College is often thought of as a new chapter where you’re suddenly supposed to have it all. Good grades are expected and needed for graduate school. A social life is wanted to keep sanity. Your future profession is supposed to be right in sight. All the while, this crazy thing we know as "life" sometimes comes into play.
Though college is often viewed as some of the most wonderful times one will experience, it is too trying. Despite the many support systems we surround ourselves with, one can still have the overwhelming feeling of stress and loneliness. It is during these times we turn to God.
Throughout the Bible, we are given opportunities for challenge and to grow as a child of God. We are able to overcome whatever obstacle we may face just by the power of His word. These words are precious gifts that are able to lift us up on our darkest of days. It is our decision to allow those words to become more than just words on paper; allow them to become a foundation.
Though these verses may not solve every issue we may face, they are able to give us light at the end of the tunnel.
1. When you're unsure
“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
2. When you feel weak
“I can do all things through God, who strengthens me.” Philippians 4:13.
3. When you're tired
“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28-30
4. When you feel overwhelmed
“From the end of the earth I will cry to You, When my heart is overwhelmed; Lead me to the rock that is higher than I.” Psalm 61:2
5. When you're scared of the future
“Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him, and he will act.” Psalm 37:5
6. When you're stressed
“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” John 14:27