Go-to Verses from the Psalms when in Distress

It is normal to have fears, doubts and discomfort every now and then, yet it can get so overwhelming.
These passages from the Psalms of David helps sustain one’s trust in God in such troubling times. They can be recited from time to time to calm the troubled state of our hearts. Posting them on walls or having them as wallpapers in our devices also serve a good reminder.

“The Lord is my light and my salvation, whom shall I fear? The Lord is the protector of my life: of whom shall I be afraid?”
—Psalm 27:1

“For though I should walk in the midst of the shadow of death, I will fear no evils, for thou art with me. Thy rod and thy staff, they have comforted me.”
—Psalm 23:4

“The Lord is my firmament, my refuge, and my deliverer. My God is my helper, and in him will I put my trust. My protector and the horn of my salvation, and my support.
—Psalm 17:3

“Our God is our refuge and strength: a helper in troubles, which have found us exceedingly.”
—Psalm 46:1

“Let your steadfast love comfort me according to your promise to your servant.”
—Psalm 119:76

“If I say, ‘Surely the darkness shall cover me, and the light about me be night,’ even the darkness is not dark to you; the night is bright as the day, for darkness is as light with you.”
—Psalm 139:11-12

“Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.”
—Psalm 55:22

Show me a token for good: that they who hate me may see, and be confounded, because thou, O Lord, hast helped me and hast comforted me.
—Psalm 86:17

And the Lord is become a refuge for the poor: a helper in due time in tribulation
—Psalm 9:9

From the height of the day I shall fear: but I will trust in thee. In God I will praise my words, in God I have put my trust: I will not fear what flesh can do against me.
—Psalm 56:3-4

Do ye manfully, and let your heart be strengthened, all ye that hope in the Lord.
—Psalm 31:24

In you O Lord, have I hoped, let me never be confounded.
—Psalm 71:1

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