Old Testament: Uplifting Verses


”Behold, I have refined thee, but not with silver; I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction.”

Isaiah 48:10

“He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were our faces from him; he was despised, and we esteemed him not.

“Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted.

“But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.”

Isaiah 53:3–5

 “I sought the Lord, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.”

Psalm 34:4

“I waited patiently for the Lord; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry.

“He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings.”

Psalm 40:1–2

“Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy.”

Psalm 82:3

“For the needy shall not alway be forgotten: the expectation of the poor shall not perish for ever.”

Psalm 9:18