66 Reasons to Trust God

July 26, 2018

Let’s be honest. It can be hard to trust God when life becomes chaotic.  Maybe that’s where you are and you could use a gentle reminder of God’s faithfulness. If so, we have good news for you. God’s given us many examples of His trustworthiness in the Scriptures. Just open your Bible to any book and you’ll find compelling evidence.

Don’t believe it?

Here are 66 places to begin your search.

  1. Genesis 37:1–50:26—God worked through Joseph’s captivity to save Israel from famine.
  2. Exodus 7:1–12:36—God sent ten plagues on Egypt to force Pharaoh to free his Hebrew slaves.
  3. Leviticus 1:1–17:16—God established a system of sacrifices so that His people could worship Him.
  4. Numbers 13:1–14:38—God rewarded two courageous spies for trusting Him.
  5. Deuteronomy 7:7-9—God keeps His covenant of love to a thousand generations.
  6. Joshua 23:14—Not one of God’s promises failed.
  7. Judges 6:1–8:35—God used perhaps the least likely candidate imaginable to accomplish an extraordinary military victory.
  8. Ruth 1:1–4:22—God protected two vulnerable women in an unfamiliar land.
  9. 1 Samuel 3:1-21—God called a young boy named Samuel to serve Him.
  10. 2 Samuel 6:1-23—God allowed the Ark of the Covenant to return to Jerusalem.
  11. 1 Kings 18:1-46—God dramatically proved His superiority to the pagan gods of Canaan.
  12. 2 Kings 4:32-37; 13:20-21—God raised two people from the dead.
  13. 1 Chronicles 1:1–9:44—God offered historical and genealogical records of His people for the benefit of future generations.
  14. 2 Chronicles 1:1–4:22—God allowed His people to build a temple in which they could worship Him.
  15. Ezra 9:5-15—God answered Ezra’s prayer on behalf of the people of Israel.
  16. Nehemiah 1:1–6:19—God guided Nehemiah in rebuilding the wall that protected Jerusalem.
  17. Esther 4:1–8:17—God worked through a brave queen to prevent the extermination of the Jewish people.
  18. Job 42:12-17—God restored Job’s fortunes, and then some.
  19. Psalm 37:3-4—If you delight in the Lord, He will give you the desires of your heart.
  20. Proverbs 22:17–24:34—God offers nuggets of timeless wisdom.
  21. Ecclesiastes 2:24—God provides food, drink and work.
  22. Song of Solomon 1:1-17—God celebrates love and marriage.
  23. Isaiah 40:3-5—God announced the coming of a Savior (centuries before Jesus arrived) in order to give His people hope.
  24. Jeremiah 31:31-34—God promised that when the Savior came, His people would be able to know Him (God) personally.
  25. Lamentations 3:22-23—God’s compassions are new every morning.
  26. Ezekiel 40:1–48:35—God offers a preview of Christ’s return and reign.
  27. Daniel 3:1-30—God protected Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego from harm inside a fiery furnace.
  28. Hosea 1:1-8—God instructed Hosea to marry an unfaithful woman so that the people of Israel could recognize their own unfaithfulness to God.
  29. Joel 1:1-17—God offers people a chance to repent before His judgment is meted out.
  30. Amos 1:1-15—God brings judgment on the enemies of His people.
  31. Obadiah 1:17-21—God promises that His people will triumph in the end.
  32. Jonah 1:1–3:4—God sent a giant fish to save Jonah and direct him where he needed to go.
  33. Micah 2:1-5—God humbles proud evildoers.
  34. Nahum 1:3—God is slow to anger.
  35. Habakkuk 1:1–2:20—God allowed His prophet to question Him about the injustice in the world.
  36. Zephaniah 3:17—God helped Zephaniah understand that His judgment would ultimately lead to His presence among His people.
  37. Haggai 1:7-11—God told His people exactly what they needed to do in order to restore their relationship with Him.
  38. Zechariah 1:12-17—God promised to restore Jerusalem to prosperity.
  39. Malachi 4:1-3—God will punish the wicked.
  40. Matthew 3:1-17—God sent John the Baptist to prepare people for Jesus’ coming so that no one would miss it.
  41. Mark 2:1-12—The Lord makes conventional human wisdom seem foolish.
  42. Luke 2:25-38—God rewarded the patience, humility and faithfulness of two of His servants by allowing them to see the Messiah.
  43. John 3:16—God sacrificed His only Son so that we could have eternal life.
  44. Acts 2:1-4—God sent His Holy Spirit to guide and comfort His people.
  45. Romans 2:1-16—God is a righteous judge.
  46. 1 Corinthians 2:9-10—God reveals spiritual wisdom through His Holy Spirit.
  47. 2 Corinthians 4:8—Even when God’s people are hard-pressed on every side, He will not allow us to be crushed.
  48. Galatians 3:1-9—God rewards our faith in Jesus by making us righteous in His eyes.
  49. Ephesians 4:7-16—God gives His followers spiritual gifts.
  50. Philippians 3:17-21—God has arranged citizenship in heaven for His people.
  51. Colossians 3:15—God fills the hearts of His followers with His peace.
  52. 1 Thessalonians 1:2-10—God uses the good examples of spiritual role models to guide and inspire His people.
  53. 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17—God comforts the hearts of His people.
  54. 1 Timothy 1:12-17—God’s grace changes lives.
  55. 2 Timothy 3:16-17—God gave us Scripture to make us complete and equip us to do good works.
  56. Titus 3:5—According to His mercy, God saved us.
  57. Philemon 1:8-16—God brings people into our lives for a reason.
  58. Hebrews 13:8—The Lord is the same yesterday, today and forever.
  59. James 5:7-12—God rewards patience.
  60. 1 Peter 1:3-12—God has prepared a heavenly inheritance for His people.
  61. 2 Peter 1:5-11—God encourages His people to become spiritually mature so that we won’t be taken in by false teachers.
  62. 1 John 3:20—God knows all things.
  63. 2 John 1:7-11—God warns us of deceivers who will try to lead us spiritually astray.
  64. 3 John 1:5-8—God places generous people in our lives.
  65. Jude 1:24—God keeps us from stumbling.
  66. Revelation 1:9-11—God offered the apostle John a sneak peek of heaven.

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