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Are you looking for Bible Verses About Trusting God? What does the bible say about trusting God? Here is a 30 Day Scripture Writing plan on trusting God. One verse about trusting in God every day for thirty days! Who’s in!?!
“Trust,” according to Google, is:
A firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something.
Trusting in God in Difficult Times
In reflection of these past several years, I’ve realized letting go will hurt just as much as the growth ahead – just not in the same way. I would not go back and change the decisions I’ve made.
I’ve learned that I am stronger and more capable than I ever realized or led to believe.
Through many tears, prayers, being confused and angry at God and then sobbing broken at His feet – it has been so hard but yet so good at the same time!
I’ve remained debt free, bills all paid, have a roof over the kids head, food on the table, clothes on their backs and much more. I don’t have much but I am blessed!
I’ve had family and friends come and go. I’ve had many hurtful comments tossed my way and yet I’ve been given some very encouraging words as well.
I’ve been mislead and betrayed by people I trusted. But God in His mercy brought into my life people that spoke truth, love and guidance to help me move forward.
I’m thankful for Him meeting me where I was and holding me together during the dark days.
I’m thankful for the friends that didn’t leave or speak badly of me through all this.
I’m thankful that God somehow provided for my kids and I, faithfully!
I’m so grateful for the growth pains and heartache that put me at the feet of God.
I’m thankful for God teaching me to trust in Him in the good and bad days.
What Does The Bible Say About Trusting God
“The words translated “trust” in the Bible literally mean “a bold, confident, sure security or action based on that security.” Trust is not exactly the same as faith, which is the gift of God (Ephesians 2:8-9). Rather, trusting is what we do because of the faith we have been given.
Trusting is believing in the promises of God in all circumstances, even in those where the evidence seems to be to the contrary. Hebrews 11 talks about faith, which is accepting and believing the truth that God reveals about Himself, supremely in the person of His Son, the Lord Jesus Christ. Nevertheless, the practical consequence of faith in God is trust, which we prove by living out our full acceptance of God’s promises day by day.
Furthermore, it is by this trust that we are promised peace: “You will keep in peace him whose mind is steadfast because he trusts in you” (Isaiah 26:3).” Got Questions
How Many Times Does God Tell Us To Trust Him In The Bible
According to BlueLetterBible, the word “trust” occurs 134 times in the Old Testament in the KJV. However, there are variations of trust such as “trusting” which are not accounted for in this search. Trusted – appears 29 times. Trustedst – appears 3 times. Trustest – appears 6 times the word. Trusteth – appears 17 times the word. Trusting – appears once. And trusty appears once. Altogether, this totals to 191 times including variations.
The best way to find what you are specifically looking for is to go to netbible.org and do a search of the words “trust God” or whatever words you are wanting to look at and see what comes and look over the scriptures for yourself.
How Can I Fully Trust In God
Trusting God, especially during hard times, takes daily intentional work. but don’t rely solely on your own will power.
“We live in a world where trust must be earned and seems to be in short supply. But Solomon, the famous king who wrote Proverbs, knew that trust is exactly where we must start:
Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding (Proverbs 3:5)
Most of us have faced disappointments, which have taught us that we can only depend upon ourselves. But living the life God has called us to means unlearning that lesson. Instead, we’re meant to rest in God’s understanding.
We may know in our minds that He possesses all wisdom:
“Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable his judgments, and his paths beyond tracing out!” Romans 11:33
But sometimes trusting Him completely like that can be tough. So, each day we must consciously lay aside our own plans and expectations—and surrender to His plans.” – Bible Study Tools
What Happens When You Put Your Trust In God
Often we are looking for a certain resolution before we will consider our problem fixed. But God looks to the details of our intentions and our very hearts. It’s possible the problem still exists because he’s working on something inside you right now, and then he’ll take care of the exterior situation.
Do you have a few favorite bible verses about trusting God?
“Life consists of messes. They are not always because you’ve done something wrong. Sometimes they just happen. And often he allows it because he wants to draw us into a deeper dependence on him and show us a new side of himself. Those are the things that make our messes meaningful – they draw us closer to our Savior. I love how James 1:2-3 tells us to “consider it all joy” when we encounter various trials, knowing the testing of our faith produces endurance. “And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing” (verse 4).
At the end of the day, it is up to you.
You must choose to…
- Trust God: If God is a benevolent, omniscient, omnipotent being who is in total control and will one day wipe all evil from the face of the universe and restore humanity to harmony, peace, and joy, then this is definitely the choice to go for.
- Or trust Fate: This choice will help you live with less stress in daily life, for the most part. But it has its limitations. It doesn’t provide you with much hope in the dark times, for instance — Fate does not guarantee that the pain will end someday. Fate does not personally care about you. Fate is just fate.
- Or trust ONLY yourself: In my opinion, this is the worst of the three choices. Human beings are notoriously unreliable, and we can’t control the weather, much less our past/present/future. Trusting yourself too much can lead to mental unwell-ness. – Medium
Bible Verses About Trusting God
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.
“Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!”
The Lord is my strength and my shield; in him my heart trusts, and I am helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to him.
“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?
And those who know your name put their trust in you, for you, O Lord, have not forsaken those who seek you.
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.
Bible Verses About Trusting God In Difficult Times
I wrote a post about trusting God when the suffering is long and hard. The ability to thrive (and not just survive) a trial is found in the word of God itself. Our faith is strengthened and renewed as we read the Bible.
He is not afraid of bad news; his heart is firm, trusting in the Lord
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”
But overhearing what they said, Jesus said to the ruler of the synagogue, “Do not fear, only believe.”
You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you because he trusts in you.
Trusting God In Hard Times
Yes, we will walk through trials. Yes, life can be very hard. It’s painful. Unfair at times. But let’s remember who we are and who the Author of our life is!!
Do your part, take care of what you have to take care of on your end, and then leave the rest to God.
You can not change anyone else. You are not the Holy Spirit.
Worry and being anxious about a situation is like telling God and everyone around you that you don’t trust God and He isn’t big enough to take care of your life.
Stand firmly in God’s Word, read bible verses about trusting God daily. Submit to God in prayer daily.
Work towards breaking free from strongholds by using the weapons God gave us…. read the statement above.
Get out of the victim mentality. God has a whole life of amazing opportunities ahead of you. This thing that has you down shouldn’t not be allowed to take over your life.
No matter what we go through, it is worth it. It will have an eternal award if we stay the course – clinging to God. It is not for nothing.
So we grieve and cry, then we stand up, putting on the Armor of God and stand firmly in the truth of God preaching to our own hearts and minds.
Reminder: ANYTHING that puts itself before God in your mind is a stronghold in your life. If you think about it or worry about it more than you praise God – than it is a stronghold.
Prayerless lives are powerless lives.
Until we turn from what hinders us in our walk with God, making a 180 turn around and return God to the center of our lives we will not walk in freedom. Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom! 2 Corinthians 3:17
We will never win any spiritual battle without prayer, but when the heat of battle has momentarily cooled, the plunder from the battle is far greater intimacy with God.
The most monumental leap we take toward freedom is the leap to our knees – the lordship of Jesus Christ.
So, let’s stand firm in these bible verses about trusting God, putting on the armor of God, and using the weapons He has given us. Moving forward with Christ within us and His praises on our lips! Ephesians 6:10-18 & Hebrews 13:15
2 Corinthians 10:3-5 (NIV)
3 For though we live in the world, we do not wage war as the world does. 4 The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. 5 We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.
2 Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.
1 John 4:4 (NIV)
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.
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