8 Bible Verses to Remember When Times Are Evil
When days are evil, it is all the more imperative to delve into Scripture to gain the strength to endure and still find hope in God's plan for this world. Here are 8 Bible verses to keep you going.
2 Timothy 3:1-4
But understand this, that in the last days there will come times of difficulty. For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, proud, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, heartless, unappeasable, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not loving good, treacherous, reckless, swollen with conceit, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God,
Do not be deceived: God is not mocked, for whatever one sows, that will he also reap. For the one who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption, but the one who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life. And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.
And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not alarmed, for this must take place, but the end is not yet.
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.
For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few.
2 Peter 3:9
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.
Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil.
And because lawlessness will be increased, the love of many will grow cold. But the one who endures to the end will be saved. And this gospel of the kingdom will be proclaimed throughout the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.
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