61 Bible Verses about God Sustaining Power

Psalm 55:22 ESV / 46 helpful votes

Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.

Psalm 73:26 ESV / 44 helpful votes

My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 38 helpful votes

Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

Isaiah 40:29 ESV / 36 helpful votes

He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases strength.

Colossians 1:17 ESV / 35 helpful votes

And he is before all things, and in him all things hold together.

Nahum 1:7 ESV / 32 helpful votes

The Lord is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; he knows those who take refuge in him.

2 Corinthians 12:9 ESV / 29 helpful votes

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 28 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Psalm 28:7 ESV / 28 helpful votes

The Lord is my strength and my shield; in him my heart trusts, and I am helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to him.

Isaiah 40:31 ESV / 27 helpful votes

But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.

Hebrews 1:3 ESV / 24 helpful votes

He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power. After making purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,

Ephesians 6:10 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might.

1 Corinthians 10:13 ESV / 23 helpful votes

No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.

Lamentations 3:22-23 ESV / 20 helpful votes

The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Luke 1:37 ESV / 17 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Psalm 29:11 ESV / 16 helpful votes

May the Lord give strength to his people! May the Lord bless his people with peace!

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 16 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. ...

Genesis 1:1 ESV / 15 helpful votes

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

John 16:33 ESV / 13 helpful votes

I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

Romans 6:14 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For sin will have no dominion over you, since you are not under law but under grace.

Mark 11:24 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.

Psalm 68:35 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Awesome is God from his sanctuary; the God of Israel—he is the one who gives power and strength to his people. Blessed be God!

Hebrews 4:13 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And no creature is hidden from his sight, but all are naked and exposed to the eyes of him to whom we must give account.

Hebrews 1:2 ESV / 10 helpful votes

But in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world.

Colossians 1:16 ESV / 10 helpful votes

For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him.

Isaiah 26:3 ESV / 10 helpful votes

You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.

Proverbs 30:5 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Every word of God proves true; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him.

Psalm 146:6 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Who made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, who keeps faith forever;

Psalm 48:14 ESV / 10 helpful votes

That this is God, our God forever and ever. He will guide us forever.

2 Peter 1:21 ESV / 9 helpful votes

For no prophecy was ever produced by the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.

Romans 8:28 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

Acts 17:25 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Nor is he served by human hands, as though he needed anything, since he himself gives to all mankind life and breath and everything.

Jeremiah 10:12 ESV / 9 helpful votes

It is he who made the earth by his power, who established the world by his wisdom, and by his understanding stretched out the heavens.

Psalm 21:13 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Be exalted, O Lord, in your strength! We will sing and praise your power.

Nehemiah 9:6 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“You are the Lord, you alone. You have made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth and all that is on it, the seas and all that is in them; and you preserve all of them; and the host of heaven worships you.

Psalm 104:30 ESV / 8 helpful votes

When you send forth your Spirit, they are created, and you renew the face of the ground.

1 Chronicles 29:11 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Yours, O Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the victory and the majesty, for all that is in the heavens and in the earth is yours. Yours is the kingdom, O Lord, and you are exalted as head above all.

Genesis 1:26 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”

2 Peter 3:9 ESV / 7 helpful votes

The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.

Hebrews 11:3 ESV / 7 helpful votes

By faith we understand that the universe was created by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of things that are visible.

2 Thessalonians 3:3 ESV / 7 helpful votes

But the Lord is faithful. He will establish you and guard you against the evil one.

1 Thessalonians 2:13 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And we also thank God constantly for this, that when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men but as what it really is, the word of God, which is at work in you believers.

Zechariah 4:6 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Then he said to me, “This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: Not by might, nor by power, but by my Spirit, says the Lord of hosts.

Psalm 62:11 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Once God has spoken; twice have I heard this: that power belongs to God,

Deuteronomy 33:27 ESV / 7 helpful votes

The eternal God is your dwelling place, and underneath are the everlasting arms. And he thrust out the enemy before you and said, Destroy.

Romans 10:17 ESV / 6 helpful votes

So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.

Romans 1:20 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse.

Hebrews 12:2 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.

Philippians 4:4 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice.

Jonah 1:7-17 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And they said to one another, “Come, let us cast lots, that we may know on whose account this evil has come upon us.” So they cast lots, and the lot fell on Jonah. Then they said to him, “Tell us on whose account this evil has come upon us. What is your occupation? And where do you come from? What is your country? And of what people are you?” And he said to them, “I am a Hebrew, and I fear the Lord, the God of heaven, who made the sea and the dry land.” Then the men were exceedingly afraid and said to him, “What is this that you have done!” For the men knew that he was fleeing from the presence of the Lord, because he had told them. Then they said to him, “What shall we do to you, that the sea may quiet down for us?” For the sea grew more and more tempestuous. ...

Ezekiel 34:17 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“As for you, my flock, thus says the Lord God: Behold, I judge between sheep and sheep, between rams and male goats.

Jeremiah 2:7 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And I brought you into a plentiful land to enjoy its fruits and its good things. But when you came in, you defiled my land and made my heritage an abomination.

Revelation 19:3-21 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Once more they cried out, “Hallelujah! The smoke from her goes up forever and ever.” And the twenty-four elders and the four living creatures fell down and worshiped God who was seated on the throne, saying, “Amen. Hallelujah!” And from the throne came a voice saying, “Praise our God, all you his servants, you who fear him, small and great.” Then I heard what seemed to be the voice of a great multitude, like the roar of many waters and like the sound of mighty peals of thunder, crying out, “Hallelujah! For the Lord our God the Almighty reigns. Let us rejoice and exult and give him the glory, for the marriage of the Lamb has come, and his Bride has made herself ready; ...

1 Corinthians 2:1-16 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And I, when I came to you, brothers, did not come proclaiming to you the testimony of God with lofty speech or wisdom. For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified. And I was with you in weakness and in fear and much trembling, and my speech and my message were not in plausible words of wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power, that your faith might not rest in the wisdom of men but in the power of God. ...

Romans 15:4 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.

Isaiah 41:13 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For I, the Lord your God, hold your right hand; it is I who say to you, “Fear not, I am the one who helps you.”

Isaiah 12:2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and will not be afraid; for the Lord God is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation.”

1 Peter 2:16 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Live as people who are free, not using your freedom as a cover-up for evil, but living as servants of God.

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