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Hope For The Hopeless

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Feeling, Hopeless, Depressed, Alone?

Hurting, desperate, ready to give up?


You are not alone in how you feel. There are many who are feeling trapped without hope of relief. But many have found comfort and hope in Jesus Christ. He has delivered them. There is hope for you too.

2 Corinthians 1:3-4, Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort; Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.

God offers exactly what you need. He forgives, He comforts, and He confirms His love to you.

2 Corinthians 2:5-8, But if any have caused grief, he hath not grieved me, but in part: that I may not overcharge you all. Sufficient to such a man is this punishment, which was inflicted of many. So that contrariwise ye ought rather to forgive him, and comfort him, lest perhaps such a one should be swallowed up with overmuch sorrow. Wherefore I beseech you that ye would confirm your love toward him.

Dear friend,

I am sorry to hear about your grief and despair. I understand what it is like to feel trapped in circumstances from which there is no escape.

I found strength in Jesus Christ, comfort in His Words, and hope in His promises.

Below are Bible verses that talk about the comfort, forgiveness, and compassion of God. Most importantly, there are verses about salvation and strength.

I hope these verses and thoughts will be helpful and comforting to you.


Find Hope In God And His Word


Psalm 86:15, But thou, O Lord, art a God full of compassion, and gracious, longsuffering, and plenteous in mercy and truth.


Psalm 119:76, Let, I pray thee, thy merciful kindness be for my comfort, according to thy word unto thy servant.


Psalm 23:4, Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.


2 Thessalonian 2:16-17, Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God, even our Father, which hath loved us, and hath given us everlasting consolation and good hope through grace, Comfort your hearts, and stablish you in every good word and work.


Romans 15:4, For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.


2 Corinthians 1:3-5, Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort; Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God. For as the sufferings of Christ abound in us, so our consolation also aboundeth by Christ.


1 Peter 1:13, Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.


Find Mercy From God


Matthew 9:22, But Jesus turned him about, and when he saw her, he said, Daughter, be of good comfort; thy faith hath made thee whole. And the woman was made whole from that hour.


Psalm 86:5, For thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy unto all them that call upon thee.


Psalm 86:3-7, Be merciful unto me, O Lord: for I cry unto thee daily. Rejoice the soul of thy servant: for unto thee, O Lord, do I lift up my soul. For thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy unto all them that call upon thee. Give ear, O LORD, unto my prayer; and attend to the voice of my supplications. In the day of my trouble I will call upon thee: for thou wilt answer me.


Psalm 40:11, Withhold not thou thy tender mercies from me, O LORD: let thy lovingkindness and thy truth continually preserve me.


Psalm 51:1, Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions.


Psalm 69:16, Hear me, O LORD; for thy lovingkindness is good: turn unto me according to the multitude of thy tender mercies.


Psalm 89:1, I will sing of the mercies of the LORD for ever: with my mouth will I make known thy faithfulness to all generations.


Psalm 119:41, Let thy mercies come also unto me, O LORD, even thy salvation, according to thy word.


Psalm 145:9, The LORD is good to all: and his tender mercies are over all his works.


Lamentations 3:22, It is of the LORD’S mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not.


Daniel 9:9, To the Lord our God belong mercies and forgivenesses, though we have rebelled against him;


Daniel 9:18, O my God, incline thine ear, and hear; open thine eyes, and behold our desolations, and the city which is called by thy name: for we do not present our supplications before thee for our righteousnesses, but for thy great mercies.

Let God Save You

2 Peter 3:9 The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

John 3:16, For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

1John 5:13, These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God.

John 14:1 Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.

John 6:69 And we believe and are sure that thou art that Christ, the Son of the living God.

Acts 15:11 But we believe that through the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ we shall be saved, even as they.

1Timothy 1:16 Howbeit for this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first Jesus Christ might shew forth all longsuffering, for a pattern to them which should hereafter believe on him to life everlasting.

Romans10:9 That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.

Romans 3:22 Even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ unto all and upon all them that believe: for there is no difference:

Galatians 3:22 But the scripture hath concluded all under sin, that the promise by faith of Jesus Christ might be given to them that believe.

2Timothy 2:13 If we believe not, yet he abideth faithful: he cannot deny himself.

1Thessalonians 2:13 For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when ye received the word of God which ye heard of us, ye received it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, which effectually worketh also in you that believe.

John 20:31 But these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name.

Mark 9:23 Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth.

Find Strength In God

1 Corinthians 10:13, There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.


Ephesians 6:12-13, For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.


James 5:10-11, Take, my brethren, the prophets, who have spoken in the name of the Lord, for an example of suffering affliction, and of patience. Behold, we count them happy which endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is very pitiful, and of tender mercy.


1 Peter 5:8-9, Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour: Whom resist stedfast in the faith, knowing that the same afflictions are accomplished in your brethren that are in the world.


2 Corinthians 12:9-10, And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ’s sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.


2 Timothy 4:18, And the Lord shall deliver me from every evil work, and will preserve me unto his heavenly kingdom: to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.


Philippians 4:13, I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

Share Your Comfort With Others

Romans 15:5, Now the God of patience and consolation grant you to be likeminded one toward another according to Christ Jesus.

Talk to People Who Want To Help You.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-8255

The Joshua Center, (479) 268-4557

Focus on the Family’s Counseling Department, call 1-855-771-HELP (4357)

Faithful Counseling, https://www.faithfulcounseling.com

If you desire to talk to someone, please call.

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