One reason some individuals may have little faith may be caused by insecurities, challenges, and uncertainty in life. If you continue to let these feelings rest over you, then you may cause a cloud of dismay to come over you.
Reading God’s Word in the Bible and making a list of the dependable and secure factors which surrounds you can encourage your soul and spirit. For example, such things as the good earth, whose seed time and harvest can be depended upon. The sun never fails to come back and shine through the clouds. You may have the love of family and friends. You are alive and have your mental health.
If you believe that with God, all things are possible you will develop strong faith trusting in God and knowing that through Him all things are possible. Never build your hope in yourself but place your trust and hope in our Lord Jesus Christ. 1 John 5:14-15 says, “Now this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. And if we know that He hears us, whatever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we have asked of Him.” Luke 18:27 says, “The things which are impossible with men are possible with God.” Matthew 19:26 says, “But Jesus looked at them and said to them, ‘With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.”
So, thank our Lord God that you are alive and can eat and think. Trust in God each day of your life on earth and lean not on your understanding and in all your ways acknowledge Him and He will direct your paths. Your faith will grow stronger and your insecurities will diminish.
Faith Building Scripture Verses for Meditation
“The LORD is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.” (Psalm 18:2)
“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” (Philippians 2:25)
“Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.” (Isaiah 41:10)
“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore, we will not fear, even though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea.” (Psalm 46:1-2)
“And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.” (Romans 8:28)
“The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall, I fear? The LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? When the wicked came against me to eat up my flesh, my enemies and foes, they stumbled and fell. Though an army may encamp against me, my heart shall not fear; though war may rise against me, in this I will be confident.” (Psalm 27:1-3)
“For I, the LORD your God, will hold your right hand, saying to you, ‘Fear not, I will help you.’”
“Watch, stand fast in the faith, be brave, be strong.” (1 Corinthians 16:13)
“Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.” (Psalm 23:4)
Scripture Verses About Courage
“Wait on the LORD; be of good courage, and He shall strengthen your heart; wait, I say, on the LORD!” (Psalm: 27:14)
“Do not fear, for those who are with us are more that those who are with them.” (2 Kings 6:16)
“He gives power to the weak, and to those who have no might He increases strength.” (Isaiah 40:29)
“Be of good courage, and He shall strengthen your heart, and you who hope in the LORD.” (Psalm 31:24)
“I know how to be abased, and I know how to abound. Everywhere and in all things, I have learned both to be full and to be hungry, both to bound and to suffer need. I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” (Philippians 4:12,13)
Scripture Verses About Loneliness
“But I am poor and needy; yet the LORD thinks upon me. You are my help and my deliverer; do not delay, O my God.” (Psalm 40:17)
“Behold, I am with you and will keep you wherever you go and will bring you back to this land; for I will not leave you until I have done what I have spoken to you.” (Genesis 28:15)
“Then you shall call, and the LORD will answer; you shall cry, and He will say, ‘Here I am.’
If you take away the yoke from our midst, the pointing of the finger, and speaking wickedness, if you extend your soul to the hungry and satisfy the afflicted soul, then your light shall dawn in the darkness, and your darkness shall be as the noonday. The LORD will guide you continually, and satisfy your soul in drought, and strengthen your bones; you shall be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters do not fail.” (Isaiah 58:9-11)
“I will not leave you orphans; I will come to you.” (John 14:18)
“I will be a Father to you, and you shall be My sons and daughters, says the LORD Almighty.” (2 Corinthians 6:18)
“And you are complete in Him, who is the head of all principality and power.” (Colossians 2:10)
Dear Heavenly Father, I feel overwhelmed most of the time by the daily challenges in life. The world seems out of control, and full of evil particularly with the COVID 19 crisis worldwide. Sometimes I feel alone and I’m seeking courage and strength. Please help me remember that You made this world and declared it good. Lord, give me the comfort of Your presence and the confidence to trust you even when nothing seems to change. Lord, help me to wait on You and to be of good courage for You bring strength and peace to my heart and my spirit to carry on in this life filled with trials and tribulation. Lord, please strengthen my faith in You, and help me follow Your way as I move forward daily reading your holy Word. In the Lord Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.
All Scripture verses are taken from the New King Version of the Holy Bible.
Constance A. Burns,
NAAV Contributor for Moments of Meditation and Scripture Readings;