The Bible is full of God’s knowledge. Can you think of a better source for finding peace and comfort in the hard times? I hope you find these encouraging New Testament verses beneficial to your walk.

The Bible is God-breathed and capable of transforming us and making us into more Christ-centered people.

“All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives. It corrects us when we are wrong and teaches us to do what is right.”
2 Timothy 3:16



26 Encouraging New Testament Bible Verses For the Hard Times Christ Centered Mama Christian Bible Devotion




Encouraging New Testament Verses
Jesus Gives Us Rest And Understands Our Sufferings

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”
Matthew 11:28


Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”
Philippians 4:6-7


“Cast all your anxiety on Him because He cares for you.”
1 Peter 5:7


“Because He himself suffered when He was tempted, He is able to help those who are being tempted.”
Hebrews 2:18



Encouraging New Testament Verses
Jesus’ Words on Why We Should Have Peace


“Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes?  Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they?”
-Jesus (Matthew 6:25-26)


But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.”
-Jesus (Matthew 6:33)


“Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.”
-Jesus (Matthew 7:7-8)


Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.
-Jesus (John 14:27) 


“Remain in Me, as I also remain in you. No branch can bear fruit by itself; it must remain in the Vine. Neither can you bear fruit unless you remain in Me.”
-Jesus (John 15:4)


“Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.”
-Jesus (John 15:13 )


“I have told you these things, so that in Me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”
-Jesus (John 16:33) 

See also: Why Christians Are Called to be the “Salt of the Earth”?




Encouraging New Testament Verses
Peace will come when we focus on the right things.

“Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable — if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.”
Philippians 4:8


“Conduct yourselves with such honor among the Gentiles that, though they slander you as evildoers, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day He visits us.”
1 Peter 2:12



Encouraging New Testament Verses
Temptations WILL come, but God will not let you come across a sin that you absolutely cannot pass up… He will always provide an escape so you do not have to sin.

“No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, He will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.”

1 Corinthians 10:13 


What, then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?”
Romans 8:31

See also: When Christian Motherhood Becomes An Idol



Encouraging New Testament Verses
Being rooted in your faith makes it easier to have power in this life.

“So that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God.” Ephesians 3:17-19


“But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.”
1 Corinthians 15:57 


And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love Him who have been called according to His purpose.”
Romans 8:28


See also: Life on the Altar – Offer Your Body As A Living Sacrifice




Encouraging Bible Verses
Trials are actually the path to greater faith in God


“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. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.”
James 1:2-4


“Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love Him.”
James 1:12



Encouraging New Testament Verses
God the Father has ultimate authority over Satan and his tricks

But the Lord is faithful, and He will strengthen and protect you from the evil one.” 2 Thessalonians 3:3


For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.” 2 Timothy 1:7


“You, dear children, are from God and have overcome them, because the One who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world.” 1 John 4:4


See also: Your 3 Enemies as a Christian




Encouraging New Testament Verses26 Encouraging New Testament Bible Verses For the Hard Times Christ Centered Mama Christian Bible Devotion Jesus’ Power Lives IN US! This gives us everything we need for life and godliness.

“Now to Him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to His power that is at work within us, to Him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen.” 
Ephesians 3:20-21 


“By His divine power, God has given us everything we need for living a godly life. We have received all of this by coming to know Him, the One who called us to Himself by means of His marvelous glory and excellence.”
2 Peter 1:3


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2 thoughts on “Encouraging New Testament Verses For The Hard Times”

  1. What a great resource you made for specific times when we require God’s Word. Thank you for taking the time out to do this, it is very helpful and a blessing to many! 🙂

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