Put Your Hope and Trust in the Lord God

During these troubled times that we are living in some of humanity have forgotten to hope and trust in the LORD our God. We all face challenges and disappointment on this journey of life on the earth. Most of humanity place their hope and trust in the stock market, the lottery and other worldly methods. But the LORD God says we should place our hope and trust fully in Him.

And know that whatever happens to you during your journey in life that the everlasting light of the LORD will be with you to guide and direct your footsteps in paths of righteousness. When you put your hope and trust in the LORD it will result in blessings when He is in charge. He will supply all your needs with enough to share with others.

Scripture Verses for Meditation

“Our soul waits for the LORD; He is our help and our shield. For our heart shall rejoice in Him, because we have trusted in His holy name. Let Your mercy, O LORD, be upon us, just as we hope in You.” (Psalm 33:20-22)

“In hope of eternal life which God, who cannot lie, promised before time began.” (Titus 1:2)

“Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ, by the will of God, according to the promise of life which is in Christ Jesus.” (2 Timothy 1:1)

“For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come, nor height nor depth, nor any other created things, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” (Romans 8:38-39)

“The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.” (John 10-11)

“I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd gives His life for the sheep.” (John 10:11)

“Rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation, continuing steadfastly in prayer.” (Romans 12:12)

“You will show me the path of life; in Your Presence is fullness of joy; at Your right hand are pleasures forevermore.” (Psalm 16:11)

“Many sorrows shall be to the wicked, but he who trusts in the LORD, mercy shall surround him.” (Psalm 32:10)

“Therefore, humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, what He may exalt you in due time, casting all your care upon Him for He cares for you.” (1 Peter 5:6-7)

“Be merciful to me, O God, be merciful to me! For my soul trusts in You’ and in the shadow of Your wings I will make my refuge, until these calamities have passed by.”

(Psalm 57:1)

“Oh, taste and see that the LORD is good; blessed is the man who trusts in Him!” (Psalm 34-8)

“For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened.” (Luke 11:10)

“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” (Philippians 4:13)

“The name of the LORD is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.” (Proverbs 18:10)

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.” (Proverbs 3:5-6)

“Be of good courage, and He shall strengthen your heart, all you who hope in the LORD.” (Psalm 31:24)


Heavenly Father, please help me to be patient as I wait with hope for your blessings. I will be of good courage for I know that You shall strengthen my heart because I place my trust and hope in You. (Psalm 31:24) I will pour out my heart to You, O LORD, for You are my refuge and strength. In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen.

Scripture verses are taken from the New King James Version of the Holy Bible.

By Constance A. Burns, NAAV Volunteer Contributor for Scripture Readings, Moments of Meditation, and Spiritual Wellness, email: info@naavets.org.

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