In moments of utter pain, fear, and confusion, it can be so hard to believe God is fighting our battles.
It can even feel impossible to sit idle and let God do all the fighting for us. So here are some scriptures to cling to in the middle of these times...
“The Lord will fight for you, you need only to be still.”
- Exodus 14:14
“I will rescue him; I will protect him, for he acknowledges my name. He will call on me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble, I will deliver him and honor him.”
- Psalm 91:14-15
“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.”
- Psalm 138:7
“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.”
- Psalm 46:1
“The righteous person may have many troubles, but the LORD delivers him from them all.”
- Psalm 34:19
“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.”
- Isaiah 41:10
“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.”
- Deuteronomy 31:6
The bottom line is "trust" in the Lord when storms appear, be patient as the winds blow you from side to side, and know that God is working things out for your good AND His glory!
"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