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Bible Verses and Quotes to Revitalize Your Trust in God


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Bible Verses and Quotes to Revitalize Your Trust in God


Dictionary definitions view trust as a firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something.

Trust stirs up feelings of confidence, belief, certainty, sureness, conviction, and even faith.

Trusting someone or something means you can believe in, bank on, swear by, and yes, have faith in.

Trust involves choice and even a little vulnerability. Once you decide to trust, certain outcomes are beyond your control.

I trust Barb to be faithful.

I trust that the money in the bank will be there when I need it.

I trust the roof will keep the rain out of my house.

But sometimes your trust is violated. The bank goes under. The roof springs a leak. When those things occur, it can be hard to trust again. It's the old "fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me." 

Trust in God

Right now, would you say that you believe in God? It would be difficult to try to trust in what you don't believe. We can see the bank and we can inspect the roof. But God is a spirit, and they that worship Him must worship in Spirit (see John 4:24). That certainly takes trust to a whole new level.

Read: A Matter of Faith

If you believe in God, the next question would be about your level of trust in Him. As believers, we are told to "trust in the Lord" and to "have faith in God". Do you? And why should you?

Have you ever doubted God, or His willingness to intercede on your behalf? It's okay. I admit I have. We all do. Even the apostles who operated daily in His presence sometimes had doubts. That's all part of the human equation. No truer phrase exists than we must "walk by faith, and not by sight."

Before I give you the promised quotes and Bible verses to steady your trust in God, I want to highlight some reasons why you should trust Him.

Here are several reasons I choose to trust in God:

  • God is God, and I am not
  • God has a great track record for fulfilling His promises
  • God knows what I need before I do
  • God knows when I need it better than I do
  • God sees the big picture and every conceivable outcome
  • God is perfect
  • God is worthy of my trust
  • God is capable of anything
  • God is infinitely wise
  • God cannot lie, so what He says He'll do will be done
  • God loves me

Personal disclosure: I have all those reasons to trust God and I still fall short sometimes.

When I lost a job I enjoyed after 2 decades, my trust took a hit.
When I lost my son to Covid-19, my trust took a hit.

The key was that the hits were just dents. I pounded out those dents and put a fresh shine on my trust in God through prayer, Bible verses, positive quotes, and faith. I had to choose faith and trust over fear and worry. Since we all go through varying levels of trust, I wanted to share some of my favorite quotes and Bible verses here.

Bible Verses and Quotes to Revitalize Your Trust in God


"Pray and let God worry."
-Martin Luther

"Trusting God does not mean believing He will do what you want, but rather believing He will do everything He knows is good."
-Ken Sande

"Faith is believing that God is going to take you places before you even get there."
-Matthew Barnett

"Dedication is writing your name on the bottom of a blank sheet of paper and handing it to the Lord to fill in."
-Rick Renner

"Faith is a sounder guide than reason. Reason can only go so far, but faith has no limits." 
-Blaise Pascal

"God is God. Because He is God, He is worthy of my trust and obedience. I will find rest nowhere but in His holy will that is unspeakably beyond my largest notions of what He is up to."
-Elisabeth Elliot

"As we trust God to give us wisdom for today's decisions, He will lead us a step at a time into what He wants us to be doing in the future."
-Theodore Epp

"The beautiful thing about this adventure called faith is that we can count on Him never to lead us astray."
-Chuck Swindoll

"The more you go with the flow of life and surrender the outcome to God, and the less you seek constant clarity, the more you will find those fabulous things start to show up in your life."
-Mandy Hale

"Faith isn't the ability to believe long and far into the misty future. It's simply taking God at His Word and taking the next step."
-Joni Erickson Tada

"When God takes out the trash, don't go digging back through it. Trust Him."
-Amaka Imani Nkosazana

"Men go forth to wonder at the height of mountains, the huge waves of the sea, the broad flow of the ocean, the course of the stars -- and forget to wonder at themselves. Beware of despairing about yourself: you are commanded to put your trust in God, and not in yourself."
-St. Augustine

"God won't light your second step until you have taken the first one."
-Woodrow Kroll

"When you're really believing, when you're at peace, you're showing God by your actions that you trust Him."
-Joel Osteen

"Faith at its heart is about trust. It's one thing to believe in God; it's quite something else to trust Him with our lives. We all want deeper relationships built on trust."
-Rick Perry

"Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God."
-Corrie Ten Boom

Bible Verses

"But Jesus looked at them and said to them, 'With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.'"
Matthew 19:26

"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."
-Isaiah 43:2

"For the Lord God is our sun and our shield. He gives us grace and glory. The Lord will withhold no good thing from those who do what is right."
-Psalm 84:11

"Be strong and of good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the Lord thy God, he it is that doth go with thee; He will not fail thee, nor forsake thee."
-Deuteronomy 31:6

"Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go."
-Joshua 1:9

"I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth."
-Psalm 121:1, 2

"And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to His purpose."
-Romans 8:28

"Don't be afraid, for I am with you. Don't be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand."
-Isaiah 41:10

"Taste and see that the Lord is good. Blessed is the man who hopes in Him."
Psalm 34:8

"Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men."
-1 Corinthians 1:25

"Now unto Him that is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us."
-Ephesians 3:20

"I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me."
-Philippians 4:13

"Faithful is He that calleth you, who also will do it."
-1 Thessalonians 5:24

"For ye have need of patience, that after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise."
-Hebrews 10:36

"And this is the confidence that we have in Him, that, if we ask any thing according to His will, he heareth us."
-1 John 5:14

"Commit your actions to the Lord, and your plans will succeed."
-Proverbs 16:3


Sometimes a song will help get your trust back to strong. Here's one that always helps me:

Hardships and challenges will threaten to separate you from your trust in God. Storms are a fact of life. They hit everybody. Just remember that you don't have to face them alone.

Final Thoughts on Trusting God

What challenges cause you to doubt God? Do you sometimes think that God has abandoned you? I have been there. When that happens, move quickly from that spot, and turn back to a point of trust.

Those choppy waves of doubt will come. Keep your eyes on the One that calms the seas. Those rough waters expose what your foundation is built on. May your foundation be fortified with faith and trust.

Read: 6 Ways to Keep Your Faith on Track

In many instances, my renewed trust in God is met with resistance from both internal and external pressures. Those often come right before a breakthrough. Don't give in. Stand your ground. Continue to trust.

Trust your future to the One who holds the future.

Now go live your best life,


"I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world." 

- John 16:33