Bible Verses to Counter Lies


            Lies are one of Satan’s most effective weapons against us.  Satan lied to eve in Eden and has been do so ever since.  The only solution is to know and use God’s Word.  Below are some verses you can pray and say when you are tempted to believe these lies.

  1. There is no hope

Proverb 23:18: There is surely a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off.

  1. God loves to give me false hope

2 Peter 3:9: The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some count slackness, but is longsuffering toward us, not willing that any should perish but that all should come to repentance.

Deuteronomy 7:9: Know therefore that the Lord your God is God; he is the faithful God, keeping his covenant of love to a thousand generations of those who love him and keep his commandments.

Numbers 23:19: God is not man, that he should lie, or a son of man, that he should change his mind. Has he said, and will he not do it? Or has he spoken, and will he not fulfill it?

Isaiah 55:11: so is my word that goes out from my mouth: It will not return to me empty, but will accomplish what I desire and achieve the purpose for which I sent it.

  1. God wants me to suffer

Jeremiah 29:11: 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.”

  1. God wanted bad things to happen to me

John 3:16: For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.

Romans 8:28: And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.

  1. God is evil

Psalm 100:5: For the LORD is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations

Psalm 136:1: Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good. His love endures forever.

Mark 10:18: And Jesus said to him, “Why do you call Me good? No one is good except God alone.

  1. I am going to live a long life, suffered, and alone

Deuteronomy 31:8: It is the Lord who goes before you. He will be with you; he will not leave you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed.”

Matthew 28:20b: I am with you always, to the end of the age.

Isaiah 41:10: Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

  1. I cannot overcome this

Exodus 14:14: The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still.

1 John 4:4: You, dear children, are from God and have overcome them, because the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world.

Jeremiah 17:7: But blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord whose confidence is in him

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