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During times of trouble we struggle with our emotions and often have questions for God. God has already provided us with help and answers from the Bible— His word to us. If you are in need of comfort and peace, we encourage you to read these scriptures.

Finances | Healing | Worried | Grief | In Doubt About God | Fear | Peace

Finances & Provision (top)

  • Those who seek the Lord shall not lack any good thing. Psalm 34:10
  • I have been young, and now am old; yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his descendants begging bread. Psalm 37:25
  • “Bring all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be food in My house, and try Me now in this,” says the Lord of hosts, “if I will not open for you the windows of heaven and pour out for you such blessing that there will not be room enough to receive it.” Malachi 3:10
  • Do not worry, saying, “What shall we eat?” or “What shall we drink?” or “What shall we wear?” 32. ...For your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things. 33. But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you. Matthew 6:31-33
  • My God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:19
  • The eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and His ears are open to their prayers. 1 Peter 3:12

Healing/Physical Needs (top)

  • If you diligently heed the voice of the Lord your God and do what is right in His sight, give ear to His commandments and keep all His statutes, I will put none of the diseases upon you… For I am the Lord who heals you. Exodus 15:26
  • He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; the chastisement of our peace was upon Him, and by His stripes we are healed. Isaiah 53:5
  • The prayer of faith will save the sick, and the Lord will raise him up. James 5:15
  • [Christ] bore our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, having died to sins, might live for righteousness—by whose stripes you were healed. 1 Peter 2:24, 25
  • Now this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. 15. And if we know that He hears us, whatever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we have asked of Him. 1 John 5:14, 15

Worry (top)

  • Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you. 1 Peter 5:7
  • Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. John 14:1
  • Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.
         And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7
  • And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful. Colossians 3:15
  • Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee. Isaiah 26:3
  • I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for thou, LORD, only makest me dwell in safety. Psalm 4:8
  • But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:19
  • Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, nor what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment?
         Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they?
         Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature?
         And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin: And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.
         Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and to-morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith?
         Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed?
         (For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things.
         But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
         Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof. Matthew 6:25-34
  • For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace. Romans 6:8
  • When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet. Proverbs 3:24
  • For we, which have believed, do enter into rest, as he said, As I have sworn in my wrath, if they shall enter into my rest: although the works were finished from the foundation of the world.
         There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God. Hebrews 4:3,9
  • Great peace have they which love thy law: and nothing shall offend them. Psalm 119:165
  • 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
  • Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. John 14:27

In Grief (top)

  • But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope.
         For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him. I Thessalonians 4:13, 14
  • For the LORD hath comforted his people, and will have mercy upon his afflicted. Isaiah 49:13b
  • When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee. Isaiah 43:2
  • Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God, even our Father, which hath loved us, and hath given us everlasting consolation and good hope through grace.
         Comfort your hearts, and stablish you in every good word and work. 2 Thessalonians 2:16,17
  • Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. Matthew 5:4
  • Blessed be 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 which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God. 2 Corinthians 1:3,4
  • The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;
         To proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn;
         To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he might be glorified. Isaiah 61:1-3
  • This is my comfort in my affliction: for thy word hath quickened me. Psalm 119:50
  • Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you. 1 Peter 5:7
  • O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? The sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law.
         But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Corinthians 15:55-57
  • Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Psalm 23:4
  • For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in al points tempted like as we are, yet with out sin.
         Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need. Hebrews 4:15,16
  • Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea I will uphold thee with the right hand of righteousness. Isaiah 41:10
  • Therefore the redeemed of the Lord shall return, and come with singing unto Zion; and everlasting joy shall be upon their head: they shall obtain gladness and joy; and sorrow and mourning shall flee away. Isaiah 51:11
  • We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord. 2 Corinthians 5:8
  • 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

In Doubt About God (top)

  • And Jesus answering saith unto them, Have faith in God.
         For verily, I say unto you, that whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall have whatsoever he saith.
         Therefore I say unto you, what things soever ye desire, when you pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them. Mark 11:22-24
  • And seek not what ye shall eat or what ye shall drink, neither be ye of doubtful mind.
         For all these things do the nations of world seek after; and out Father knoweth that ye have need of these things.
         But rather seek ye the kingdom of God; and all these things shall be added unto you. Luke 12:29-31
  • He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith giving glory unto God;
         And being fully persuaded that, what he had promised, he was able also to perform. Romans 4:20, 21
  • My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure:
         I have spoken it, I will also bring it to pass; I have purposed it, I will also do it. Isaiah 46:10b, 11b
  • Faithful is he that calleth you, who will also do it. 1 Thessalonians 5:24
  • The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but all should come to repentance. 2 Peter 3:9
  • As for God, his way is perfect: the word of the Lord is tried: he is a buckler to all those that trust in him. Psalm 18:30
  • Behold, the Lord’s hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; neither is his ear heavy, that is cannot hear. Isaiah 59:1

Experiencing Fear (top)

  • For God hath not given us a spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of sound mind. 2 Timothy 1:7
  • For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father. Romans 8:15
  • There is no fear in love; but in perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love. 1 John 4:18
  • He that dwelleth in the secret place of the shadow of the most High shall hide under the shadow of the Almighty. Psalm 91:1
  • He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his trust shall be thy shield and buckler.
         Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day;
         Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday.
         A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh to thee. Psalm 91:4-7
  • There shall be no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling.
         For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways. Psalm 91:10,11
  • Be not afraid of sudden fear, neither of the desolation of the wicked, when is cometh. For the Lord shall be thy confidence, and shall keep thy foot from being taken. Proverbs 3:25, 26
  • In righteousness shalt thou be established: for thou shalt be far from the oppression; for thou shalt not fear: and from terror; for it shall not come near thee. Isaiah 54:14
  • In God I have put my trust: I will not be afraid what man can do unto me. Psalm 56:11
  • Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and they staff they comfort me.
         Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou annointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Psalm 23:4,5
  • For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.
         What shall we then day to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?
         Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril or sword?
         As it is written, For thy sake we are killed all day long; we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter.
         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 creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus, our Lord. Romans 8:29, 31, 35-39
  • Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the Lord. Psalm 31:24
  • Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither be afraid. John 14:27
  • The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
         Though an host should encamp against me, my heart shall not fear; though war should rise against me, in this will I be confident. Psalm 27:1,3
  • So that we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me. Hebrews 13:6

In Need of Peace (top)

  • Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee. Isaiah 26:3
  • Peace, I leave with you, my peace I give unto you; not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. John 14:27
  • Be careful 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 all, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6,7
  • Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ: Romans 5:1
  • Lord thou wilt ordain peace for us: for though also hast wrought all our works in us. Isaiah 26:12
  • For ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace: the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands. Isaiah 55:12
  • Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright: for the end of that man is peace. Psalm 37:37
  • For to be carnally minded is death: but the spiritually minded is life and peace. Romans 8:6
  • Great peace have they which love thy law: and nothing shall offend them. Psalm 119:165
  • He shall enter into peace: they shall rest in their beds, each one walking in his uprightness. Isaiah 57:2
  • For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.
         For he that in these things serveth Christ is acceptable to God, and approved of by men.
  • Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, ad things wherewith one may edify another. Romans 14:17-19
  • But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace. Psalm 37:11
  • Finally, brethren, farewell. Be perfect, be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace; and the God of love and peace shall be with you. 2 Corinthians 13:11
  • Now the God of all hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost. Romans 15:13