The LORD God’s Promises When I Need …


“You in Your mercy have led forth the people whom You have redeemed; you have guided them in Your strength to Your holy habitations.” (Exodus 15:13)

It is God who arms me with strength and makes my way perfect.” (Psalm 18:32)

“The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in Him, and I am helped; therefore, my heart greatly rejoices, and with my song I will praise Him. The LORD is their strength, and he is the saving

Refuge of His anointed.” (Psalm 28:7-8)

“The LORD will give strength to His people; the LORD will bless His people with peace.” (Psalm 29:11)

“The LORD of Hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge.” (Psalm 29:11)

“Behold, God is my salvation, I will trust not be afraid; ‘For YAH the LORD, is my strength and song; He also has become my salvation.’” (Isaiah 12:2)

“He gives power to the weak, and to those who have no might He increase strength. But those who wait on the LORD shall 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 40:29,31)

“The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? (Psalm 27:1)


Read Psalm 121

“Jesus answered and said to her, ‘Whoever drinks of this water will thirst again.’” (John 4:13)

“Now when the tempter came to Him, he said, ‘If you be the Son of God, command that these stones become bread.’ But He answered and said, ‘It is written, man shall not live by bread alone, but by every Word that proceeds from the mouth of God.’” (Matthew 4:3-4)

“Therefore, since a promise remains of entering His rest, let us fear least any of you seem to have short of it.” (Hebrews 4:1)

“There remains therefore a rest for the people of God. For he who have entered His rest has himself also ceased from his works as God did them His.” (Hebrews 4:9-10)



“The eternal God is your refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms; He will thrust out the enemy from before you, and will say, ‘Destroy!’” (Deuteronomy 33:27)

“The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid: For in the time of trouble He shall hide me in His pavilion; in the secret place of His tabernacle He shall hide me; He shall set me high upon a rock.” (Psalm 27:1,5)


“Some trust in chariots, and some in horses; but we will remember the name of the LORD our God. They have bowed down and fallen; but we have risen and stand upright.” (Psalm 20:7-8)

“Why are you cast down, O my soul? And why are you disquieted within me? Hope in God, for I shall yet praise Him for the help of His countenance.” (Psalm 41:5)

“For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through the patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope.” (Romans 15:4)

“So, let not one judge you in food or in drink, or regarding a festival or a new moon or sabbaths, which are a shadow of things to come, but the substance is of Christ.” (1 Thessalonians 2:16-17)

“For men indeed swear by the greater, and an oath for confirmation is for them an end of all dispute.

Thus God, determining to show more abundantly to the heirs of promise the immutability of His counsel, confirmed it by an oath, that by two immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we might have strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold of the hope set before us. This hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and steadfast, and which enters the Presence behind the veil, where the forerunner has entered for us, even Jesus, having become the High Priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek.” (Hebrews 6:16-20)


“Evening and morning and at noon I will pray; and cry aloud, and He shall hear my voice.” (Psalm 55:17)

“My flesh and my heart fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.” (Psalm 73:26)

“This is my comfort in my affliction, for Your word has given me life.” (Psalm 119:50)

“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.” (Psalm 147:3)

“Even to your old age, I am He, and even to gray hairs I will carry you! I have made, and I will bear; even I will carry, and I will deliver you.” (Isaiah 46:4)


“O LORD, You are the portion of my inheritance and my cup; You maintain my lot. The lines have fallen to me in pleasant places; yes, I have a good inheritance.” (Psalm 16:5-6)


“It is God who arms me with strength and make may way perfect.” (Psalm 18:32)

“Wait on the LORD, and keep His way, and He shall exalt you to inherit the land; when the wicked are cut off, you shall see it.” (Psalm 37:34)


Heavenly Father, please help me to be patient as I wait and hope for Your blessings. I will be of good courage for I know that You shall strengthen my because I place my trust and hope in You. O Lord, for You are my refuge and strength. In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen.

Scripture verses are taken for the New King James Version of the Holy Bible.

By Constance A. Burns, NAAV Contributor for Moments Mediation and Scriptural Readings; email:

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