10 Scriptures for When You Feel Less Than Brave
He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High
Will abide in the shadow of the Almighty.
I will say to the LORD, “My refuge and my fortress,
My God, in whom I trust.” Psalm 91:1-2 (ESV)
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9 (ESV)
Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:10 (ESV)
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid. John 14:27 (ESV)
Blessed is the man who trust in the Lord, whose trust is the Lord. He is like a tree planted by water, that sends out its roots by the stream, and does not fear when heat comes, for its leaves remain green, and is not anxious in the year of drought, for it does not cease to bear fruit. Jeremiah 17:7-8 (ESV).
The Lord is my light and my salvation–whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life–of whom shall I be afraid? Psalm 27:1 (ESV)
So don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows. Matthew 10:31 (NIV)
He will cover you with his feathers. He will shelter you with his wings. His faithful promises are your armor and protection. Do not be afraid of the terrors of the night, nor the arrow that flies in the day. Do not dread the disease that stalks in darkness, nor the disaster that strikes at midday. Though a thousand fall at your side, though ten thousand are dying around you, these evils will not touch you. Psalm 91:4-8 (NLT)
They had rowed three or four miles when suddenly they saw Jesus walking on the water toward the boat. They were terrified, but he called out to them, “Don’t be afraid. I am here!” John 6:19-20 (NLT)
For the Lord your God is living among you. He is a mighty savior. He will take delight in you with gladness. With his love, he will calm all your fears.He will rejoice over you with joyful songs. Zephaniah 3:17 (NLT)
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Love these, Suzie! I know they must have provided you with great comfort these past few days!
There’s peace in the midst of these scriptures. It’s no wonder you parked in the middle of them. Thank you for allowing us to park alongside you. 🙂
this is so timely. thank you.
God’s Word is the only balm. I think Psalm 27 is one of my all-time favorites when I am overwhelmed, especially as God says “Wait for the Lord, Be strong and take heart and wait on the Lord.” I’ve been praying for you and your husband this past week as God has brought you to mind!
Thank you! How is your hubby doing? Have not seen an update. Hugs and prayers coming your way. God IS our REFUGE AND STRENGTH> HE already has it under control. Lean on Him.
Thank you. I’ll be forwarding this to my sister for her daughters.
Thank you so much for these scriptures, I am beside my mother in the intensive care unit, she has been put on a ventilator, I opened my mail to find these encouraging words., I have read them out loud to her, feeling blessed, Denise
So glad you are on the other side of the surgery. I made a quilt during my recovery from a mastectomy surgery 20 yrs ago and as I see it I am reminded of 😇🕊 faithfulness and blessings 💕🙋🏽♀️
I needed to hear these words …..difficult times as husband and I deal with his terminal cancer. Had been trying to have the ” BEST Lent ever’ and finally took to heart …. “BE STILL and KNOW that I AM GOD……now trying to stay in the moment with my husband.