Bible Verses about trust
Trust is earned, not given. No wonder we have such a hard time trusting God and others. Here are some devotions and bible verses about trust to help you learn how and when to trust God.
Bible Verses about Trust
“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.”
Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;
in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.
When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.
Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.
When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.
Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life.
1 John 5:14
This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.
Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.”
2 Corinthians 5:7
For we live by faith, not by sight.
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.
My salvation and my honor depend on God; he is my mighty rock, my refuge.
He will not let your foot slip— he who watches over you will not slumber.
Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they?
The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.
Whom have I in heaven but you? And earth has nothing I desire besides you.
Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is kept safe.
So we say with confidence, “The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?”
Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.”
And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.
Whoever gives heed to instruction prospers, and blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord.
1 John 4:16
And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them.
In God, whose word I praise— in God I trust and am not afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?
1 John 4:1
Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.
Trust in the Lord and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture.
How abundant are the good things that you have stored up for those who fear you,
that you bestow in the sight of all, on those who take refuge in you.
Devotions about Trust
You can settle for a life of certainty. But certainty can only provide comfort for so long. Jesus didn’t promise his followers certainty in life apart from his presence.
When you’re lost and have no idea what to do, trust in the Light to show you where to go.
Have you ever made plans only to have them changed into something better than you could have imagined in your wildest dreams? Sometimes God leads us into divine appointments so we can have opportunities to share His message. Other times, He leads us into situations where people can minister to us.
Obedience to the LORD always costs us something, but the rewards of obedience are life-giving.
“Please obey the LORD in what I am saying to you, that it may go well with you and you may live.” Jeremiah 38:20b NASB
We make plans based on what we know. However, we don’t know all there is to know. But God does. He is omniscient—all-knowing. God knows all there is to know—past, present, and future—because He is eternal in nature.
What is amazing to me is how the Lord works in concert with us. He neither ignores nor rejects our free will but includes it as He orchestrates how His will is worked out.
We cannot do any of it alone, but only through true faith and trust in the Lord, can we accomplish our goals.