living Translation (NLT)
I wait quietly before God, for my victory comes from him. 2 He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress where I will never be shaken.
Isaiah 41:10 New Living Translation (NLT)
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.
Psalm 32:7 New International Version (NIV)
You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance.
Jonah 2:2 New American Standard Bible (NASB)
and he said, I called out of my distress to the Lord, And He answered me. I cried for help from the[a]depth of Sheol; You heard my voice.
Psalm 46:1 New Living Translation (NLT)
God is our refuge and strength, always ready to help in times of trouble.
Psalm 55:22 New Living Translation (NLT)
Give your burdens to the Lord, and he will take care of you. He will not permit the godly to slip and fall.
2 Thessalonians 3:16 New International Version (NIV)
Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with all of you.
Proverbs 12:25 New International Version (NIV)
Anxiety weighs down the heart, but a kind word cheers it up.
1 Peter 5:7 New Living Translation (NLT) Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you.
John 14:27 New Living Translation (NLT)
“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.
Matthew 11:28-30 New American Standard Bible (NASB)
“Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.”
Psalm 139:23-24 “Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.”
Psalm 23:4 Living Bible (TLB)
Even when walking through the dark valley of death I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me, guarding, guiding all the way.
Psalm 68:19 Living Bible (TLB)
What a glorious Lord! He who daily bears our burdens,
Psalm 62:1-2 Living Bible (TLB)
I stand silently before the Lord, waiting for him to rescue me. For salvation comes from him alone. Yes, he alone is my Rock, my rescuer, defense and fortress. Why then should I be tense with fear when troubles come?