There are many different things that can negatively influence our lives.

Difficult circumstances at home or work, health problems, financial troubles, and relationship issues can all take a toll on us emotionally and mentally. To make matters worse, there are also outside factors that can further fuel the negative impact we are experiencing. These include things like violence in the media, drugs and alcohol abuse, and negative peer pressure.

It’s easy to get wrapped up in the negative aspects of life. We can be surrounded by people who are always toxic, or we may be going through a tough time that seems to have no end. In situations like these, we tend to close our minds against better judgment, thinking that our mistaken beliefs and bad decisions are actually good for us.

Before you get consumed by your negative thoughts and emotions, read these 10 bible verses to give you the hope you need. These are the reminders that God is always with us no matter what. He will never leave us or forsake us. We can find strength in Him when we are feeling down and helpless because His voice is the only influence we should listen to.

Philippians 4:8 NIV

Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.

Proverbs 17:22 NIV

A cheerful heart is good medicine,    but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.

Philippians 4:6 NIV

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.

Philippians 4:13 NIV

I can do all this through him who gives me strength.

Jeremiah 29:11 NIV

For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.

Ephesians 4:31-32 NIV

31 Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. 32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.

Matthew 21:22 NIV

If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer.”

Romans 12:2 NIV

Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is —his good, pleasing and perfect will.

Hebrews 13:6 NIV

So we say with confidence,

“The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid.    What can mere mortals do to me?”

John 14:27 NIV

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.