Have you ever asked yourself why it is so hard to trust someone? Why a term like ‘trust issues‘ has become the norm to describe a failed relationship? It’s because we are human and we all have witnessed human failure before. And once we do it is hard to trust again. Luckily, there is only one that never fails us and that’s God. Here are 10 Bible verses about trusting God that will encourage you in every season of your life.
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The below Bible Verses have been quoted from the Life Application Study Bible (NIV).
1. Psalms 33:4
For the Word of the Lord is right and true; He is faithful in all He does.
The hardest part about trusting someone is that you have to be vulnerable. You must believe that the other person won’t turn against you, let you down or abandon you.
The greatest comfort about trusting God is, that He is not a person. He doesn’t lie to us or forgets about us. His promises are just as true today as they were in the past. We can trust God completely.
2. Proverbs 3:5
Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding.
The problem with us humans is that we don’t like to give up control. We think we know best and insist on making things happen in our own strength.
However, throughout the Bible, all scriptures on trust repeat how important it is to entrust the Lord with everything. Our problems, our successes, and our dreams. Only when we surrender all, He can truly work in our lives.
3. Isaiah 41:10
So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; for I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
Ever heard of the term “Ride or Die”? When I first started looking into the different bible verses about trusting God, I was trying to define the exact moment when you trust someone unconditionally. After a long time, I decided that it was the moment when someone becomes your “Ride or Die”.
From that point on you are sure that this person got your back no matter what. Never leaves your side, regardless the situation and will always root for you to become a better person. That “Ride or Die” is God.
4. Jeremiah 17: 7-8
But blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in Him. They will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream. It does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green. It has no worries in a year of drought and never fails to bear fruit.
Trusting God is a challenge. It’s nerve-racking, because you eventually need to be okay with not knowing His plans, but believing that they are good.
At the same time, trusting God brings peace and security, because now you are hooked to a major source of life, power, and prosperity.
5. Isaiah 40:31
But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
I’m going to be very honest here. Life is not easy! Every time you think you got everything under control, something happens that throws you off. And you start to get tired of waiting and fighting.
And again trusting God is no guarantee that life will get easier, but it is an assurance that you won’t have to do it alone. He provides comfort and strength for you to draw from every day.
Bible Verses About Trusting God:
10 Verses That Will Encourage You
6. Genesis 28:15
I am with you and will watch over you wherever you go, and I will bring you back to this land. I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you.
Oh, how I love this scripture! God will not leave you until His promise is fulfilled. That’s all there really is to say.
7. 2 Corinthians 4:18
So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.
Out of all the bible verses about trusting God, this verse is my favorite. Because it reminds me that God is so much more than what we can actually see and comprehend. He knows what was, what is and what will be in your life. So He acts with the complete picture in mind, while we only see an excerpt. Always remember that your God is the God of the whole universe.
8. Psalm 125:1
Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion, which cannot be shaken but endures forever.
Sometimes it’s hard to stick to an idea, a plan or a decision when we feel like something better just came up. And we end up changing our mind so often, that nothing ends up working.
However, when your decisions, plans, and ideas are rooted in your trust in Him, you will be able to stand firm every time.
9. 1 John 5:14-15
This is the confidence we have in approaching God; that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. And if we know that he hears us – whatever we ask – we know that we have what we asked of him.
I love how this scripture on trust, confirms that God listens to our prayers and answers them. He might not approve everything we ask for. But if our prayers align with His purpose for our lives, then we can be confident that they will come to pass.
10. James 1:6
But when you ask, you must believe and not doubt, because the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind.
Is it possible to trust without believing? No! But it is possible to believe, without trusting. To completely trust in God we need to go a step further and not just believe that he is God, but be convinced that He cares for us and will provide our every need. Only then will we be able to persevere.
Hopefully, these 10 Bible verses about trusting God will encourage you in your current season. I know that it is not easy, because we have a plan for what we want our lives to look like. Nevertheless, we can trust that God will do what He promised us if we do what He asks of us. In order to live a blessed life, we need to trust God completely and allow Him to become Lord of our lives.
Love & Light
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