Every where you go, no matter where you live, everyone is talking about the economy. No jobs, falling naira, inflation, rising costs of living….there’s hardly any good news in the air. Even if it isn’t about the economy, sometimes, we just feel low. Down in the dumps and need a quick pick me up. Well here are 20 bible verses that remind us about God’s sovereignty over us.
Each of these bible verses, apart from reminding us that God never forgets His children also gives us courage to move forward in the direction of our dreams. Please book mark this page, find a way to save or memorise a few of this scriptures. We never know when we will need to share them with others, or need them ourselves
“Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Saviour and my God”
“It is the Lord who goes before you. He will be with you; he will not fail you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed.”
“The righteous cry out, and the LORD hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles.”
“I have set the LORD continually before me; Because He is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.”
Psalm 40 1-3
“I waited patiently for the LORD; he turned to me and heard my cry. He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand. He put a new song in my mouth, a hymn of praise to our God. Many will see and fear the LORD and put their trust in him.”
“When I am afraid, I will put my trust in Thee. In God, whose word I praise, In God I have put my trust; I shall not be afraid. What can [mere] man do to me?”
1Peter 5: 6-7
“Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.”
“Be anxious for nothing, 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 comprehension, shall guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”
“But you, LORD, are a shield around me, my glory, the One who lifts my head high”.
2 Corinthians 1: 3-4
“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God”.
“You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance.”
“ So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”
“The LORD makes firm the steps of the one who delights in him; though he may stumble, he will not fall, for the LORD upholds him with his hand.”
“You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.”
“And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”
“When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears, and rescues them from all their troubles.”
1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
“Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.”
“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.”
“The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit. Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but the Lord delivers him out of them all.”
“Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted.