13 Bible Verses To Remember When You Feel Defeated

So often when we feel defeated we feel like we have no one to turn to. But really, that’s not the case. In all times, turning to God and leaning on your faith can renew your hope that things will turn out alright. We should turn to God when we are grateful, when we sad, and especially when we feel defeated. 2 Corinthians 5:7 says that “we live by faith, not by sight.” This is so true. Faith is not something we see, it is something we feel and something we believe in. Having faith that God has a plan for you is never easy, but knowing that there is a plan is enough to help you get through anything, especially if you are feeling defeated. Here are 13 bible verses to remember the next time you feel defeated:

1. “The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.” Psalm 34:18

2. “I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.” Philippians 4:13

3. “’For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11

4. “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9

5. “God is greater than the burdens you are carrying. Cast your burden upon the Lord and He will sustain you.” Psalm 55:22

6. “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to Him, and He will make your paths straight.” Proverbs 3:5-6

7. “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.” Philippians 4:16

8. “When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.” Psalm 56:3

9. “For we live by faith, not by sight.” 2 Corinthians 5:7

10. “But Jesus looked at them and said, ‘with man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” Matthew 19:26

11. “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

12. “Cast all your anxiety on Him because He cares for you.” 1 Peter 5:7

13. “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.” Psalm 46:1

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