27 Scriptures about Confidence

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In the Bible, confidence is intricately linked with trust in God and the assurance that stems from a life anchored in faith. Hebrews 10:35 urges believers not to abandon their confidence, which promises a great reward, signifying the correlation between faith and the anticipated blessings of God.

Philippians 1:6 beautifully captures the essence of this divine confidence, highlighting that God, who commenced a good work in individuals, will faithfully see it through. Proverbs 3:26 positions the Lord as the source of this confidence, promising protection and guidance.

This idea is echoed in Hebrews 4:16, which invites believers to approach the throne of grace with confidence, assuring them of God’s mercy and support. In worldly matters and moments of vulnerability, Psalm 27:3 portrays a steadfast heart, unwavering even in the face of adversities, drawing strength and courage solely from the Lord.

The New Testament, through verses like Ephesians 3:12, accentuates that our confidence isn’t in our abilities or righteousness but firmly rooted in faith in Jesus Christ. In the biblical context, true confidence isn’t self-generated but is a reflection of a profound trust in God’s sovereignty, promises, and His unwavering love for humanity.

“And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us.”

1 John 5:14

Scriptures about Confidence:

Hebrews 10:35:

“Therefore do not throw away your confidence, which has a great reward.”

Philippians 1:6:

“And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.”

Proverbs 3:26:

“For the Lord will be your confidence and will keep your foot from being caught.”

1 John 5:14:

“And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us.”

2 Corinthians 3:4:

“Such is the confidence that we have through Christ toward God.”

Hebrews 4:16:

“Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.”

Proverbs 14:26:

“In the fear of the Lord one has strong confidence, and his children will have a refuge.”

Ephesians 3:12:

“In whom we have boldness and access with confidence through our faith in him.”

Proverbs 25:19:

“Trusting in a treacherous man in time of trouble is like a bad tooth or a foot that slips.”

Philippians 3:3:

“For we are the circumcision, who worship by the Spirit of God and glory in Christ Jesus and put no confidence in the flesh—”

2 Corinthians 5:6:

“So we are always of good courage. We know that while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord,”

Hebrews 13:6:

“So we can confidently say, ‘The Lord is my helper; I will not fear; what can man do to me?'”

1 Timothy 3:13:

“For those who serve well as deacons gain a good standing for themselves and also great confidence in the faith that is in Christ Jesus.”

Job 4:6:

“Is not your fear of God your confidence, and the integrity of your ways your hope?”

Psalm 27:3:

“Though an army encamp against me, my heart shall not fear; though war arise against me, yet I will be confident.”

Proverbs 21:22:

“A wise man scales the city of the mighty and brings down the stronghold in which they trust.”

1 John 2:28:

“And now, little children, abide in him, so that when he appears we may have confidence and not shrink from him in shame at his coming.”

Hebrews 3:6:

“But Christ is faithful over God’s house as a son. And we are his house, if indeed we hold fast our confidence and our boasting in our hope.”

2 Corinthians 10:1:

“I, Paul, myself entreat you, by the meekness and gentleness of Christ—I who am humble when face to face with you, but bold toward you when I am away!—”

Psalm 118:8:

“It is better to take refuge in the Lord than to trust in man.”

Isaiah 30:15:

“For thus said the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel, ‘In returning and rest you shall be saved; in quietness and in trust shall be your strength.’ But you were unwilling,

Psalm 71:5:

“For you, O Lord, are my hope, my trust, O Lord, from my youth.”

1 John 3:21:

“Beloved, if our heart does not condemn us, we have confidence before God;”

Psalm 56:4:

“In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust; I shall not be afraid. What can flesh do to me?”

2 Corinthians 7:16:

“I rejoice, because I have complete confidence in you.”

Jeremiah 17:7:

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

Psalm 112:7:

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