Bible Verses for Hard Times

Let Hallow help you pray when you’re seeking Bible Verses for hard times.

No matter what you’re facing or what you’re feeling, God is not far from you. We draw especially close to God when we spend time reflecting on Scripture.

Though young men faint and grow weary, and youths stagger and fall, They that hope in the Lord will renew their strength, they will soar on eagles’ wings; They will run and not grow weary, walk and not grow faint.

Isaiah 40: 30-31

God is our refuge and our strength, an ever-present help in distress. Thus we do not fear, though earth be shaken and mountains quake to the depths of the sea,

Psalms 46: 2-3

“The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures…”

Psalms 23: 1-4

“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.”

Jeremiah 29: 11

“Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong. Do everything in love.”

1 Corinthians 16: 13-14

If spending some time with these bible verses for hard times sparked a desire inside of you to dive more deeply into God’s Word, consider exploring Hallow’s guide to Lectio Divina.

Lectio Divina is a meditative way of reading the Bible where we open our hearts and minds to try to understand how God is speaking to us personally through the Scripture we read.

It’s not Bible study or simply analyzing text. Rather, Lectio Divina recognizes that Scripture can become God’s living Word for each of us.

Psalms for Hard Times

You can also consider exploring the Psalms, some of the most popular and inspirational chapters of the entire Bible.

Hallow has a full guide on how to pray with Psalms.

Psalms for Hard Times and all Psalms are available inside of the Hallow app, narrated by Bishop Robert Barron.

Thanks for spending a few minutes in prayer and reflection with Hallow.

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