As soldiers are deployed, it is important to provide them with inspiration and hope. The Bible provides a message of hope and peace that can be helpful in times of war. It is important to share positive Bible verses with them. These verses can help boost morale and give soldiers hope for the future.
Section 1: The Bible And War
The Lord is a man of war; The Lord is His name.Exodus 15:3
And when Joshua heard the noise of the people as they shouted, he said to Moses, “There is a noise of war in the camp.”Exodus 32:17
“When you go to war in your land against the enemy who oppresses you, then you shall sound an alarm with the trumpets, and you will be remembered before the Lord your God, and you will be saved from your enemies.Numbers 10:9
“When you go out to battle against your enemies, and see horses and chariots and people more numerous than you, do not be afraid of them; for the Lord your God is with you, who brought you up from the land of Egypt.Deuteronomy 20:1
Then one of the servants answered and said, “Look, I have seen a son of Jesse the Bethlehemite, who is skillful in playing, a mighty man of valor, a man of war, prudent in speech, and a handsome person; and the Lord is with him.”1 Samuel 16:18
Section 2: The Bible And Soldiers’ Families
Blessed is he who considers the poor;Psalm 41:1-3
The Lord will deliver him in time of trouble.
2 The Lord will preserve him and keep him alive,
And he will be blessed on the earth;
You will not deliver him to the will of his enemies.
3 The Lord will strengthen him on his bed of illness;
You will sustain him on his sickbed.
Call upon Me in the day of trouble;Psalm 50:15
I will deliver you, and you shall glorify Me.”
Whenever I am afraid,Psalm 56:3-4
I will trust in You.
4 In God (I will praise His word),
In God I have put my trust;
I will not fear.
What can flesh do to me?
Our soul waits for the Lord;Psalm 33:20-22
He is our help and our shield.
21 For our heart shall rejoice in Him,
Because we have trusted in His holy name.
22 Let Your mercy, O Lord, be upon us,
Just as we hope in You.
Section 3: The Bible And Deployment Anxiety
And he said:
“The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer;2 Samuel 22:2-4
3 The God of my strength, in whom I will trust;
My shield and the horn of my salvation,
My stronghold and my refuge;
My Savior, You save me from violence.
4 I will call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised;
So shall I be saved from my enemies.
Be strong and of good courage, do not fear nor be afraid of them; for the Lord your God, He is the One who goes with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you.”Deuteronomy 31:6
“It shall come to passIsaiah 65:24
That before they call, I will answer;
And while they are still speaking, I will hear.
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”Joshua 1:9
For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come, 39 nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.Romans 8:38-39
Section 4: The Bible And Returning From Deployment
Gracious is the Lord, and righteous;Psalm 116:5-6
Yes, our God is merciful.
6 The Lord preserves the simple;
I was brought low, and He saved me.
The Lord will give strength to His people;Psalm 29:11
The Lord will bless His people with peace.
“Because he has set his love upon Me, therefore I will deliver him;Psalm 91:14
I will set him on high, because he has known My name.
I know how to be abased, and I know how to abound. Everywhere and in all things I have learned both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need. 13 I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.Philippians 4:12-14
Bible Verses For Soldiers Deploying To Combat Zones
God is our refuge and strength,Psalm 46:1
A very present help in trouble.
If I take the wings of the morning,Psalm 139:9-10
And dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea,
10 Even there Your hand shall lead me,
And Your right hand shall hold me.
Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. 9 Resist him, steadfast in the faith, knowing that the same sufferings are experienced by your brotherhood in the world.1 Peter 5:8-9
The Lord is my light and my salvation;Psalm 27:1
Whom shall I fear?
The Lord is the strength of my life;
Of whom shall I be afraid?
I will both lie down in peace, and sleep;Psalm 4:8
For You alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety.
The Bible is full of inspiring stories and verses that can help soldiers during deployments. One of the most famous passages is from 1 Samuel 17, in which the prophet Samuel tells the story of David and Goliath and about God’s promise to them. This passage teaches soldiers that they are not alone and that they have a purpose and a destiny. Other Bible verses can provide soldiers with hope during difficult times. For example, Psalm 119 reminds us that God is always with us, no matter what happens. These verses can help soldiers feel reassured and supported during tough times.
Our prayers are with you as you deploy to war zones. May the Bible be a source of strength and comfort for you as you fight on behalf of your country.
Blessings to you all!