God is a very present strength when life is hard.

“God is our refuge and strength [in the hard times], an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging.” ~ Psalm 46:1-3

“The Lord is my strength and my song; he has given me victory. This is my God, and I will praise him—  my father’s God, and I will exalt him!” ~ Exodus 15:2

“It is the Lord who goes before you. He will be with you; he will not fail you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed.” ~ Deuteronomy 31:8

God Will Be Our Strength When Life is Hard

Lord, not only are You my refuge, but You are my strength when life is hard. My strength, Lord!

You. Are. My. Strength.

When I am weary and worn, You come alongside me and carry me. You affirm me as Your child, reassure me with Your love. When I am overwhelmed with despair, You are my hope.

When I can't trace His hand, He gives me strength when life is hard.

Help me, Lord, to walk in these Truths.

Take me by Your hand and lead me to the Secret Place beneath Your wing where I can hear Your delicate whisper.

I choose You, Lord.

I choose to trust You for strength in the hard times, for I know You are faithful. Even when I can’t trace Your hand I can always trust Your heart.

Will You Trust God to be Your Strength in the Hard Times?

These hard times did not take You by surprise, but they are much bigger than me. Help me, Lord. Pour Your strength into me to wipe away the weariness and despair. Reach down and pull me out of the pit of miry clay and set me high upon the Rock — high above the enemy who seeks to take me out.

I will be strong … in Your Name.

I will be brave … in Your Name.

I will overcome … in Your Name.

For You are a great God, my hero, my Victor. Your love astounds me, Your grace sustains me. Bless Your Holy Name!

In Jesus’s Name I pray,



Please don’t carry your burdens alone. I would be honored to pray for you. You may contact me directly at nan@nanjones.com


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Sweet blessings to you,