Finding Help in the Bible
Help in Special Circumstances
"The Gospel of Christ is the Power of God unto Salvation to all who believe.."
Romans 1:16
                                      The Bible

Being a friend
:Proverbs 17:17; Luke 10:25-37; John 15:11-17; Romans 16:1,2;
Being a leader: Isaiah 11:1-9, 32:1-8; 1 Timothy 3:1-7; Titus 1:5-9; 2 Timothy 2:14-36;
Caring for the aged and widowed: Genesis 47:1-12; Proverbs 23:22; Ruth 1; 1 Timothy 5:3-8
Celebrating the birth/adoption of a child: Psalm 100; Proverbs 22:6; Luke 18:15-17; John 16:16-22
Celebrating a graduation: Psalm 119, 105, 106, Proverbs 9:10-12; Galatians 5:16-26; Philippians 4:4-9;
Celebrating a marriage: Genesis 2:18-24; Song of Solomon 8:6-7; Ephesians 5:21-33; Galatians 5:16-26;
Celebrating a wedding anniversary: Psalm 100; Corinthians 13
Controlling your temper: Proverbs 14:17-29, 15:18, 19:11, 29:22; Ecclesiastes 7:9; Galatians 5:16-26.
Controlling your tongue: Psalm 12; 19:14; Proverbs 11:13, 26:20; 2 Thessalonians 2:16,17; James 3:1-12.
Discovering God’s will: Psalm 15; Micah 6:6-8; Matthew 5:14-16; Luke 9:21-27; Romans 13:8-14; 2 Peter 1:3-9; 1 John 4:7-21
Encountering a cult: Matthew 7:15-20; 2 Peter 2; 1 John 4:7-21
Encountering peer pressure: Proverbs 1:7-19; Romans 12:1, 2; Galatians 6:1-5; Ephesians 5:1-20.
Entering college: Proverbs 2:1-8, 3:1-18, 4:1-27, 23:12; Romans 8:1-17; 1 Corinthians 1:18-31.
Entering military service: 2 Samuel 22:2-51; Psalm 91; Ephesians 6:10-20; 2 Timothy 2:1-13
Experiencing the death of a loved one:
Job 19:25-27; John 11:25-27, 14:1-7; Romans 8:31-39, 14:7-9; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18
Experiencing illness: Psalm 23; Mark 1:29-34, 6:53-56; James 5:14-16
Experiencing suffering and persecution:
Psalm 109, 119:153-160, Matthew 5:3-12; John 15:18,16:4; Romans 8:18-30; 1 Peter 4:12-19;
2 Corinthians 4:1-15; Hebrews 12:1-11
Facing a difficult decision: 1 Kings 3; Esther 4-7; Psalm 139;
Daniel 2:14-23; Colossians 3:12-17
Facing a divorce:
Psalm 25; Matthew 19:1-9; Phillippians 3:1-11
Facing homelessness:Palm 90:1-2; Isaiah 65:17-25; Lamentations 3:19-24; Luke 9:57-62; Revelation 21:1-4
Facing imprisonment: Lamentations 3:34-36; Matthew 25:31-46; Luke 4:16-21
Facing life alone: 1 Corinthians 7:25-38, 12:1-31
Facing natural disaster: Genesis 8:1-9; Job 36:22, 37:13; Psalm 29:124, 36:5-9; Jeremiah 31:35-37; Romans 8:31-39; 1 Peter 1:3-12
Facing trial or lawsuit: Psalm 26; Isaiah 50:4-11; Matthew 5:25-26; Luke 18:1-8
Losing your job: Jeremiah 29:10-14; Luke 16:1-13; Phillippians 4;10-13
Losing your property and possessions: Job 1:13-22, 42:7-17; Isaiah 30:19-26, 41:17-20; Romans 8:18-20
Managing your time: Proverbs 12:11, 28:19; Mark 13:33-37; Luke 21:34-36; 1 Timothy 4:11-16; Titus 3:8-14
Moving into a new home: Psalm 127:1-2; Proverbs 24:3-4; John 14:1-7; Ephesians 3:14-21; Revelation 3:20-21
Overcoming addiction: Psalm 40:1-5, 11-17, 116:1-7; Proverbs 23:29-35; 2 Corinthians 5:16-21; Ephesians 4:22-24
Overcoming a grudge:
Leviticus 19:17-18; Mathew 5:23-26; Luke 6:27-36; Ephesians 4:25-32
Overcoming prejudice:
Matthew 7:1-5; Acts 10:34-36; Galatians 3:26-29; Ephesians 2:11-22; Colossians 3:5-11; James 2:1-13
Overcoming pride:
Psalm 131; Mark 9:33-37; Luke 14:7-11, 18:1-14, 22:24-27; Romans 12:14-16; 1 Corinthians 1:18-31; 2 Corinthians 12:1-10
Overcoming procrastination:
Matthew 22:1-14, 25:1-13; 2 Corinthians 6:1-2
Raising children:
Proverbs 22:6; Ephesians 6:4; Colossians 3:21
Respecting civil authorities: Mark 12:13-17; Romans 13:1-7; Titus 3:1-2; 1 Peter 2:13-17
Respecting parents:Exodus 20:12; Proverbs 23:22; Ephesians 6:1-3; Colossians 3:20
Retiring from your job: Numbers 6:24-26; Psalm 145; Matthew 25:31-46; Romans 12:1-2; Phillippians 3:12-21; 2 Peter1:2
Seeking forgiveness:Psalm 32:1-5, 51; Proverbs 28:13; Joel 2:12-17; Matthew 6:14-15; Luke 15;
Seeking God's help: Psalm 5, 57, 86, 119:169-176. 121, 130; Matthew 7:7-12
Seeking justice: Psalm 10, 17, 75, 94; Isaiah 42:1-7, 61:1-9; Amos 5:21-24; Habakkuk 1:12,4

Seeking salvation: Romans 1:16-17, 3:21-31, 5:1-11, 10:5-13; Ephesians 1:3-14, 2:1-10; John 3:1-21
Seeking strength: Psalm 46, 138; Isaiah 40:27-31, 51:12-16; Ephesians 6:10-20; 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17
Sharing your gifts:
Exodus 35:20-29; Malachi 3:6-12; Luke 21:1-4; Acts 2:43-47, 4:32-37; Romans 12:9-13; 1 Corinthians 16:1-4;
2 Corinthians 8:1-15, 9:6-15
Starting a new job:
Proverbs 11:3, 22:29; Romans 12:3-11; 1 Peter 4:7-11; 1 Thessalonians 5:12-18; 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13
Understanding your relationship with God:
Deuteronomy 5:1-22; Psalm 139; John 15:1-17; Romans 5:1-11, 8:1-17
Understanding your relationship with others:
Deuteronomy 5:16-21; Proverbs 3:27-35; Matthew 18:15-17, 21-35; Romans 14:13-23;
Galatians 6:1-10; Colossians 3:12-17; 1 John 4:7-12
Worrying about the future:
Isaiah 36, 60; Jeremiah 29:10-14; 1 Peter 1:3-5; Revelation 21:1-8
Worrying about growing old: Psalm 37:23-29; Isiah 46:3-4
Worrying about money: Proverbs 11:7; Ecclesiastes 5:10-20; Matthew 6:24-34; Luke 12:13-21; 1 Timothy 6:6-10

Afraid? Psalm 27:91; Isaiah 41:5-13; Mark 4:35-41; Hebrews 13:5-6; 1 John 4:13-18
Afraid of death?
Psalm 23, 63:3-18; John 6:35-40; Romans 8:18-39; 1 Corinthins 15, 35, 37, 5:1-10; 2 Timothy 1:8-10
Angry?
Proverbs 15:1; Matthew 5:21-24; Romans 12:17-21; Ephesians 4:26-32; James 1:19-21
Anxous? Worried?
Psalm 25; Matthew 6:24-34, 10:26-31; 1 Peter 1:3-4, 5:7
Depressed?
Psalm 16, 43, 130; Isaiah 61:1-4; Jeremiah 15:10-21; Lamentations 3:55-57; John 3:14-17; Ephesians 3:14-21
Disappointed? Let down? Psalm 55, 62:1-8; Jeremiah 20:7-18
Discouraged? Psalm 34; Isaiah 12:1-6; Romans 15:13; 2 Corinthians 4:16-18; Phillippins 4:10-13; Colossians 1:9-14; Hebrews 6:9-12
Doubting your faith in God? Psalm 8, 146; Proverbs 30:5; Matthew 7:7-12; Luke 17:5-6; John 20:24-31; Romans 4:13-25; Hebrews 11;
1 John 5:13-15
Frustrated? Job 21:1-16, 24:1-17, 36:1-26; Matthew 7:13-14
Impatient? Psalm 13, 37:1-7, 40:1-5; Ecclesiastes 3:1-15; Lamentations 3:25-33; Hebrews 6:13-20; James 5:7-11
Insecure? Lacking confidence? Deuteronomy 31:1-8; Psalm 73:21-26, 108; Phillippians 4:10-20; 1 John 3:19-24
Jealous? Psalm 49; Proverbs 23:17; James 3:13-18
Lonely? Psalm 22, 42; John 14:15-31a
Oberwhelmed Experiencing stress? Isaiah 55:1-9; Matthew 11:25-30; John 4:1-30; 2 Cornithians 6:3-10; Revelation 22:17
Rejected? Psalm 38; Isaiah 52:13, 53:12; Matthew 9:9-13; Luke 4:16-30; John 15:18, 16:4; Ephesians 1:3-14; 1 Peter 2:1-10
Tempted? Psalm 19:12-14, 141; Luke 4:1-13; Hebrews 2:11-18, 4:14-16; James 1:12-18
Tempted by sex? 2 Samuel 11:1, 12:25; 21 Corinthians 6:12-20;Galatians 5:16-26
Tired? Weary? Psalm 3:5-6, 4:4-8; Isaiah 35:1-10; Matthew 11:25-30; 2 Thessalonians 3:16; Hebrews 4:1-11
Feeling useless? Inferior? Isaiah 6:1-8; Jeremiah  1:4-10; Galatians 1:11-24; Ephesians 4:1-16; 1 Peter 2:4-10
Vengeful? Matthew 5:38-42; Romans 12:17-21
What the Bible says about God's Forgiveness:
Every person is separated from God because of sin:
Isaiah 59:1-15; Romans 3:9-20, 5:12-21; Ecclesiastes 7:20; Romans 7:14-25
God has always sought to form a close relationship with people
Exodus 19:3b-8; Jeremiah 31:31-34; Isaiah 54:1-10; 1 Peter 1:1-10; 1 John 3:1-10
God has reached out to people in a personal way by sending Jesus Christ
Colossians 1:15-23; Romans 5:1-11; 1 Peter 2:2:10-25; JOhn 3:1-21; 2 Timothy 1:3-10; Ephesians 2:1-10
God's forgiveness through Jesus Christ is available to every person:
Psalm 51:1-17; 1 John 1:5-10; Romans 10:5-13; Psalm 32:1-11; Romans 8:31-39, 3:21-26
New life in Christ calls a person to live in a Christ like way:
Romans 6:1-14; Matthew 20:20-28; Ephesians 4:17-32; Galatians 5:16-26; 1 John 4:7-21; Romans 12:1-21