Everyone needs help! Some people may not recognize that, or might be too proud to acknowledge it. We are all sinners. The result of sin is dreadful. There is only one way to be rescued from the destructive consequences of sin, and that is by receiving God’s gracious, HELPFUL solution. When we repent of our sins, believe in Jesus, and receive Him as our Lord and Savior He HELPS us to overcome death, & we are given life.
Not only does Jesus HELP rescue us from eternal torment and death, but He HELPS us in many other ways. This exciting Bible Study helps us to appreciate THE LORD’S HELP in supplying our needs, answering prayers, protecting us, healing us, etc… Let’s always remember to be grateful to Him for His Sovereign HELP, and faithfully give Him praise!
Hebrews 13:5-6 – He Himself has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” 6 So we may boldly say: “THE LORD IS MY HELPER, I will not fear. What can man do to me?”
Psalm 54:4 – Behold, GOD IS MY HELPER; The Lord is with those who uphold my life.
WE NEED TO REALIZE GOD IS OUR HELP!
THE LORD JESUS IS MY HELPER, WHO IS ALWAYS AT MY SIDE!
Psalm 118:6 – The Lord is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me?
2 Chronicles 32:8 – With him is an arm of flesh; but with us is the Lord our God, to help us and to fight our battles.” And the people were strengthened by the words of Hezekiah king of Judah.
We all need help in times of trouble. We can’t find real help unless we look to God. We need to cry out to Him and look to Him for our help.
THE LORD HELPS US WITH SALVATION
2 Corinthians 6:2 – For He says: “In an acceptable time I have heard you, And in the day of SALVATION I HAVE HELPED you.” Behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of SALVATION.
Isaiah 43:1-3 – But now, thus says the Lord, who created you, O Jacob, and He who formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by your name; you are Mine. 2 When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow you. When you walk through the fire, you shall not be burned, nor shall the flame scorch you. 3 For I am the Lord your God, the Holy One of Israel, YOUR SAVIOR…
Deuteronomy 33:29– Happy are you, O Israel! Who is like you, a people SAVED by the Lord, The shield of your HELP And the sword of your majesty! Your enemies shall submit to you, and you shall tread down their high places.”
THE LORD IS A VERY PRESENT HELP
Psalm 46:1-2 – God is our refuge and strength, a VERY PRESENT HELP in trouble. 2 Therefore we will not fear…
Isaiah 50:9 – Surely the Lord God will HELP Me; who is he who will condemn Me?
Psalm 60:11 – Give us HELP FROM TROUBLE, For the help of man is useless.
Psalm 63:7 – Because You have been MY HELP, therefore in the shadow of Your wings I will rejoice.
OUR HELP COMES FROM THE LORD
Psalm 121:1-2 – I will lift up my eyes to the hills—from whence comes my HELP? 2 My HELP comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.
Psalm 124:8 – Our HELP is in the name of the Lord, who made heaven and earth.
Isaiah 41:10,13 – Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, yes, I WILL HELP YOU, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.’ … 13 For I, the Lord your God, will hold your right hand, saying to you, ‘Fear not, I WILL HELP YOU.’
THE HOLY SPIRIT IS OUR HELPER
John 14:16,26 – And I will pray the Father, and He will give you ANOTHER HELPER, that He may abide with you forever—… But the HELPER, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all things that I said to you.
Romans 8:26 – Likewise the Spirit also HELPS in our weaknesses. For we do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us…
HELP IN THE TIME OF NEED
There is help with comfort in times of loneliness! (Psalm 23; Is. 41:10; Heb. 13:5, 6).
There is help with comfort in times of sorrow (Romans 8:26-28).
There is help with relief in times of suffering! (2 Corinthians 12:8-10; Hebrews. 12:3-13).
There is help with relief in times of decisions (James 1:5-6, Prov. 3:5-6).
There is help with protection in times of danger (Psalm 91; Psalm 121).
There is help with courage in times of fear! (Hebrews 13:5-6; Ephesians 6:10-18).
There is help with peace in times of turmoil! (Isaiah 26:3-4; Philippians 4:6-7).
The Lord gives rest in times of weariness! (Matthew 11:28-29; Psalm 23).
The Lord gives strength in times of temptation! (James 1:12-16; I Corinthians 10:6-13).
The Lord faithfully provides in times of lack! (Philippians 4:19)
HE PROVIDES THE RIGHT WAY
Proverbs 15:19 – The way of the slothful man is as an hedge of thorns, but THE WAY of the righteous is made plain.
Isaiah 30:21 – And your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, “this is THE WAY, walk in it,” when you turn to the right hand, and when you turn to the left.
John 14:6 – Jesus said unto them, “I am THE WAY, the truth, and the life…”
HE IS ABLE TO REMOVE OBSTACLES
Isaiah 45:2 – ‘I will go before you and make the crooked places straight; I will break in pieces the gates of bronze and cut the bars of iron.
Isaiah 49:11 – I will make each of My mountains a road, and My highways shall be elevated.
Zechariah 4:6,7– “This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit,’ says the Lord of hosts.7 ‘Who are you, O great mountain?
Before Zerubbabel you shall become a plain!…
Matthew 21:21 – 21 So Jesus answered and said to them, “Assuredly, I say to you, if you have faith and do not doubt, you will not only do what was done to the fig tree, but also if you say to this mountain, ‘Be removed and be cast into the sea,’ it will be done.
PRAY TO THE LORD WHO IS OUR SOURCE OF HELP IN TIMES OF NEED!
Hebrews 4:16 – Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to HELP in time of need.
Philippians 4:19 – And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.
Psalm 44:26 – Arise for our HELP, and redeem us for Your mercies’ sake.
Psalm 30:10 – Hear, O Lord, and have mercy on me; Lord, be my HELPER!”
Psalm 27:9 – Do not hide Your face from me; do not turn Your servant away in anger; YOU HAVE BEEN MY HELP; do not leave me nor forsake me, O God of my salvation.
Palm 46:5 – God is in the midst of her (Zion), she shall not be moved; God shall HELP her, just at the break of dawn.
Psalm 30:10 – Hear, O Lord, and have mercy on me; Lord, be my HELPER!”
Psalm 27:9 – Do not hide Your face from me; do not turn Your servant away in anger;
YOU HAVE BEEN MY HELP; do not leave me nor forsake me, O God of my salvation.
Palm 46:5 – God is in the midst of her (Zion), she shall not be moved; God shall HELP her, just at the break of dawn (early).
Psalm 20:2 – May He send you HELP from the sanctuary, And strengthen you out of Zion…
Psalm 33:20 – Our soul waits for the Lord; He is our HELP and our shield.
2 Chronicles 25:8 – Be strong in battle! …for God has power to HELP and to overthrow.”
THE LORD’S COUNTENANCE BRINGS HELP
Psalm 42:5,11 – Hope in God, for I shall yet praise Him for the HELP of His countenance.
THE LORD’S HELP BRINGS HAPPINESS
Psalm 146:5 – Happy is he who has the God of Jacob for his HELP, whose hope is in the Lord his God…
THE LORD IS ABLE TO HELP US OVERCOME OUR ENEMIES
Deuteronomy 33:7 – “Hear, Lord, the voice of Judah, And bring him to his people; Let his hands be sufficient for him, And may You be a HELP against his enemies.”
I Samuel 7:12 – Then Samuel took a stone and set it up… and called its name Ebenezer, saying, “Thus far the Lord has HELPED us.”
2 Chronicles 14:11 – And Asa cried out to the Lord his God, and said, “Lord, it is nothing for You to HELP, whether with many or with those who have no power; HELP US , O Lord our God, for we rest on You, and in Your name we go against this multitude. O Lord, You are our God; do not let man prevail against You!”
2 Chronicles 18:31 – …They surrounded him to attack; but Jehoshaphat cried out, and the Lord HELPED him, and God diverted them from him.
2 Chronicles 20:4 – … Judah gathered together to ask HELP from the Lord; and from all the cities of Judah they came to seek the Lord.
Psalm 37:40 – And the Lord shall HELP them and deliver them; He shall deliver them from the wicked, and save them, because they trust in Him.
I Corinthians 15:57 – thanks be to God, who gives us the VICTORY through our Lord Jesus Christ.
I John 5:4,5 – … this is the VICTORY that has overcome the world—our faith.
Story of Nehemiah re-building the walls —
Story of Esther & the Jews —
HELP PROVIDED WHEN ASKED FOR
Matthew 15:25 – Then she came and worshiped Him, saying, “Lord, HELP me!”
Mark 9:24 – Immediately the father of the child cried out and said with tears, “Lord, I believe; HELP my unbelief!”
Matthew 18:19 (Jesus promises answers to prayer) I say to you that if two of you agree on earth concerning anything that they ASK, it WILL be done for them by My Father in heaven.
Matthew 14:28-33 – (Peter walking on the water – starting to sink and he cried out “Lord save me”)
Matthew 15:32-39 – (Loaves and fishes multiplied).
John 16:24 – Until now you have asked nothing in My name. ASK, and YOU WILL RECEIVE that your joy may be full.
Luke 11:9 – So I say to you, ASK (ask and keep on asking) and it will be given to you; seek (and keep on seeking), and you will find; knock (and keep on knocking), and it will be opened to you.
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OUR HELP IS IN THE NAME OF THE LORD!
Psalm 124:8 – Our help is in the name of the Lord, Who made heaven and earth.
Romans 10:13 – For “whoever calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved.”
HOW CAN WE KNOW GOD WILL HELP US?
BECAUSE WE ARE HIS CHILD
2 Chronicles 7:11-22. …if My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.
2 Kings 6:15-17 – …“Do not fear, for those who are with us are more than those who are with them.”
BECAUSE HE IS MERCIFUL
Luke 1:54 – He has HELPED His servant Israel, in remembrance of His mercy.
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Psalm 28:7 – The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in Him, and I AM HELPED; therefore my heart greatly rejoices, and with my song I will praise Him.
HELP IS NEAR & AVAILABLE FOR YOU
Help is just a breath away. Are you going through a time of trouble today? Just call on the name of the Lord. He is a very present HELP in time of trouble.
HELP is on the way when you call upon the name of the Lord.
If you’re lost today, JESUS can save you! HELP is on the way if you are bound up and chained, He can deliver you. If you are sinking in the muck of circumstances and situations. Jesus can rescue you. If you are tired, weak and worn, He can strengthen you. HELP is on the WAY when you sincerely call upon the Lord for help!
Are you broken hearted today? JESUS can mend your broken heart and put all the pieces back together. If you feel sickness in your mind, in your body, or in your emotions, JESUS can help you & heal you!
Have you lost your sons/daughters? Have they gone their own way, and are doing their own thing? JESUS can help you get your children back. Are your relationships on the rocks and in need of help? Here’s some good news for you! HELP is on the way! JESUS can help restore relationships!
HELP is on the way for any situation you have today. All you have to do is call out to the Lord. He can do ANYTHING!
THE LORD IS OUR HELP
The Lord is our help in times of need. Let’s never forget that. Let’s remember to always acknowledge His merciful help with heart-felt thanksgiving and praise!!