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28 Bible Verses about Trusting God, Even in Difficult Times

Updated Jan 15, 2024
28 Bible Verses about Trusting God, Even in Difficult Times

What does the Bible say about trusting God? Scripture gives constant encouragement and heeding to trust in God through all things. Let us harken to the Word of God!

We will experience unexpected hardships in our lives, and it is these times our trust in God is really tested. God will never abandon us of His mercy and love, let us depend on the Lord in our darkest hours.

In the midst of life's uncertainties, the best place to seek solace and assurance is in holding fast to our faith. The Bible holds a treasury of verses that remind us to trust in the Almighty, even in the face of life's storms. In the list of Scriptures below, we'll explore a selection of powerful Bible verses about trusting God, offering comfort, strength, and inspiration. Whether you're looking for guidance in tough times or aiming to deepen your faith, these verses will light the way to unwavering trust in God.

Here is a collection of Bible verses about trusting God, may they inspire you when you need it the most.

Bible Verses about Trusting God

Bible Verses about Trusting God

Psalm 37:3-5

Trust in the LORD, and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness. Delight yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him, and he will act.

Psalm 143:8

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.

Proverbs 3:5

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.

Psalm 118:8

It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in humans.

Psalm 46:10

“Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!”

Psalm 28:7

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.

Matthew 6:25

“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?

Psalm 9:10

And those who know your name put their trust in you, for you, O Lord, have not forsaken those who seek you.

Hebrews 13:8

Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.

Romans 15:13

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.

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Scriptures About Trusting God's Dominion

Scriptures About Trusting God's Dominion

Romans 8:28

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. 

Psalm 112:7

He is not afraid of bad news; his heart is firm, trusting in the Lord. 

Joshua 1:9

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.”

Mark 5:36

But overhearing what they said, Jesus said to the ruler of the synagogue, “Do not fear, only believe.” 

Isaiah 26:3

You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.

Psalm 115:3

Our God is in the heavens; he does all that he pleases.

Daniel 4:35

All the inhabitants of the earth are accounted as nothing, and he does according to his will among the host of heaven and among the inhabitants of the earth; and none can stay his hand or say to him, “What have you done?”

Ephesians 1:11

In him we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the counsel of his will,

grassy field with Psalm 37 verse printed across

Inspirational Scriptures to Trust God

Psalm 37:4-6

Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him, and he will act. He will bring forth your righteousness as the light, and your justice as the noonday.

Romans 12:19

Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.” 

Psalm 37:5

Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him, and he will act. 

Hebrews 11:6

And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.

Isaiah 41:10

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Jeremiah 17:7

“Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, whose trust is the Lord."

Proverbs 3:6

In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

Proverbs 16:20

Whoever gives thought to the word will discover good, and blessed is he who trusts in the Lord.

Trusting God in Difficult Times

Trusting God in Difficult Times

Proverbs 3:6

In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

Philippians 4:6-7

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Proverbs 3:5-6

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

John 10:10

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.

John 14:1

“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me."

A Prayer to Trust God's Promises

Lord, as waves of fear come, I pray you would stir up in me a heart that desires to run to you. I pray for an unwavering trust in your goodness and the praise that you are my refuge. Thank you for your unfailing love, grace, and mercy over my life.

I pray the promises of Psalm 91 over my life. Right now, that no harm would overtake me, that no disaster would come near me. I pray that your angels would guard me in all my ways. I pray that because you love me, you would rescue, protect, and be with me in my troubles… even if those troubles are all in my imagination. Calm my fears and bring your peace to my heart.

In Jesus’s name, Amen. - Chelsey DeMattis

A Prayer When You Struggle to Trust God

Lord, you see the circumstances I face today, and you know the fear and anxiety I feel. Forgive me for letting worry overtake my thoughts.

There is no God like you, almighty in power, working wonders. I praise you for the faithfulness you have shown me so many times in the past.

Lord Jesus, even though I feel worried, I will choose to trust you. Help me remind myself today of your great love and power. Help me identify fearful, anxious thoughts and lay them at the foot of your cross. Give me the grace and power I need to meditate on truths from your Word instead. Help me also speak positive words that will inspire others to trust you as well.

You are my salvation. You have already saved me from sin, and I know you have the power to save me from my troubles now. Thank you for being with me. I know you have plans to bless me and work for my good.

Lord, you are my strength and my song. I will worship you today and sing your praises, even if I cannot quite understand what you are doing. Thank you for putting a new song in my heart. 

In Jesus’ name, Amen. - Betsy de Cruz

A Prayer to Trust that God Goes Before You

Thank you, Lord, that you have been sending us your promises from the very beginning of time. Thank you for your faithfulness, as you give the definition of faithful a true meaning. You have never and will never break a promise. Time and time again throughout all Scripture, you promise to lead us and guide us, to never leave us, nor forsake us. Thank you that you have already paved a way and wherever we are sitting in this very moment, you are near us and one step ahead of us. 

Whatever we are facing, Lord, we can trust that you know what’s next and are protecting us along the way. We ask that in those moments where doubt creeps in, that you would remind of us today’s verse. When fear creeps in of what is going to happen, remind us that you are in total control and that you have already gone before us, you’ll be with us during it, and you’ll go behind us. Thank you that you are trustworthy for these beautiful promises to help navigate us through this life. 

In your mighty name we pray,  Amen - Alisha Headley

Originally published Thursday, 02 February 2023.