Encouraging Verses to Read During Uncertain Times

  • Encouraging Verses to Read During Uncertain Times
Encouraging Verses to Read During Uncertain Times

While the world is in turmoil because of the coronavirus disease pandemic, we can rest in God’s promise to never forsake us during uncertain times.

"Let’s agree to trust and not be afraid. Let’s also keep in mind that our God is still in full control. And, finally, let’s remember that we are not alone. He loves us with an infinite amount of love and, therefore, will never release His grip on our lives." — Chuck Swindoll

Here are seven Bible verses to read when you’re feeling overwhelmed or anxious about the future

Remember God is in control of all things, He is sovereign. We can trust in Him no matter what.


You are my hiding place; you protect me from trouble. You surround me with songs of victory. (Psalm 32:7)


Each time he said, “My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.” So now I am glad to boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ can work through me. (2 Corinthians 12:9)


The Lord is good, a strong refuge when trouble comes. He is close to those who trust in him. (Nahum 1:7)


Now may the Lord of peace himself give you his peace at all times and in every situation. The Lord be with you all. (2 Thessalonians 3:16)


Do not be afraid or discouraged, for the LORD will personally go ahead of you. He will be with you; he will neither fail you nor abandon you. (Deuteronomy 31:8)


I pray that God, the source of hope, will fill you completely with joy and peace because you trust in him. Then you will overflow with confident hope through the power of the Holy Spirit. (Romans 15:13)


Even though the fig trees have no blossoms,
and there are no grapes on the vines;
even though the olive crop fails,
and the fields lie empty and barren;
even though the flocks die in the fields,
and the cattle barns are empty,
yet I will rejoice in the LORD!
I will be joyful in the God of my salvation!
The Sovereign LORD is my strength!
He makes me as surefooted as a deer,
able to tread upon the heights. (Habakkuk 3:17-19)