5 Bible Verses to Lift Up the Oppressed

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When feeling oppressed, here are five Bible verses to lift you up and remind you that God is on your side. All verses are taken from the New International Version.

1) Psalm 9:9
"The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble."

2) Luke 4:18-19
"The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free, to proclaim the year of the Lord's favor."

3) Isaiah 54:14
"In righteousness you will be established: Tyranny will be far from you; you will have nothing to fear. Terror will be far removed; it will not come near you."

4) Psalm 55:22
"Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken."

5) Psalm 62:8
"Trust in him at all times, you people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge."