22 Bible verses for overwhelming times + (Powerful Prayer)

Last updated on June 26th, 2020 at 02:50 pm

Pain in life is inevitable.

And there is no reason to pretend because everyone experiences it.

Sometimes, you may get submerged with the stress and anxiety of this world.

When you feel this way, there are inspirational bible verses for overwhelming times that can motivate your soul.

About a month ago, A young man rushed his wife into the emergency room.

She was in labor and needed urgent surgery.

When I came in to see her, I was speechless.

She has been in labor for days, and they couldn’t raise enough money to come to the hospital.

When he was told his wife needed surgery, he completely lost control of himself.

He was struggling with how to pay her surgical bills.

At that point, he felt overwhelmed by the challenges of life.

He just sat down on the chair confused, not knowing what steps to take.

But there is a reason why I decided to share this story.

While we were still preparing the woman for surgery, she delivered spontaneously.

Sometimes we are faced with a lot of problems at work, school, family, and friends.

As moms or dads, we get stressed too with taking care of the home and work.

When you feel overwhelmed, don’t lose hope in God’s saving power.

He can relieve you of your stress and calm your anxiety.

I have compiled bible verses for overwhelming times.

Read and be blessed.

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Bible verses for overwhelming times

Bible verses for overwhelming times

1.  Psalm 23: 4

Even though I walk
    through the darkest valley,[a]
I will fear no evil,
    for you are with me;
your rod and your staff,
    they comfort me.

2.  Isaiah 41:10

So do not fear, for I am with you;
    do not be dismayed, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you and help you;
    I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

3.  Psalm 118:6

The Lord is with me; I will not be afraid.
    What can mere mortals do to me?

4.  Psalm 138:7

Though I walk in the midst of trouble,
    you preserve my life.
You stretch out your hand against the anger of my foes;
    with your right hand you save me.

5.  Psalm 3:6

I will not fear though tens of thousands
    assail me on every side.

6.  Isaiah 43:1-2

But now, this is what the Lord says—
    he who created you, Jacob,
    he who formed you, Israel:
“Do not fear, for I have redeemed you;
    I have summoned you by name; you are mine.
When you pass through the waters,
    I will be with you;
and when you pass through the rivers,
    they will not sweep over you.
When you walk through the fire,
    you will not be burned;
    the flames will not set you ablaze.

7.  Acts 18:9-10

One night the Lord spoke to Paul in a vision: “Do not be afraid; keep on speaking, do not be silent. 10 For I am with you, and no one is going to attack and harm you, because I have many people in this city.”

8.  Matthew 6:34

Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own

9.  Matthew 6:25

“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?

10.  John 14:27

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.

11.  Hebrews 13:5-6

Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said,

“Never will I leave you;
    never will I forsake you.” So we say with confidence, “The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?”

12.  Lamentations 3:23

They are new every morning;
    great is your faithfulness.

13.  John 16:33

“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.”

14.  Joshua 1:5

No one will be able to stand against you all the days of your life. As I was with Moses, so I will be with you; I will never leave you nor forsake you.

15.  Deuteronomy 31:6-8

Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.”

Then Moses summoned Joshua and said to him in the presence of all Israel, “Be strong and courageous, for you must go with this people into the land that the Lord swore to their ancestors to give them, and you must divide it among them as their inheritance. The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.”

16.  Joshua 1:9

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.”

17.  Deuteronomy 20:4

For the Lord your God is the one who goes with you to fight for you against your enemies to give you victory.”

18.  2 Timothy 4:17

 But the Lord stood at my side and gave me strength, so that through me the message might be fully proclaimed and all the Gentiles might hear it. And I was delivered from the lion’s mouth.

19.  Philippians 4:6–7

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.

20.  Proverbs 3:5-6

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

21.  1 Peter 5:7

Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.

22.  Psalm 55:22

Cast your cares on the Lord
    and he will sustain you;
he will never let
    the righteous be shaken.


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Don’t panic, When you have God by your side

There are lots of people that don’t believe in Christ

In fact, they feel we are just wasting our time

But God lives in heaven

That’s his dwelling place with the earth his footrest

When you feel overwhelmed with the challenges of this life, it important to look up into the heavens and pray

It is essential to trust in God and believe in him wholeheartedly

This can be a difficult decision to make, but you will lose nothing in trusting God

I have faced numerous challenges in the past that I just prayed

I believe in prayers because God has always been faithful

Quite recently, I prayed for one of my patient who was bleeding to death

While I felt overwhelmed at first, I knew there is only one way out

I had to pray and immediately, God answered me

There is no reason for anxiety and panic

God loves you and is willing to strengthen your hearts


Feeling overwhelmed? My prayer for you

powerful prayer for overwhelming times

Gracious lord I heaven

Hallowed be your precious name

I come before you as a sinner that I am

I am not perfect because you said in your word that all have sinned before you

I know my ways are not always pleasing before your sight

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But have mercy on my soul

Oh gracious, loving father, I come before you feeling overwhelmed and stress up with everything

Come to my aid and relive me from all stress and pain

Open the heavens for a relaxing miracle over my life

Heavenly Father, I pray for others having diverse temptations the world over

please come to their aid and provide your assistance as you always have done

You said in your word that you would do anything we ask in your name

Therefore, through faith and unrestrained brief in your grace, we ask for you mercies

Thank you, Jesus, for we know you have answered our prayers



Dunn is a medical doctor by profession, philanthropist, numerologist, and firm believer of Christ. Suffering for Jesus is an attribute of a faithful Christian, and I hope to win new souls to Christ with every chance that I get.

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  1. Helpful Bible verses for overwhelming times.

    Worth sharing.

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