Comfort for Believers in Times of Trouble

He that dwelleth in the secret place of the Most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in Him will I trust. Psalm 91:1-2

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us. We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair. 2 Corinthians 4:7-8

Likewise, the Spirit also helpeth our infirmity, for we know not what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered. Romans 8:26

For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us. Romans 8:18

Fear thou not, for I am with thee. Be not dismayed for I am thy God. I will strengthen thee. Yea, I will help thee. Yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness. Isaiah 41:10

For I the Lord God will hold thy right hand, saying unto thee, FEAR NOT, I will help thee. Isaiah 41:13

As for God, His way is perfect: the word of the LORD is proved: He is a shield to all those who trust in Him. For who is God, save the LORD? Or who is a ROCK, save our God? The LORD liveth; and blessed be my ROCK; and let the God of my salvation be exalted. Psalm 18:30-31, 46

I will love Thee, O Lord, my strength. The Lord is my ROCK, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my shield, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower. Psalm 18:1-2

These things have I spoken unto you, that in Me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world. John 16:33

Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on Thee; because he trusteth in Thee. Isaiah 26:3

Wherefore, He is able to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by Him, seeing He ever liveth to make intercession for them. Hebrews 7:25

Looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God. Hebrews 12:2

As thy days, so shall thy strength be. The eternal God is thy refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms. Deuteronomy 33:25, 27

But thanks be to God who giveth us the VICTORY through our Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Corinthians15:57

Wherefore, let them that suffer according to the will of God commit the keeping of their souls to Him in well-doing as unto a faithful Creator. I Peter 4:19

For this day is holy unto our Lord: neither be ye sorry; for the joy of the LORD is your strength. Nehemiah 8:10

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end. Jeremiah 29:11

Now set your heart and your soul to seek the Lord your God. I Chronicles 22:19

The LORD, thy God, in the midst of thee is mighty; He will save, He will rejoice over thee with joy; He will rest (be silent) in His love, He will joy over thee with singing. Zephaniah 3:17

The LORD is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; and He knoweth them that trust in Him. Nahum 1:7

Cause me to hear Thy loving-kindness in the morning; for in Thee do I trust: cause me to know the way wherein I should walk; for I lift up my soul unto Thee. Psalm 143:8

As a father pitieth His children, so the LORD pitieth them that fear Him. For He knoweth our frame; He remembereth that we are dust. Psalm 103:13-14

God meant it unto good. Genesis 50:20 (Joseph’s statement about being imprisoned in Egypt)

And God shall wipe away ALL tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away. Revelation 21:4

Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone: but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit. John 12:24

Wherefore, glorify ye the Lord IN the fires. Isaiah 24:15

Call unto Me, and I will answer thee, and show thee great and mighty things which thou knowest not. Jeremiah 33:3

A time to get, and a time to lose. A time to keep and a time to cast away. Ecclesiastes 3:6

This thing is from Me. I Kings 12:24

My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into various trials; knowing this, that the trial of your faith worketh patience. But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing. James 1:2-4

Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of His might. Put on the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. Ephesians 6:10-11

Let your manner of life be without covetous-ness; and be content with such things as ye have: for He hath said, I will never leave thee nor forsake thee. So that we may boldly say, the Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me. Hebrews 13:5-6

Jesus Christ, the same yesterday, and today, and forever. Hebrews 13:8

Thou, therefore, endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ. 2 Timothy 2:3

Rejoice in the Lord always, and again I say, Rejoice! Philippians 4:4

Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Savior, Jesus Christ, who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto Himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works. Titus 2:13-14

Blessed by God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of ALL comfort, Who comforteth us IN ALL our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them who are in any trouble, by the comfort which we ourselves are comforted of God. 2 Corinthians 1:3-4

But godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out. And having food and raiment, let us therewith be content. I Timothy 6:6-8

I can do all things through Christ who strengtheneth me. Philippians 4:13

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God which passeth understanding shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7

For My thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways My ways, saith the Lord. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are My ways higher than your ways, and My thoughts than your thoughts.  Isaiah 55:8-9

And we know that ALL things work together for good to them that love God to them that are called according to His purpose.  Romans 8:28

In everything give thanks, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. 1 Thessalonians 5:18

Nay, in ALL these things we are more than conquerors through Him that loved us. For I am persuaded that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor height, nor depth, nor any other creation shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus, our Lord.  Romans 8:37-39

Looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God, lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and by it many be defiled. Hebrews 12:15

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