17 Bible Verses About Strength

17 Bible Verses About Strength

A few years ago, tornados broke out in North America all year round. Major cities all over America were greatly affected. Strong hurricanes like Maria, Irma, Jose, Harvey among others broke out as well and they brought many families out of their homes. It was reported that Hurricane Maria had lead winds of over 180 miles per hour, this was more than any other historically recorded speed. Hospitals, homes, business and dreams were destroyed.

The Storms Of Life.

Life is also full of storms of that similar destructive nature. How do we face such challenges when they show up in our lives without feeling afraid? When the enemy attacks you with lies and discouragements, where do you turn for help? You might even be going through one right now, and you are afraid because of these insurmountable storms. Take heart, there is hope for us in the word of God. We can not stand amid storms all by ourselves. We must learn to look at the bible for strength.

Below are 17 bible verses about strength that God has used to strengthen many people during their personal storms. As you meditate on the words of the verses, I am sure that they bring you strength when you feel weak and overwhelmed. (All verses are taken from Douay-Rheims 1899 American Edition (DRA) version of the bible.)

Isaiah 40:29: “It is He that giveth strength to the weary, and increaseth force and might to them that are not.”

Ephesians 6:10: “Finally, brethren, be strengthened in the Lord, and in the might of his power.”

1 John 4:4: You are of God, little children, and have overcome him. Because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.”

Philippians 4:13: “I can do all these things in him who strengtheneth me.”

Isaiah 12:2: “Behold, God is my saviour, I will deal confidently, and will not fear: O because the Lord is my strength, and my praise, and he is become my salvation.”

Isaiah 40:31: “But they that hope in the Lord shall renew their strength, they shall take wings as eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint.”
 
Psalm 117:16: “The right hand of the Lord hath wrought strength: the right hand of the Lord hath exulted me: the right hand of the Lord hath wrought strength.”

1 Timothy 1:12: “I give thanks who hath strengthened me, even to Christ Jesus our Lord, for that he hath counted me faithful, putting me in the ministry;”

2 Samuel 22:33: “God who hath girded me with strength, and made my way perfect.”

Colossians 1:11: “Strengthened with all might, according to the power of his glory, in all patience and longsuffering with joy,”

Isaiah 35:3: “Strengthen ye the feeble hands, and confirm the weak knees.”

Exodus 15:2 “The Lord is my strength and my praise, and he is become salvation to me: he is my God and I will glorify him: the God of my father, and I will exalt him.”

James 5:8: “Be you therefore also patient, and strengthen your hearts: for the coming of the Lord is at hand.”

Ephesians 3:20: Now to him who is able to do all things more abundantly than we desire or understand, according to the power that worketh in us;”

Judith 9:18: “Remember, O Lord, thy covenant, and put thou words in my mouth, and strengthen the resolution in my heart, that thy house may continue in thy holiness:”

Joshua 1:6a: “Take courage, and be strong:”

John 16:33: “These things I have spoken to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you shall have distress: but have confidence, I have overcome the world.”

 

Conclusion

No man is exempt from challenges and hard times. Storms will always come. Sometimes they will come when you least expect it. They will push you to very tough times and corners and you might even feel overwhelmed. These relentless challenges will look like they will be the end of you. However, if you depend on the strength of the almighty you will surely overcome all of them. The word of God is the place where we will find strength. God is ready to show his

strength in our weakness when we call on him. Choose today to trust in God for strength and cease to worry.

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