911, Mayday, SOS. Help

Blog by Yvonne

Emergencies come in all shapes and sizes. When household accidents happen, we can call 911 to mobilize the help we need. A crisis on a ship or a plane causes a Mayday call to go out over the airwaves so first responders are ready. People lost in the wilderness can send the Morris Code for SOS to alert others of the dangers they face. We have many ways to tell others we need help during a disaster.

But what options do we have when the trauma occurs within our souls. Terror might strike our hearts as we wait for a diagnosis. Fear can grip us as we get word of a pending layoff at work. Sadness feels overwhelming with each death of a loved family member. Where do we turn when the emotional crisis strike?

The Bible provides us a lifeline for the problems we face daily. Within the pages, God offers up wise words to calm our troubled souls. He stands ready twenty-four hours a day to answer our calls for help. Below, you will find some verses to use the next time you need some extra emotional support.

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These verses that I listed are just a sampling of what the Bible has to offer us when we are struggling. God gives us ample resources for all circumstances. Many churches can also provide ideas on how to cope with a situation. We never need to suffer alone when we are part of God’s family.

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This Post Has 32 Comments

  1. mimionlife

    Thank you for the Scripture references. I am struggling with anxiety today. It shows up at the most odd times. Your message and the Scriptures are helping me. Thank you. 🙂

    1. Yvonne

      Wow, God is so good to provide them for you when you needed them. Praise the Lord and God bless

  2. bethbingaman

    This makes me think about when the crisis is not ours but we can be the one who bears the other’s burden. Good reminders here that God will never leave us nor forsake us and we can also look to His people. Thanks!

    1. Yvonne

      So very true Beth. Thanks for visiting. God bless

  3. Melissa McLaughlin

    I love to use scriptures to anchor my soul in the toughest times. What a great idea – Scripture SOS! Thank you for this thoughtful list!

    1. Yvonne

      Me too Melissa. I always read Psalm 91 before we go off on a mission trip. The Bible does offer comfort. God bless

  4. Jessica Brodie

    Ah, these are WONDERFUL, Yvonne. Thank you! And I relied on Isaiah 41:10 today.

    1. Yvonne

      Hi Jessica, that is a great verse. Thanks and God bless

    1. Yvonne

      I agree Michelle. Thanks and God bless

  5. Melinda Viergever Inman

    Great resources! A handy list for consultation! Thanks for providing ready tools for crises. A highly tweetable post!

    1. Yvonne

      Thanks Melinda. I appreciate your thoughts. God bless

  6. Lisa Quintana

    I can’t imagine those who struggle through life and wouldn’t consider turning to the Bible for help. Sadly, that happens way too often! But these verses are sweet peace to our troubled souls. Thank you for posting them!

    1. Yvonne

      So true Lisa, it is hard to imagine. It is my lifeline. God bless

  7. Emily Saxe | To Unearth

    I’m always blown away at how much wisdom we can gain for our daily life in the Bible, even though it doesn’t have an example for every single specific thing we’ll experience in life. Knowing He’s given me a way to find comfort is evidence of His perfect love for us all!

    1. Yvonne

      That is very true Emily. Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth (BIBLE). Thanks and God bless

  8. stephaniemgammon

    Psalm 68:5-6 was exactly what I needed to hear this week. Thank you, Yvonne!

    1. Yvonne

      I am glad it helped you today Stephanie. Thanks for visiting and God bless

  9. karentfriday

    Yvonne, thanks for this “Mayday” post. 🙂

    But, yes, we have God’s Word for any spiritual and emotional crisis that arises. Our own SOS to help throw us the needed lifelines.

    1. Yvonne

      Thank you Karen. God’s word offers us so much of everything. What a blessing for such wisdom

  10. Christina

    I love this Yvonne! I tweeted it.. there’s so many times when we need healing verses like this. Thank you!

    1. Yvonne

      Thanks Christina. I appreciate you sharing. God bless

    1. Yvonne

      Thank you Ava. I hope it will help those in need. God bless

  11. Julie

    Thank you for sharing this verses! It’s so helpful to have them like this when we need instant help!

  12. Yvonne

    I agree that they are so very helpful. God’s word has so many answers for the things going on in our lives. Thanks Julie and God bless

  13. Stephen

    Great points! Thanks for sharing the scriptures as well sometimes with think too hard on things and then we read a post like yours that puts things in perspective. It’s like before panicking take a deep breath turn into God’s Word and see what He wants to tell you! God Bless!!

    1. Yvonne

      Thank you Stephen. I love your thoughts on the post. It is so easy to panic first then go to God. We get it backwards. God bless

  14. susanslandry

    There’s nothing like God’s word to speak truth into our life when we are overwhelmed. Pinning this for reference!! Thanks.

    1. Yvonne

      Thanks Susan. I appreciate your thoughts and visiting my blog. God bless

  15. nancyehead

    God’s Word can speak to us wherever we are in life. So beautiful! God bless!

    1. Yvonne

      Thanks Nancy.

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