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20 Short Bible Verses About Faith in Hard Times to Read in 2024

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Are you looking for some uplifting scriptures during tough times?

Bible verses on faith work as a good reminder of Gods promises.

Instead of leaning on our own understanding in times of difficulty, we can look at these wonderful Bible verses about faith that are comforting and reassuring that God is with us through our trials.

Life is full of surprises and the bible does not promise a smooth and easy journey on earth.

But what we can do when we go through this phase, is to put our trust in the Lord by praying and meditating on scriptures.

Most often we tend to loose faith when things don’t go our way or we are still waiting for an answer from God.

I pray today, that these Bible verses on faith, will help renew Your strength in the Lord even when times are hard, and fill you with the fruits of the Holy Spirit.

Before we begin reading these bible verses on faith, here is a short passage from the Bible on faith even in the midst of a storm.

Mark 4:37-40 (ESV)

And a great windstorm arose, and the waves were breaking into the boat, so that the boat was already filling. But he was in the stern, asleep on the cushion. And they woke him and said to him, “Teacher, do you not care that we are perishing?” And he awoke and rebuked the wind and said to the sea, “Peace! Be still!” And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm. He said to them, “Why are you so afraid? Have you still no faith?”

Jesus is right here with you whether you are in at home, in the grocery store, on a train or in a park. He is right there next to you. He is ready to tackle the storm in your life if you would submit your troubles to Him and allow Him to work things for the best.

I know how hard it was for me to believe God during the lowest moments in my life, but those are the times that I have also felt His presence the strongest.

Prayer of Faith

Jesus, we trust and believe in faith that You will deliver us from our problems. Give us the strength and courage to overcome these roadblocks in our lives. I know and believe this storm will pass and your plans will soon be established in our lives. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.

Bible verses about faith and hope

20 Scriptures on Faith NIV

Matthew 17:20

He replied, “Because you have so little faith. Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.”

Matthew 17:20

John 11:40

Then Jesus said, “Did I not tell you that if you believe, you will see the glory of God?”

John 11:40

Mark 10:52

“Go,” said Jesus, “your faith has healed you.” Immediately he received his sight and followed Jesus along the road.

“Go,” said Jesus, “your faith has healed you.” Immediately he received his sight and followed Jesus along the road.

2 Corinthians 5:7

For we live by faith, not by sight.

2 Corinthians 5:7 For we live by faith not by sight.

Mark 11:22

“Have faith in God,” Jesus answered.

Mark 11:22 “Have faith in God,” Jesus answered.

Hebrews 11:1

Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.

Mark 11:23

Truly I tell you, if anyone says to this mountain, ‘Go, throw yourself into the sea,’ and does not doubt in their heart but believes that what they say will happen, it will be done for them.

Mark 11:24

Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.

Matthew 6:24

No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.

Romans 10:9

If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.

Matthew 21:22

If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer.

John 3:16

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.

Hebrews 11:6

And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.

Hebrews 11:11

And by faith even Sarah, who was past childbearing age, was enabled to bear children because she considered him faithful who had made the promise.

1 Timothy 6:16

Who alone is immortal and who lives in unapproachable light, whom no one has seen or can see. To him be honor and might forever. Amen.

Mark 9:23

“‘If you can’?” said Jesus. “Everything is possible for one who believes.”

1 Corinthians 16:13

Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong.

Ephesians 2:8

For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God.

James 1:2-3

Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.

James 1:6

But when you ask, you must believe and not doubt, because the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind.

John 6:35

Then Jesus declared, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never go hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.

Luke 18:27

Jesus replied, “What is impossible with man is possible with God.”

Luke 1:37

For no word from God will ever fail.

Galatians 2:20

I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

Romans 1:17

For in the gospel the righteousness of God is revealed—a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: “The righteous will live by faith.

Proverbs 3:5-6

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.

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