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For the days when you feel weak, discouraged, and tired, here are 10 Bible verses about strength that are encouraging and uplifting, to strengthen your faith in hard times.
There’s no denying that life can be so difficult.
Whether you are trying to lose weight, be a great mom, get through college, work through a difficult season of your marriage, get through a stressful time at work, or are just trying to juggle all of the demands of life, our strength fails.
Our willpower and our energy – both physical and emotional – has a limit.
So what do you do when you reach it?
Just give up? Not a chance.
- you’re tired and you feel like you can’t do it anymore
- you messed up (again) and just feel like a failure
- you know what you should be doing, but just can’t knuckle down and actually DO it
- another month went by and you’re still at, “I’ll start tomorrow”
- you’re trying as hard as you can and the results still aren’t coming
We have an Almighty God who is the source of our strength!
When you are struggling and losing your motivation, hope, and are feeling weak and discouraged, read these 10 Bible verses about strength to root you in the Truth.
Bible Verses on Strength
1. Philippians 4:13
I can do all this through him who gives me strength.
2. Isaiah 40:31
but those who hope in the Lord
will renew their strength.
They will soar on wings like eagles;
they will run and not grow weary,
they will walk and not be faint.
3. 2 Corinthians 12:9-10
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 about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. 10 That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.
4. Psalm 46:1
God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.
5. Nehemiah 8:10
Nehemiah said, “Go and enjoy choice food and sweet drinks, and send some to those who have nothing prepared. This day is holy to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”
6. Psalm 73:26
My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
7. 2 Timothy 1:7
For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love, and self-discipline.
8. Psalm 28:7
The Lord is my strength and my shield;
my heart trusts in him, and he helps me.
My heart leaps for joy,
and with my song I praise him.
9. Mark 12:30
Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.
10. Exodus 15:2
The Lord is my strength and my defense;
he has become my salvation.
He is my God, and I will praise him,
my father’s God, and I will exalt him.
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