23 Bible verses about Trusting God in difficult times

Last updated on June 26th, 2020 at 03:11 pm

As Christians, we know we will be tempted.

Temptations could come in any form and at any time.

When you are going through difficult times, it is not unusual to doubt God’s liberating power.

Will things get better? If God loves me, why do I still face challenges?

A few weeks back I had asked God for something, and then, it never came to pass.

I became worried and unhappy.

But I also knew that, at all times, we must trust in God.

The truth is, God’s decision may be so hard to comprehend.

We may keep asking ourselves why he allowed us to face so many trials and tribulations.

But don’t. Be like your father, Abraham.

While reading through the book of Genesis chapter 22, I reminded myself that It pays to trust God.

Despite waiting a hundred years before having a son with Sarah, God instructed Abraham to sacrifice his only son, Isaac, to him.

That’s quite an unimaginable thing to do in this present time.

But Abraham trusted God from the beginning.

He did not ask or suggest other alternatives.

He quickly took his son in obedience to God.

In the end, He was blessed by God beyond his expectations.

God said, “I swear by myself, declares the Lord, that because you have done this and have not withheld your son, your only son,  I will surely bless you and make your descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and as the sand on the seashore.”

I have compiled bible verses about trusting God and not worrying. Read and be blessed.

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Bible verses about trusting God in difficult times

Bible verses about Trusting God in difficult times


1.  Proverbs 3:5

Trust in the Lord with all your heart
    and lean not on your own understanding;

2.  Psalm 100:3

Know that the Lord is God.
    It is he who made us, and we are his;
    we are his people, the sheep of his pasture.

3.  Psalm 37:5

Commit your way to the Lord;
    trust in him and he will do this:

4.  Psalm 46:10

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

5.  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.”

6.  Psalm 56:3-4

When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.
    In God, whose word I praise—
in God I trust and am not afraid.
    What can mere mortals do to me?

7.  Proverbs 28:26

Those who trust in themselves are fools,
    but those who walk in wisdom are kept safe.

8.  Psalm 37:3

Trust in the Lord and do good;
    dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture.

9.  Psalm 62:8

Trust in him at all times, you people;
    pour out your hearts to him,
    for God is our refuge.

10.  Isaiah 26:3-4

You will keep in perfect peace
    those whose minds are steadfast,
    because they trust in you.
Trust in the Lord forever,
    for the Lord, the Lord himself, is the Rock eternal.

11.  Isaiah 12:2

Surely God is my salvation;
    I will trust and not be afraid.
The Lord, the Lord himself, is my strength and my defense[a];
    he has become my salvation.”

12.  Psalm 37:7

Be still before the Lord
and wait patiently for him;
do not fret when people succeed in their ways,
when they carry out their wicked schemes.

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13.  Psalm 146:3-5

Do not put your trust in princes,
    in human beings, who cannot save.
When their spirit departs, they return to the ground;
    on that very day their plans come to nothing.
Blessed are those whose help is the God of Jacob,
    whose hope is in the Lord their God.

14.  Proverbs 22:19

So that your trust may be in the Lord,
    I teach you today, even you.

15.  Psalm 115:9-11

All you Israelites, trust in the Lord
    he is their help and shield.
10 House of Aaron, trust in the Lord
    he is their help and shield.
11 You who fear him, trust in the Lord
    he is their help and shield.

16.  Psalm 13:5

But I trust in your unfailing love;
    my heart rejoices in your salvation.

17.  Ephesians 6:10

Be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power.

18.  Isaiah 12:2

Surely God is my salvation;
    I will trust and not be afraid.
The Lord, the Lord himself, is my strength and my defense[a];
    he has become my salvation.”

19.  Psalm 118:6-9

The Lord is with me; I will not be afraid.
What can mere mortals do to me?
The Lord is with me; he is my helper.
I look in triumph on my enemies.

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

20.  Psalm 84:11

For the Lord God is a sun and shield;
the Lord bestows favor and honor;
no good thing does he withhold
from those whose walk is blameless.

21.  Romans 8:28

And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who[a] have been called according to his purpose.

22.  1 Peter 5:10

And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast.

23.  James 1:12

Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him.


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Final words of Exaltation

1. Do not lean on your own understanding

Most times, you will agree that we always want to find solutions to our problems

If we are searching for a job, we are quick to send applications to different companies and calling those that can help us

Likewise, when we are sick, we quickly rush to the doctor’s office to medications

While this is the natural actions to take, we must trust in the supernatural power of God

As a doctor, I have seen God miraculous interventions in clinical practice

It may be hard to believe that God hears prayers, but I have seen God hand of healing over my patients

Each time, you are faced with trials, trust in God and pray

Don’t be in a hurry searching for solutions because God may just be tempting you

Do not always believe in your abilities, because God knows all

When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.
In God, whose word I praise—
in God I trust and am not afraid.
What can mere mortals do to me?

2.  Have an unshakeable faith in God

If you’ve prayed to God about your issues, and yet no hope in sight, HAVE FAITH IN HIM

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Always remember that God has already blessed you with other good things in life

Most of the time, we are not thankful enough for God blessing over our life

If you are searching for a Job, it because you are healthy

God has taken away sicknesses and sorrow from your life. Trust in him to return with other blessings that your heart longs for

I Pray that God will reward your soul with everything you are expecting according to his will in Christ Jesus. Amen.


Dunn is a medical doctor by profession, philanthropist, and a firm believer of Christ. Suffering for Jesus is an attribute of a faithful Christian, and I hope to win new souls to Christ with every chance that I get.

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