Overcoming Adversity

A collection of devotions about Adversity. Addressing various aspects of difficulty, trials, and hardships and offering wisdom from God's Word.

I pray these posts will help you to deal with adversity in your life.

Absolutely Nothing! 
This 1-minute devotion encourages us with an aspect of God's love spoken of in Romans 8. Be encouraged!

Dealing with Loneliness
This 1-minute devotion is packed with constructive ways to deal with feelings of loneliness and boredom.

God Uses Bad People 
This 1-minute devotion explains how God can use bad people to bring about His purposes.

5 Things to do When Someone Mistreats You 
The Bible gives us wisdom for handling mistreatment. This 1-minute devotion explains.

  When Hardship is a Privilege 
Ginny is a woman who has known and understood the peace of God in the midst of great hardship. Her story will encourage you!
Those Who Suffer 
If God rescued us from every difficulty, we'd never learn this wonderful thing about God.

All that Glitters is Not Gold 
This 1-minute devotion discusses the similarities between purifying gold and purifying faith.

When worry or fear troubles your sleep, these 5 things can help you find peace and rest.

4 Truths about Suffering 
Joni Eareckson Tada knows a great deal about suffering, and she encourages us to "know God by heart." This 1-minute devotion explains what she means.

6 Ways to Fight our Enemies 
Psalm 143 offers 6 Ways to fight our enemies and sometimes our enemies are of our own making. this 1-minute devotion explains.

A collection of devotions about Adversity. Addressing various aspects of difficulty, trials, and hardships and offering wisdom from God's Word.
No Matter What
Even when you lose money, you can hold on to certain Biblical principles.

Even When We Can’t See The Good
This biblical principle will revolutionize your life if you let it! 

Ease or Endurance
This 1-minute devotion explains how an easy life can stunt our spiritual growth.

Opportunities With Thorns
How we view problems has a great deal to say about our faith and well-being. This 1-minute devotion explains.

Piece ‘a Cake
You might be surprised at the encouragement in this 1-minute devotion because it deals with repeated trials in our lives!

8 Steps To Overcome Bitterness – Dealing With Offenses Biblically
These are 8 Scriptural ways to overcome bitterness presented in this concise 1-minute devotion.

5 Ways to Deal With Discouragement
This 1-minute devotion offers 5 Ways to Deal with Discouragement each one from Scripture.

God Can Use Our Scars
God can use our scars even when they seem random. This 1-minute devotion offers Scriptural proof.

5 Things to Remember in Adversity – Help from Scripture
It's important to remember these 5 Scriptural truths whenever we face adversity.

5 Ways to Process Problems
This 1-minute devotion shares 5 Ways to Process Problems (each with Scripture Reference).

Hard Things
This Old Testament examples gives us the strength and inspiration to do the hard things Christ asks of us.

Keep On Keepin’ On
Joseph kept hitting walls preventing him from freedom, but he never gave up on his dream because of this principle.

Joni Shares 5 Benefits of Suffering
Joni Eareckson Tada understands suffering like few others. Let her encourage you with these biblical truths. 

6 Things Suffering Has Taught Me
We so often think of suffering in negative terms, but there's a great deal we can learn from it. This 1-minute devotion offers 6 Things Suffering Can Teach us.

Beauty From Adversity
We get this wrong so many times. We need to understand why Christians face adversity. It's important.

Endured or Cured
If all Christians were healed of physical illness, we'd miss a great deal of testimony about God's faithfulness. This 1-minute devotion explains. 

Our Cheerleaders – 3 Things We Learn From Christian Biographies
We learn wonderful truths from reading Christian biographies. Here are 3.
The circumstances behind the Book of Philippians makes it all the more meaningful. This 1-minute devotion explains. 
Are you going through a difficult "season" of life? This 1-minute devotion can help! 
Uncertainty is a powerful emotion. This 1-minute devotion offers the biblical way to handle it.
Psalm 46 offers some wonderful insights. This 1-minute devotion will bless you.  
Have you ever felt like God had forgotten you? This 1-minute devotion addresses that feeling and offers the facts.
Self-pity is a destructive trap. This 1-minute devotion offers 3 biblical ways to overcome it, all from the book of Philippians.
Life can be tough at times, unjust and confusing. That's when we need the advice 1 Peter 2:19 offers. This 1-minute devotion explains.
These 3 verses in 1 Thessalonians are a treasure for finding peace and joy in our everyday lives. This 1-minute devotion explains. 

The Psalmist reminded me of something lacking in my daily life. Perhaps it is lacking in yours as well. This 1-minute devotion explains. 
This 1-minute devotion encourages you to broaden your perspective and see some hidden purposes God may have for you in adversity.
Why Pondering the life of Joseph Can help you through difficult circumstances.
Is your heart breaking? Are you frustrated and feeling rejected? These 5 Bible verses will comfort you. 
This 1-minute devotion shares insights from Hebrews 12, showing us 4 ways we can mature through hardship.

When you feel overwhelmed remember that Jesus warned us we'd have problems but He gave us a wonderful word of assurance.

Psalm 3:3 needs to be explained to be fully appreciated. This 1-minute devotion will encourage you about God's care for you.
This short devotion explains 4 reasons that reading the Psalms can benefit us, especially when we are discouraged.
We think we can beat the blues by building up our self-esteem, but we need to do something completely different - something Scripture commands.

Don't waste your sorrows! These 3 things will help you remember how fully God can use your hardships.

We can come boldly to God when we are in need, because of this wonderful truth in Hebrews 4. This 1-minute devotion will bless you!

3 things that can help tremendously when you are feeling brokenhearted, discouraged, or depressed.
This 1-minute devotion will bless you, especially if you are sometimes sad and discouraged. It tells us something about each tear we cry.
Sometimes we think we can't be happy until a situation changes. This 1-minute devotion addresses the Biblical attitude toward bad circumstances. 

It's easy to slip into a pit of discouragement. This 1-minute devotion offers 3 Ways to Keep Your Perspective During Difficulties.
Pain may be a gift that nobody wants, but this 1-minute devotion explains why it can be a gift for the Christian. 
Habakkuk makes a wonderful statement of faith in his short book in the Bible, a statement each of us should recite. 
Let's examine some godly people in the Bible who were depressed. It can help us deal with our own depression.
5 things to do when you feel too sick, discouraged, confused, frustrated, or distracted to pray.

Feelings aren't reliable. This 1-minute devotion offers an example and then shares the most unreliable of all feelings.

We can try to encourage our hearts with empty worldly answers -- or we can encourage ourselves in the Lord! This 1-minute devotion explains.
A collection of devotions about Adversity. Addressing various aspects of difficulty, trials, and hardships and offering wisdom from God's Word.

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