Comfort can be found in these 15 verses. Let the Bible encourage you for the difficult times that lie ahead.
If you need courage
Deuteronomy 31: 6
Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you.
Joshua 1: 9
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.
If you feel overwhelmed
Isaiah 40: 29-31
He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases strength. Even youths shall faint and be weary, and young men shall fall exhausted; but they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.
If you are worried
Philippians 4: 6-7
… do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Hebrews 13: 6
So we can confidently say, ‘The Lord is my helper; I will not fear; what can man do to me?’
If you feel alone
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.
If you feel insecure
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.
Psalm 139: 14
I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.
Proverbs 3: 5-6
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.
Jeremiah 1: 5
Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations.
For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.
If you think you can no longer carry on
I can do all things through him who strengthens me.
2 Timothy 1:7
… for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.
If you feel that others are unfair
Luke 6: 27-28
But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you.
2 Timothy 2:24
And the Lord’s servant must not be quarrelsome but kind to everyone, able to teach, patiently enduring evil …