Help In Special Circumstances

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; Isaiah 32:1-8; I Timothy 3:1-7: 2; II Timothy 2:14-26; Titus 1:5-9
Caring for the aged and widowed
Genesis 47:1-12: Ruth 1; Proverbs 23:22; I 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 marriage
Genesis 2:18-24; Ephesians 5:21-33; Colossians 2:6, 7
Controlling your temper
Proverbs 14:17; 29; 15:18; 19:11; 29:22; Ecclesiastic 7:9; Galatians 5.16-26
Controlling your tongue
Psalm 12; Psalms 19:14; Proverbs 11:13; Proverbs 26:20; II Thessalonians 2:16-17; James 3:1-12
Discovering God’s will
Psalms 15; Micah 6:6-8; Matthew 5.14-16; Luke 9:21-27; Romans 13:8-14;
II Peter 1:3-9; I John 4:7-21
Encountering a cult
Matthew 7:15-20: II Peter 2: I John 4:1-6: Jude
Encounter peer pressure
Proverbs 1:7-19; Romans 12:1,2; Galatians 6:1-5; Ephesians 5.1-20
Entering college
Proverbs 2:1-8; Proverbs 3.1-18; Proverbs 4:1-27; Proverbs 23:12; Romans 8:1-17;
I Corinthians 1.18-31
Entering military service
II Samuel 22:2-51; Psalm 91; Ephesians 6:10-20; II Timothy 2:1-13
Experiencing the death of a loved one
Job 19:25-27; John 11:25-27; John 14:1-7; Romans 8:31-39; Romans 14:7-9; I Thessalonians 4.13-18
Experiencing illness
Psalm 23: Mark 1:29-34; Mark 6:53-56; James 5:14-16
Experiencing suffering and persecution
Psalm 109; Psalm 119:153-160; Matthew 5.3-12; John 15:1- 16:4; Romans 8.18-30; II Corinthians 4:1-15; Hebrews 12:1-11: I Peter 4:12-19
Facing a difficult decision
I Kings 3; Esther 4-7; Psalm 139; Daniel 2:14-23;

Facing a divorce
Psalms 25; Matthew 19:1-9; Philippians 3:1-11
Facing homelessness
Psalm 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
I Corinthians 7.25-38; I Corinthians 12:1-31
Facing a natural disaster
Genesis 8:1 – 9:17; Job 36:22 – 37:13; Psalms 29, 124; Psalm 36:5-9: Jeremiah 31:35-37; Romans 8:31-39; I Peter 1:3-12
Facing a 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; Philippians 4:10-13
Losing your property and possessions
Job 1:13-22; Job 42:7-17; Isaiah 30:19-26; Romans 8:18-39
Overcoming addiction
Psalm 40:1-5, 11-17; Psalms 116:1-7; Proverbs 23:29-35; II Corinthian 5:16-21
Overcoming a grudge
Leviticus 19:17-19; Matthew 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; Galatians 3:5-11
Overcoming pride
Psalms 131: Mark 9:33-37; Luke 14: 7-11; Luke 18:9-14; Luke 22:24-27; Romans 12:14-16
Overcoming procrastination
Matthew 22:1-14; Matthew 25:1-13; II Corinthians 6:1-2
Seeking forgiveness
Psalms 32:1-5; Psalms 51; Proverbs 28:13; Joel 2.12-17; Matthew 6:14, 15; Luke 15; Philemon; Hebrews 4:14-16; I John 1:5-10
Seeking God’s help
Psalms 5, 57, 86,121, 130, Psalms 119:169 – 176; Matthew 7:7-12
Seeking salvation
John 3:1-21; Romans 1:16-17 Romans 3:21-31; Romans 5:1-11; Romans 10:5-13; Ephesians 1:3-14: Ephesians 2:1-10 Acts 4:12
Seeking strength
Psalms 46:138; Isaiah 40:27-31; Isaiah 51:12-16; Ephesians 6:10-12; II Thessalonians 2:16-17

Seeking truth

Psalms 119:153-160; John 8:31-47; John 14:6-14; John 16:4-16; I Timothy 2:1-7
Sharing your gifts
Exodus 35: 20-29; Malachi 3:6-12; Luke 21:1-4; Acts 2:43-47; Acts 4:32-37; Romans 12:9-13; I Corinthians 16:1-4; II Corinthians 8:1-15; II Corinthians 9:6-15
Starting a new job
Proverb 11:3 Proverbs 22:29; Romans 12:3-11; I Thessalonians 5:12-18
II Thessalonians 3:6-13; I Peter 4:7-11
Understanding your relationship with God
Deuteronomy 5:1-22; Psalms 139; John 15:1-17; Romans 5:1-11; Romans 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; Romans 15:1-6; Galatians 6:1-10; Colossian 3:12-17; I John 4:7-12
Worrying about the future
Isaiah 35; Isaiah 60; Jeremiah 29:10-14; I Peter 1:3-5; Revelations 21:1-8;
Worrying about growing old
Psalms 37:23-29; Isaiah 46:3-4
Worrying about money
Proverbs 11:7; Ecclesiastics 5:10-20; Matthew 6:24-34; Luke 12:13-21; I Timothy 6:6-10

Troublesome Feelings

Afraid?
Psalms 27, 91; Isaiah 41:5-13; Mark 4:35-41 Hebrews 13:5,6; 1 John 4:13-18
Afraid of Death?
Psalm 23; Psalm 63:1-8; John 6:35-40; Romans 8:18-39; I Corinthians 15:35-57;
II Corinthians 5.1-10; II Timothy 1.8-10
Angry?
Proverbs 15:1; Matthew 5:21-24; Romans 12:17-21; Ephesians 4:26-32; James 1:19-21
Anxious? Worried?
Psalm 25; Matthew 6:24-34; Matthew 10:26-31; I Peter 1:3-5; I Peter 5:7
Depressed?
Psalms 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; Psalm 62:1-8; Jeremiah 20:7-18
Discouraged?
Psalm 34; Isaiah 12:1-6; Romans 15:13; II Corinthians 4:16-18; Philippians 4:10-13 Colossians 1:9-14; Hebrews 6:9-12
Doubting your faith in God?
Psalms 8, 146; Proverbs 30:5; Matthew 7:7-12; Luke 17:5, 6; John 20:24-31; Romans 4:13-25; Hebrews 11; I John 5:13-15
Frustrated?
Job 21:1-16; Job 24:1-17; Job 36:1-26; Matthew 7:13,14
Impatient
Psalm 13; Psalm 37:1-7; Psalm 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; Psalm 108; Philippians 4:10-20; I John 3:19-24
Jealous?
Psalm 49; Proverbs 23:17; James 3:13-18
Lonely
Psalms 22, 42; John 14:15-31a
Overwhelmed? Experiencing stress?
Isaiah 55:1-9; Matthew 11:25-30; John 4:1-30; II Corinthians 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; I Peter 2:1-10

Tempted?
Psalm 19:12-14; Psalm 141; Luke 4:1-13; Hebrews 2:11-18; Hebrews 4:14-16;
James 1:12-18
Tempted by sex?
II Samuel 11:1 – 12:25; I Corinthians 6:12-20; Galatians 5:16-26
Tired? Weary?
Psalms 3, 5, 6; Psalm 4:4-8; Isaiah 35:1-10; Matthew 11:25-30; II 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; I Peter 2:4-10
Vengeful?
Matthew 5:38-42; Romans 12:17-21