10 Best Bible Verses On Trusting God

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Best Bible Verses On Faith & Trusting God
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What is faith? Some Christians think that believers define faith as trusting God blindly. But what does scripture or the best Bible verses on faith say about trusting in God? If you are too logical of a person to trust the unseen, Christ, the Holy Spirit or God, you're not alone.

Everyone, including Christians worldwide, goes through fearful moments of disbelief and lack of faith in their lives. It's normal to have doubts in God or to feel like your faith is wavering.

What is the full definition of faith?

Oxford Dictionary online defines faith as a religious practice or spiritual belief that's systematic. Another definition given online describes faith as being an act of apprehension but not necessarily built on proof.

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A systematic process means steps are being put into place to grow your faith. You don't have to blindly trust in God but you can be in the process of trusting which grows your belief.

Whether your faith lies in a higher spiritual power, cosmically, or in the roots of science, we often find comfort in the belief that something else is maintaining our safety, sanity, and happiness.

What is trusting God?

Turning to the things you cannot see requires a severe amount of trust. But when you feel hopeless and alone, faith can provide you with that extra layer of support; all you have to do is believe.

A commitment to faith is not black and white. Sometimes your relationship with religion can go through seasons. The most important thing that the Christian faith teaches us is that there is always a home for you if you allow yourself to trust in the powers that be.

Naturally, religion has strict boundaries. The Catholic church is one of the most condemned institutions for this kind of practice. But faith has no boundaries.

You can be faithful without being religious. Faith is an individual commitment, and it's also an act of trust.

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It can happen in a church or in the solitude of your own thoughts. Everyone's path is different, but with faith, the idea is that it will all lead us to the same result of eternal happiness and love.

It's natural to have questions. It's natural to not completely understand. For me, going back to the text of the Bible is the most helpful in times when my faith is uncertain.

Finding what scripture means to your individual wants and needs is the foundation of a strong relationship with spirituality and God.

If you find yourself at a crossroads, these reminders of the roots of religious faith may help you find your way back home.

Ephesians and 1 Peter are also great guidelines for the transactional nature of faithfulness.

Ephesians was written by Paul after he had visited the commercial center of Ephesus (modern-day Turkey).

It became a hub for evangelistic outreach. This letter from Paul details the spiritual resources that were given to believers so that they could fulfill God's glory.

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What is 'faith', according to the Bible?

The chapter of Hebrews is known for it's answering to this question. The author of Hebrews is anonymous.

As Jewish Christians were experiencing social and physical persecution from Jews and Gentiles, they found their commitment to Christ weakening.

This chapter serves as a renewal of confidence in their faith. That's why it is so beneficial to go back to when you find yourself slipping from your faithful tendencies.

Through references and examples of God's work, the author attempted to remind the struggling Christians that Jesus Christ was the fulfillment of prophecy.

The main theme of the chapter is that Christians are tasked with the necessity to preserve their individual spiritual lives.

Here is 10 best Bible verses quoted from scripture about faith (and trusting God) to memorize, and their biblical interpretations.

1. This Bible verse says faith in God builds confidence.

"Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see." — Hebrews 11:1

When we have faith, we have blind trust. Christianity is built on the sole foundation that we may never see God, but we can see his work.

A belief in His creation of the beauty and phenomenon of the world is necessary to hold faith in Him.

2. The Bible says faith is a relationship with God.

"And without faith, it is impossible to please God because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him." — Hebrews 11: 6

Essentially, if you have faith in God, he will reward you with unconditional love and appreciation. But none of that is attainable without complete belief and commitment.

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3. The Bible scripture says that faith is hope.

"Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope, in the power of the Holy Spirit." — Romans 15:13

Hope is one of the greatest gifts God has given us. When we instill hope in our daily connection with the Lord, we are opening our hearts and our minds to His work.

It is true that God has a plan set out for you. He will always pick you back up when you need him to. But as believers, we also need to pull some of that weight.

When we hope, we clear our schedules for any tribulations ahead and hop on the express lane to happiness and joy.

4. Faith is about grace, according to this Bible verse.

"For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith — and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God." — Ephesians 2:8

This is basically saying that the commitment of faith is rewarded by the gift of God's presence in your life.

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5. Trust in the process, as explained by this Bible verse found in 1 Peter.

"Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with inexpressible and glorious joy, for you are receiving the end result of your faith the salvation of your souls." — 1 Peter 1:8-9

In 1 Peter, the trials and consequences of believers in God and Christ are highlighted. Christians were often slandered, defames, imprisoned, or killed for their faith. Naturally, that would cause a wavering of faith.

Fear is a powerful tool in the destruction of religious institutions. God knows that there is a lot on the line for his believers. These verses remind us that faith in Him is not a one-sided transaction.

6. Faith is an act of letting go, according to Bible scripture.

"Trust in Yahweh with all your heart, And don't lean on your own understanding." — Proverbs 3:5

In Proverbs, we are reminded that a strong foundation of faith is necessary for a healthy relationship with God.

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When you give up all inhibitions or reservations about trusting Him, you will see a worthy return on your investment.

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7. Trusting God will not disappoint, as defined by the Bible.

"Therefore, I tell you, don't be anxious for your life, what you will eat, or what you will drink; nor yet for your body, what you will put on. Isn't life more than food, and the body more than clothing?" — Matthew 6:25

Often, we can get caught up in the struggles and stressors of worldly issues. But God reminds us every day that having a healthy spirit is worth more than a wealthy pocket.

As Christians, we have to make an active choice to deny ourselves the desires of greed and instead, invest in God.

8. God is faithful throughout biblical history.

"Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever." — Hebrews 13:8

This verse in Hebrews reminds us that Jesus will always be a constant in our lives. He is not going anywhere.

If you ever feel your faith wavering, look back to this verse and know that Jesus will not deceive you. He will stay true to who He is and who you need Him to be when it all matters the most.

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9. Faith and trusting God is a decision, per biblical belief.

"Haven't I commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; don't be afraid, neither be dismayed: for Yahweh your God is with you wherever you go." — Joshua 1:9

Just as easily as God makes everything okay in our lives, it can feel like He has forgotten us when things aren't as good. But He doesn't forget!

God is always walking beside you, even when you think He isn't. Sometimes it can be a true test to our faith to still believe in Him when things are crashing down around us.

But know that He is with you wherever you go, making miracles happen to keep you on His path.

10. Faith + trust = belief, according to God's word.

"But Jesus, not heeding the word spoken, immediately said to the ruler of the synagogue, 'Don't be afraid, only believe.'" — Mark 5:36

We are taught from early on in joining the church that we should be God-fearing. And as you read through the Bible, it can be confusing as to how we are supposed to love God and fear Him at the same time.

But being God-fearing does not mean being afraid of the miracles He can perform for us. We should never be afraid of Him. In fact, we should find the safest feelings in Him. If we believe in Him wholeheartedly, we will have nothing to be afraid of!

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Madison Kerth is a writer who covers astrology, pop culture and relationship topics.