10 Verses that Give Me Hope During Political Unrest

All you have to do to feel a spike in anxiety nowadays is turn on the news or check your social newsfeed for a few minutes. For Christians, God's word gives hope and peace when the world is in chaos. 


I hope these verses give you some peace and hope, trusting that there's a God who is bigger than the conflict we face.

1. Proverbs 21:1

The king’s heart is like a stream of water directed by the lordhe guides it wherever he pleases.

2. 2 Thessalonians 3:16

Now may the Lord of peace himself give you his peace at all times and in every situation. The Lord be with you all. 

3. John 16:33

I have told you all this so that you may have peace in me. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world.

4. Philippians 4:6-7

Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. 7Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus.

5. 1 Peter 5:7

Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you.

6. Isaiah 11:4

He will give justice to the poor and make fair decisions for the exploited.The earth will shake at the force of his word,and one breath from his mouth will destroy the wicked.

7. Matthew 26:64

Jesus replied, “You have said it. And in the future you will see the Son of Man seated in the place of power at God’s right hand and coming on the clouds of heaven.”

8. Psalms 45:6

Your throne, O God, endures forever and ever. You rule with a scepter of justice.

9. Psalms 9:8

He will judge the world with justice and rule the nations with fairness.

10. Psalms 103:6

The lord gives righteousness and justice to all who are treated unfairly.