Life can be tough sometimes. Circumstances can often be confusing. Loneliness can abound. But no matter what happens — no matter how desperate it feels — there is hope. And these movies about faith in God can help provide a light in the darkness.
Jesus' words in Matthew 11:28-30 (NIV) are timeless:
“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”
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You can find solace in Jesus. And if you're looking for overcomer stories that show resiliency, look no further. No matter how dark life can feel, these five overcomer movies about faith in God will leave you deeply inspired:
Movies About Faith In God
The extraordinary true story of Army Chaplain Darren Turner and his wife Heather. When war etches battle scars on their hearts, they face one more battle: the fight to save their marriage.
Break Every Chain
A police officer's battle with alcoholism, depression, and devastating loss; and the true story of how God changed his life forever.
MODIFIED FOR FAMILY VIEWING: Aaron is incarcerated for a crime he didn't commit and his son's life is at risk due to his friend's drug operation. To help himself and his family, Aaron must turn to his faith. Parental Warning: Adult Situations, Intense Scenes, Mature Subjects
My Brother's Keeper
Travis Fox is returning veteran struggling with PTSD and his faith in God.
A recently released convict desperately wants to reconnect to his 8-year-old daughter who he hasn’t seen in nearly a decade. But she is being raised by her loving grandparents who want nothing to do with him.
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Inspired by true events, a desperate Marine biker's life is turned upside-down when he is united with the sassy 9-year-old daughter he never knew existed.
When the life of Grace Wyatt, an esteemed music professor, is disrupted by tragedy she finds solace in teaching at-risk youth. It's one of the movies about faith in God that's worth streaming today!
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An inspiring drama about a solitary high school groundskeeper who becomes the unlikely mentor of a struggling teen. Whether you're looking for movies about faith in God or simply inspirational titles, "Abel's Field" is worth checking out.
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After a tragic accident involving his brother, Benjamin confronts his feelings of anger and resentment from what he perceives as his father's favoritism. Finally, he discovers his father's love and the realization we are all God's Favorite. It's a powerful overcomer movie in more ways than one!
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Ready for another one of the movies about faith in God that you won't want to miss? This true-to-life prison film features newcomer Michael Ochotorena as John Light, one of the most dangerous inmates in Arizona's State Penitentiary. But John has stunned both guards and inmates alike by accepting Christ in a prison Bible study. Upon his release, he is anxious to share his new faith with the outside world. However, looking more like a thug than a theologian, the outside world is terrified of him.
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The Redemption of Henry Meyers
And last but not least on our overcomer movies list is "The Redemption of Henry Myers." Henry's life has been a series of wrong turns, but he is about to head in the right direction, thanks to the unexpected kindness of an extraordinary woman and her family.
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This brings us to the end of our list of powerful movies about faith in God. Whether you're struggling or looking to inspire someone in your life with overcomer movies, these films will uplift. Watch these films and thousands of others right now with a free Pure Flix trial — and be sure to grab our free Fearless Faith Movie Guide.