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21 Powerful Bible Verses to Give Comfort and Strength During Hardship

By Testimonio

Our Heavenly Father is the God of all comfort. He walks us through our hardships. He is there to comfort us during periods of suffering. Pain is guaranteed in our walk. But Jesus Christ tells us to have faith in Him because he has overcome the world. By reading Scripture, we can find passages on how God is always looking out for us. We can lean on the Bible to find peace beyond comprehension during the lowest points in our lives.

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How Scripture Brings Comfort During Suffering

The Word of God is a shield during times of suffering. When you grow weary in your walk, look to the power of God to energize you. God is our refuge during the storms of life. Build your house upon God's solid foundation to find peace in all circumstances. Wait for the Lord. He will give you the way out of your troubles. Read below to find Bible verses for comfort and strength.

Comforting Bible Verses During Hardship

1. 2 Corinthians 1:3

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. For just as we share abundantly in the sufferings of Christ, so also our comfort abounds through Christ.

2. Psalms 119:50

My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life.

3. Psalms 147:1-5

Praise the Lord.

How good it is to sing praises to our God, how pleasant and fitting to praise him!

The Lord builds up Jerusalem; he gathers the exiles of Israel.

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.

He determines the number of the stars and calls them each by name.

Great is our Lord and mighty in power; his understanding has no limit.

4. Psalms 23

The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing.

He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters,

he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake.

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.

You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.

Surely your goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.

5. 2 Corinthians 1:3-5

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. For just as we share abundantly in the sufferings of Christ, so also our comfort abounds through Christ.

6. Romans 8:28-30

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. For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters. And those he predestined, he also called; those he called, he also justified; those he justified, he also glorified

7. Psalms 34:18

The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.

8. Joshua 1:9

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go

9. Matthew 5:4

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

10. Philippians 2:20

I have no one else like him, who will show genuine concern for your welfare

11. Revelation 21:3-4

And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Look! God’s dwelling place is now among the people, and he will dwell with them. They will be his people, and God himself will be with them and be their God. ‘He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death’ or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.

12. 1 John 1:9

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.

13. Deuteronomy 31:8

The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.

14. John 16:22

So with you: Now is your time of grief, but I will see you again and you will rejoice, and no one will take away your joy.

15. Romans 15:13

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.

16. Psalms 27:1

The Lord is my light and my salvation— whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life— of whom shall I be afraid?

17. Psalms 27:14

Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.

18. Psalms 55:22

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

19. Psalms 86:17

Give me a sign of your goodness, that my enemies may see it and be put to shame, for you, Lord, have helped me and comforted me.

20. Isaiah 40:1-2

Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and proclaim to her that her hard service has been completed, that her sin has been paid for, that she has received from the Lord’s hand double for all her sins.

21. Isaiah 66:13

As a mother comforts her child, so will I comfort you; and you will be comforted over Jerusalem.

Final Words

If you are going through a difficult season, don't be discouraged. God is a father of compassion. When you walk with God, you do not have to fear. He will look out for you. Meditate on these encouraging Bible verses in your heart to allow the Holy Spirit to overcome your fears. Let God bring comfort and strength upon your life. May you find victory through Jesus Christ.

God bless!

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