The Psalms can be a source of hope in difficult times. Turning to those powerful words so eloquently written by King David can be a powerful way to connect with our emotions and with God at once.
Here are some to use in times of great storm:
“Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the LORD.” – Psalm 31:24.
“May your unfailing love be with us, LORD, even as we put our hope in you.” – Psalm 33:22.
“Yes, my soul, find rest in God; my hope comes from him. Truly he is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will not be shaken.” Psalm 62:5-6.
Psalm 25:21: “May integrity and uprightness protect me, because my hope, LORD, is in you.”
“But God will never forget the needy; the hope of the afflicted will never perish.” – Psalm 9:18.
“Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long.” Psalm 25:5.
“But the eyes of the LORD are on those who fear him, on those whose hope is in his unfailing love,”. Psalm 33:18.
“Hope in the LORD and keep his way. He will exalt you to inherit the land; when the wicked are destroyed, you will see it.” – Psalm 37:30.
“But now, Lord, what do I look for? My hope is in you.” – Psalm 39:7.
“For what you have done I will always praise you in the presence of your faithful people. And I will hope in your name, for your name is good.” – Psalm 52:9
“You answer us with awesome and righteous deeds, God our Savior, the hope of all the ends of the earth and of the farthest seas,” – Psalm 65:5.
“For you have been my hope, Sovereign LORD, my confidence since my youth.” – Psalm 71:5.
“As for me, I will always have hope; I will praise you more and more.” – Psalm 71:14.
“Never take your word of truth from my mouth, for I have put my hope in your laws.” – Psalm 119:43.
“Remember your word to your servant, for you have given me hope.” – Psalm 119:49.
“May those who fear you rejoice when they see me, for I have put my hope in your word.” – Psalm 119:74.
“My soul faints with longing for your salvation, but I have put my hope in your word.” – Psalm 119:81.
“You are my refuge and my shield, I have put my hope in your word.” – Psalm 119:114.
“I rise before dawn and cry for help, I have put my hope in your word.” – Psalm 119:147.
“I lift up my eyes to the mountains – where does my help come from? My help comes from the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth.” – Psalm 121:1-2
“I wait for the LORD, my whole being waits, and in his Word I put my hope.” – Psalm 130:5
“Israel, put your hope in the LORD, for with the LORD is unfailing love and with him is full redemption.” – Psalm 130:7
“Israel, put your hope in the LORD both now and forevermore.” – Psalm 131:3
“The righteous cry out, and the LORD hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles. The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. The righteous person may have many troubles, but the LORD delivers him from them all;” – Psalm 34:17-19
“Blessed are those whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the LORD their God.” – Psalm 146:5
“The LORD delights in those who fear him, who put their hope in his unfailing love.” – Psalm 147:11
“We wait in hope for the LORD; he is our help and our shield.” – Psalm 33:20
“Trust in the LORD and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture. Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him and he will do this: He will make your righteous reward shine like the dawn, your vindication like the noonday sun.” – Psalm 37:3-6
“I remain confident of this: I will see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living. Wait for the LORD; be strong and take heart and wait for the LORD.” – Psalm 27:13-14