37 Bible Verses about Overcoming Adversity
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I have told you these things so that in me you may have peace. In the world you have trouble and suffering, but take courage -- I have conquered the world."
when what you dread comes like a whirlwind, and disaster strikes you like a devastating storm, when distressing trouble comes on you.
Give us help against the enemy, for any help men might offer is futile.
Distress and hardship confront me, yet I find delight in your commands.
Resist him, strong in your faith, because you know that your brothers and sisters throughout the world are enduring the same kinds of suffering.
Distress and anguish terrify him; they prevail against him like a king ready to launch an attack,
They strengthened the souls of the disciples and encouraged them to continue in the faith, saying, "We must enter the kingdom of God through many persecutions."
Indeed, with your help I can charge against an army; by my God's power I can jump over a wall.
Happy is the one who endures testing, because when he has proven to be genuine, he will receive the crown of life that God promised to those who love him.
Endure your suffering as discipline; God is treating you as sons. For what son is there that a father does not discipline?
For this reason, take up the full armor of God so that you may be able to stand your ground on the evil day, and having done everything, to stand.
This brings you great joy, although you may have to suffer for a short time in various trials.
If you faint in the day of trouble, your strength is small!
and by not being intimidated in any way by your opponents. This is a sign of their destruction, but of your salvation -- a sign which is from God.
But they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, and they did not love their lives so much that they were afraid to die.
In the troubling thoughts of the dreams in the night when a deep sleep falls on men,
because you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance.
No trial has overtaken you that is not faced by others. And God is faithful: He will not let you be tried beyond what you are able to bear, but with the trial will also provide a way out so that you may be able to endure it.
With every prayer and petition, pray at all times in the Spirit, and to this end be alert, with all perseverance and requests for all the saints.
You will laugh at destruction and famine and need not be afraid of the beasts of the earth.
Brothers and sisters, if a person is discovered in some sin, you who are spiritual restore such a person in a spirit of gentleness. Pay close attention to yourselves, so that you are not tempted too.
Do not let those who are my enemies for no reason gloat over me! Do not let those who hate me without cause carry out their wicked schemes!
When I had made an inspection, I stood up and said to the nobles, the officials, and the rest of the people, "Don't be afraid of them. Remember the great and awesome Lord, and fight on behalf of your brothers, your sons, your daughters, your wives, and your families!"
Look at me! Answer me, O Lord my God! Revive me, or else I will die!
So we prayed to our God and stationed a guard to protect against them both day and night.
But he replied, "You're talking like one of the godless women would do! Should we receive what is good from God, and not also receive what is evil?" In all this Job did not sin by what he said.
All who see me taunt me; they mock me and shake their heads.
You do not know about tomorrow. What is your life like? For you are a puff of smoke that appears for a short time and then vanishes.
and the Lord said to her, "Two nations are in your womb, and two peoples will be separated from within you. One people will be stronger than the other, and the older will serve the younger."
When Abram heard that his nephew had been taken captive, he mobilized his 318 trained men who had been born in his household, and he pursued the invaders as far as Dan.
Your warriors will be shattered, O Teman, so that everyone will be destroyed from Esau's mountain!
Woe to the world because of stumbling blocks! It is necessary that stumbling blocks come, but woe to the person through whom they come.
In the west, people respect the Lord's reputation; in the east they recognize his splendor. For he comes like a rushing stream driven on by wind sent from the Lord.
But Abraham said, 'Child, remember that in your lifetime you received your good things and Lazarus likewise bad things, but now he is comforted here and you are in anguish.
As they pass through the Baca Valley, he provides a spring for them. The rain even covers it with pools of water.
to the third white horses, and to the fourth spotted horses, all of them strong.
He replied to them, "Stay here tonight, and I will bring back to you whatever word the Lord may speak to me." So the princes of Moab stayed with Balaam.
- Anxiety And Stress
- Getting Through Hard Times
- God's Word As A Source Of Delight
- Hard Work And Perseverance
- I Am Suffering
- Life Struggles
- Overcoming Hard Times
- Overcoming Obstacles
- Persecution, Attitudes To
- Resisting Temptation
- Spiritual Warfare, As Conflict
- Staying Strong During Hard Times