30 Uplifting Bible Scriptures On Hopelessness

What happens when you don’t get what you want? Is there anything you can do to change things around? 

If you’ve ever felt hopeless or helpless, then you probably know what it feels like to be stuck in a situation where nothing seems to go your way.

30 Uplifting Bible Scriptures On Hopelessness

The good news is that you don’t have to live with hopelessness, as there are things you can do to turn things around. 

You can always choose to give up and let life happen to you, or you can take control and try something new. In the article below, we have selected 30 uplifting Bible scriptures that will encourage you to never give up on hope…

1. God Will Never Leave Your Side 

It is the Lord who goes before you. He will be with you; he will not leave you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed. 

(Deuteronomy 31:8) 

2. God Will Give You His Strength 

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) 

3. God Knows Your Pain & Tears 

I waited patiently for the Lord; he inclined to me and heard my cry. He drew me up from the pit of destruction, out of the miry bog, and set my feet upon a rock, making my steps secure. He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God. 

(Psalm 40:1 – 3)

4. God Will Protect You From Harm 

But you, O Lord, are a shield about me, my glory, and the lifter of my head 

(Psalm 3:3) 

5. God Helps To Heal The Brokenhearted 

The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed spirit. Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but the Lord delivers him out of them all. 

(Psalm 34:18 – 19)

6. God Will Renew Your Strength & Purpose 

But they who wait for the Lord will renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint. 

(Isaiah 40:31)

7. God Will Bring Forth Your Justice 

A bruised reed he will not break, and a faintly burning wick he will not quench; he will faithfully bring forth justice…

(Isaiah 42:3) 

8. God Will Provide Comfort In Dark Times 

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light. 

(Matthew 11:28 – 30) 

9. God Is Always Connected To You 

For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present or things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord. 

(Romans 8:38 – 39) 

10. God Hears Your Cries And Answers Them 

When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears them and delivers them out of all their troubles. 

(Psalm 34:17) 

11. God Has Hope In You As You Have Hope In Him

Why are you cast down, O my soul and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my salvation and my God. 

(Psalm 42:11) 

12. God Will Comfort Those In Need 

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God. 

(Corinthians 1:3 – 4) 

13. God Brings Happiness To Replace Despair 

You have turned for me my mourning into dancing; you have loosed my sackcloth and clothed me with gladness. 

(Psalm 30:11) 

14. God Has A Plan For You

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you future and a hope. 

(Jeremiah 29:11) 

15. God Gives Strength In Times Of Need 

I can do all things through him who strengthens me. 

(Philippians 4:13) 

30 Uplifting Bible Scriptures On Hopelessness

16. God Will Not Allow You To Be Tempted 

No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation, he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it. 

(Corinthians 10:13)

17. God Shows Us That Nothing Is Impossible 

For nothing will be impossible with God 

(Luke 1:37) 

18. God Will Forgive Us Our Sins 

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 

(John 1:9) 

19. God Knows The Truth 

Who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth. 

(Timothy 2:4) 

20. God Tells Us There Is Strength In Weakness

But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. 

(Corinthians 12:9) 

21. God Wishes To Heal You With Repentance 

The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance. 

(Peter 3:9) 

22. God Is Loving And Full Of Grace 

Who saved us and called us to a holy calling, not because of our works but because of his own purpose and grace, which he gave us in Christ Jesus before the ages began. 

(Timothy 1:9) 

23. God Has Saved You Through Your Faith 

For by the grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God. 

(Ephesians 2:8) 

24. God Will Wipe Away Your Pain 

He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away. 

(Revelation 21:4) 

25. God Teaches Us To be Good And Hopeful 

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect. 

(Romans 12:2)

26. God Will Rescue You From Darkness 

Answer me quickly, Lord; my spirit fails. Do not hide your face from me or I will be like those who go down to the pit. Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life. Rescue me from my enemies, Lord, for I hide myself in you. 

(Psalm 143:7 – 9) 

27. God Wants Us To Have Faith In All We Do 

Therefore, with minds that are alert and fully sober, set your hope on the grace to be brought to you when Jesus Christ is revealed at his coming. As obedient children, do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance. But just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do; for it is written: ‘Be holy, because I am holy.’

(Peter 1:13 – 16) 

28. God Needs Repentance To Lead Us To Salvation

Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly sorrow brings death. 

(Corinthians 7:10)

29. God Will Fill You With His Hope 

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. 

(Romans 15:3) 

30. God Will Lead You On The Right Path 

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding, in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. 

(Proverbs 3:5 – 6) 

Final Thoughts 

As you can see, there are many scriptures from the Bible that speak of hope in hopeless times. So if you ever feel like you’re in a situation where there is no hope, remember the teachings of God and you will find the strength you need to carry on. 

Anneka Huddleston
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