Everyone goes through tough times. Some days, we feel lost for what God's purpose is for our lives. Other days, we feel like the world is going against us.
When we are struggling with what the future holds, it's easy to lose faith in God. If we had a perfect God, why does He allow suffering to exist??
If you are feeling lost today, this is the Bible study for you. Let these encouraging Bible verses about faith in hard times fill your cup. Lean into the presence of God and find joy again:
What the Bible says about faith
Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:
But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed.
For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.
Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
Jesus saith unto him, Thomas, because thou hast seen me, thou hast believed: blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed.
Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed, and was delivered of a child when she was past age, because she judged him faithful who had promised.
When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee.
And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.
10. Psalms 91:4 KJV
He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler.
11. Romans 1:17 KJV
For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith.
12. John 6:35 KJV
And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst.
I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.
14. John 11:40 KJV
Jesus saith unto her, Said I not unto thee, that, if thou wouldest believe, thou shouldest see the glory of God?
15. Romans 10:11 KJV
For the scripture saith, Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed.
16. Romans 14:1 KJV
Him that is weak in the faith receive ye, but not to doubtful disputations.
17. Isaiah 66:9 KJV
Shall I bring to the birth, and not cause to bring forth? saith the Lord: shall I cause to bring forth, and shut the womb? saith thy God.
18. Mark 10:52 KJV
And Jesus said unto him, Go thy way; thy faith hath made thee whole. And immediately he received his sight, and followed Jesus in the way.
To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:
And Jesus said unto them, Because of your unbelief: for verily I say unto you, If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible unto you.
21. Mark 9:23 KJV
Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth.
22. Mark 11:24 KJV
Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.
23. Isaiah 41:10 KJV
Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.
24. Hebrews 11:6 KJV
But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.
For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.
26. Luke 8:50 KJV
But when Jesus heard it, he answered him, saying, Fear not: believe only, and she shall be made whole.
27. 1 John 5:5 KJV
Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God?
(For we walk by faith, not by sight:)
29. Psalms 37:5 KJV
Commit thy way unto the Lord; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.
30. John 6:29 KJV
Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent.
31. Joshua 1:9 KJV
Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the Lord thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.
32. Hebrews 11:1 KJV
Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.
33. John 7:38 KJV
He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.
Strength and honour are her clothing; and she shall rejoice in time to come.
God is always with us in every season. No matter whether this is a season of plenty or a season of sorrow. He is working something in us, and we must trust His plan. Faith is the only thing that sustains us when the days feel dark. We must always look to find the purpose of this season and trust that God has the bigger picture in hand.
May you find victory through Jesus Christ today.