Scripture References About the Steadfast Love and Mercy of the Lord

When we are stuck in the mire and surrounded by darkness it can be easy to give in to feelings of hopelessness, but rest assured the Lord our hope will be our rescue. I provide below some scripture to help bolster your confidence in the saving power of the Lord in times of despair.

I lay down and slept; I woke again, for the Lord sustained me. I will not be afraid of many thousands of people who have set themselves against me all around.” (Psalm 4:5-6 English Standard Version)

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.” (Psalm 23:4 ESV)

I had said in my alarm, ‘I am cut off from your sight.’ But you heard the voice of my pleas for mercy when I cried to you for help. Love the Lord, all you his saints! The Lord preserves the faithful…” (Psalm 31:22-23 ESV)

The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear him, and delivers them.” (Psalm 34:7 ESV)

Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but the Lord delivers him out of them all. He keeps all his bones; not one of them is broken.” (Psalm 34:19-20 ESV)

The steps of a man are established by the Lord, when he delights in his way; though he fall, he shall not be cast headlong, for the Lord upholds his hand.” (Psalm 37:23-24 ESV)

For the Lord loves justice; he will not forsake his saints.” (Psalm 37:28 ESV)

For you have delivered my soul from death, yes, my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of life.” (Psalm 56:13 ESV)

Father of the fatherless and protector of widows is God in his holy habitation. God settles the solitary in a home; he leads out the prisoners to prosperity, but the rebellious dwell in a parched land.” (Psalm 68:5-6 ESV)

For the Lord hears the needy and does not despise his own people who are prisoners.” (Psalm 69:33 ESV)

You who have made me see many troubles and calamities will revive me again; from the depths of the earth you will bring me up again. You will increase my greatness and comfort me again.” (Psalm 71:20-21 ESV)

For he delivers the needy when he calls, the poor and him who has no helper. He has pity on the weak and the needy, and saves the lives of the needy. From oppression and violence he redeems their life, and precious is their blood in his sight.” (Psalm 72:12-14 ESV)

O you who love the Lord, hate evil! He preserves the lives of his saints; he delivers them from the hand of the wicked. Light is sown for the righteous, and joy for the upright in heart.” (Psalm 97:10-11 ESV)

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