48 Bible Verses about Overcoming Hard Times
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But realize this, that in the last days difficult times will come.
‘Alas! for that day is great,
There is none like it;
And it is the time of Jacob’s distress,
But he will be saved from it.
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God is our refuge and strength,
A very present help in trouble.
If you are slack in the day of distress,
Your strength is limited.
rejoicing in hope, persevering in tribulation, devoted to prayer,
In the day of prosperity be happy,
But in the day of adversity consider—
God has made the one as well as the other
So that man will not discover anything that will be after him.
Who will separate us from the love of Christ? Will tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
A friend loves at all times,
And a brother is born for adversity.
Therefore, let everyone who is godly pray to You in a time when You may be found;
Surely in a flood of great waters they will not reach him.
The Lord is good,
A stronghold in the day of trouble,
And He knows those who take refuge in Him.
These things I have spoken to you, so that in Me you may have peace. In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world.”
They will not be ashamed in the time of evil,
And in the days of famine they will have abundance.
So you are to know and discern that from the issuing of a decree to restore and rebuild Jerusalem until Messiah the Prince there will be seven weeks and sixty-two weeks; it will be built again, with plaza and moat, even in times of distress.
But as for me, I shall sing of Your strength;
Yes, I shall joyfully sing of Your lovingkindness in the morning,
For You have been my stronghold
And a refuge in the day of my distress.
For whatever is born of God overcomes the world; and this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith.
“Now at that time Michael, the great prince who stands guard over the sons of your people, will arise. And there will be a time of distress such as never occurred since there was a nation until that time; and at that time your people, everyone who is found written in the book, will be rescued.
At that time many will fall away and will betray one another and hate one another.
But he said to her, “You speak as one of the foolish women speaks. Shall we indeed accept good from God and not accept adversity?” In all this Job did not sin with his lips.
Call upon Me in the day of trouble;
I shall rescue you, and you will honor Me.”
In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord;
In the night my hand was stretched out without weariness;
My soul refused to be comforted.
Is anyone among you suffering? Then he must pray. Is anyone cheerful? He is to sing praises.
knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance.
And He will be the stability of your times,
A wealth of salvation, wisdom and knowledge;
The fear of the Lord is his treasure.
For it would be better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than having known it, to turn away from the holy commandment handed on to them.
“Many times they have persecuted me from my youth up;
Yet they have not prevailed against me.
Therefore, I will always be ready to remind you of these things, even though you already know them, and have been established in the truth which is present with you.
Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His might.
Therefore at such a time the prudent person keeps silent, for it is an evil time.
Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change
And though the mountains slip into the heart of the sea;
From the end of the earth I call to You when my heart is faint;
Lead me to the rock that is higher than I.
But woe to those who are pregnant and to those who are nursing babies in those days!
Because you have kept the word of My perseverance, I also will keep you from the hour of testing, that hour which is about to come upon the whole world, to test those who dwell on the earth.
For then there will be a great tribulation, such as has not occurred since the beginning of the world until now, nor ever will.
So the man of God was angry with him and said, “You should have struck five or six times, then you would have struck Aram until you would have destroyed it. But now you shall strike Aram only three times.”
But the one who endures to the end, he will be saved.
In this you greatly rejoice, even though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been distressed by various trials,
For it is not you who speak, but it is the Spirit of your Father who speaks in you.
With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the Spirit, and with this in view, be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints,
but in everything commending ourselves as servants of God, in much endurance, in afflictions, in hardships, in distresses,
You have not yet resisted to the point of shedding blood in your striving against sin;
strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying, “Through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God.”
But Paul went down and fell upon him, and after embracing him, he said, “Do not be troubled, for his life is in him.”
Woe to those who rise early in the morning that they may pursue strong drink,
Who stay up late in the evening that wine may inflame them!
Blessed is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.
For after all it is only just for God to repay with affliction those who afflict you,
Many are the afflictions of the righteous,
But the Lord delivers him out of them all.
“He will call upon Me, and I will answer him;
I will be with him in trouble;
I will rescue him and honor him.
Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials,
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