When life gets tough, we look for Bible verses about trials and hard times. In fact, if you’re going through a trial, someone may have shared the “count it all joy when you face trials” Bible verse with you (James 1:2-4).
Thankfully, there are many inspiring Bible verses about joy–specifically Bible verses that bring hope and encouragement during a hard time.
I’m excited to share my favorite 27 Bible verses about trials and hard times in this post. I pray they encourage you to stand strong during a trial! Let God help you through this difficult life challenge!
Plus, I want to give you a free Bible study that will teach you how to study these Bible verses about trials and hard times for yourself and apply them to your challenging circumstances right now.
28 Inspiring Bible Verses About Trials and Hard Times
- Exodus 16:1-20
- Psalm 37:3-6
- Psalm 37:23-25
- Psalm 37:39-40
- Psalm 94:19
- Psalm 119:49-50
- Isaiah 51:3
- Isaiah 51:11-12
- Jeremiah 31:12-13
- Matthew 5:4
- Matthew 6:25-33
- John 16:33
- Romans 5:3-4
- Romans 8:28
- 2 Corinthians 1:3-7
- 2 Corinthians 4:16-18
- Colossians 1:11
- Ephesians 1:11
- 2 Thessalonians 2:15-17
- 2 Thessalonians 3:5
- Hebrews 10:36
- Hebrews 12:1-13
- 1 Peter 1:6-7
- 1 Peter 4:12
- 2 Peter 2:9
- James 1:2-4
- James 1:12
- Revelation 2:19
Other Posts with Bible Verses for Hard Times
- 32 Comforting Bible Verses About God’s Love
- Ultimate List of Bible Verses About Love
- 19 Bible Verses About Joy for Chronic Illness Sufferers
- Ultimate List of Bible Verses for Moms
- How to Find Authentic Happiness (Bible Verses About Happiness)
- Want More Happy? 20 Bible Verses About Joy and Happiness
Other Posts About Finding Joy in Trials
- Keeping Faith in God During Hard Times (4 Inspiring Stories)
- 3 Big Questions About How to Have Joy Through Trials
#1 Way to Study These Joy In Trials Bible Verses
Listen, I don’t want to just give you a list of Bible verses. I want to teach you how to understand, analyze and apply these joy in trials scriptures to your life!
Studying these Bible verses about hard times (and learning how to apply joy verses to your current circumstances) is the best way I know to welcome more joy in your life no matter the situation.
But what are the best ways to study the Bible and apply biblical truth to your life, especially if you don’t have a consistent Bible time?
Let me teach you a simple way to study the Bible with this free 3-Day Bible Study course.
In three short sessions you’ll quickly learn the powerful Spiritual Growth Rhythm™ and the 5Rs Bible Study™ Method. We’ll practice using both methods in this free Bible study so that you can see how easy it is to study Bible verses in this way.
I’ll teach you the 5 simple steps to unlocking scriptural truth so that you can apply these Bible verses about trials to your life and create a regular Bible study habit–in less than 10 minutes a day.
Imagine how comforting it would be to, each day, know how to apply scripture about finding joy through a trial to your difficult circumstances!
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