There are so many distressing and troublesome things in the news these days. Sometimes it’s even hard to wrap your head around what’s going on. The people who lived during Bible times were no strangers to times of trouble. But many were also close enough to God to know that He is a loving, protecting Father quick to console His people. He comforted them then and comforts us now.
Here are our best 16 Bible verses about times of trouble to help sustain you during times of trouble.
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Why, O LORD, do you stand far away? Why do you hide yourself in times of trouble?
- Psalm 10:1
The LORD is a stronghold for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble.
- Psalm 9:9
Why should I fear in times of trouble, when the iniquity of those who cheat me surrounds me,
- Psalm 49:5
Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness.
- James 1:2-3
In this you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials, so that the tested genuineness of your faith—more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire—may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ.
- 1 Peter 1:6-7
For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.
- Romans 8:38-39
Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.
- Matthew 11:28-30
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.
- Proverbs 3:5-6
For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.
- Romans 8:18
and call upon me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall glorify me.”
- Psalm 50:15
This poor man cried, and the LORD heard him and saved him out of all his troubles. The angel of the LORD encamps around those who fear him, and delivers them.
- Psalm 34:6-7
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.
- Psalm 91:1-2
The LORD your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.
- Zephaniah 3:17
And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.
- Romans 8:28
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
- Psalm 23:4
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go."
- Joshua 1:9