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Focus: Having confidence in the Lord
Proverbs 3:7-8 (NKJV) Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord and depart from evil. It will be health to your flesh, and strength to your bones.
The opposite of fear is confidence. When we put our confidence in ourselves and our abilities—we reap fear and failure. When we put our confidence in the Lord and in the power of His Word, we will reap His rest and strength. The more we meditate on His Word, the more confidence we will have in Him.
Psalm 118:8-9 (NKJV) It is better to trust in the Lord than to put confidence in man. It is better to trust in the Lord than to put confidence in princes.
Proverbs 3:25-26 (NKJV) Do not be afraid of sudden terror, nor of trouble from the wicked when it comes; for the Lord will be your confidence, and will keep your foot from being caught.
Proverbs 14:26 (NKJV) In the fear of the Lord there is strong confidence, and His children will have a place of refuge.
Philippians 3:3 (NKJV) For we are the circumcision, who worship God in the Spirit, rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh.
1 John 5:14 (NKJV) Now this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us.
1 John 3:21 (NKJV) Beloved, if our heart does not condemn us, we have confidence toward God.
Hebrews 11:1 (NIV) Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.
Psalm 71:5 (NIV) For you have been my hope, O Sovereign Lord, my confidence since my youth.
Psalm 40:4 (NKJV) Blessed is that man who makes the Lord his trust, and does not respect the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.
Jeremiah 9:23-24 (NIV) This is what the Lord says: ‘Let not the wise man boast of his wisdom or the strong man boast of his strength or the rich man boast of his riches, but let him who boasts boast about this: that he understands and knows me, that I am the Lord, who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth, for in these I delight,’ declares the Lord.
Romans 8:37 (NKJV) Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us.
Psalm 31:24 (NKJV) Be of good courage, and He shall strengthen your heart, all you who hope in the Lord.
Psalm 46:1-3 (NKJV) God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, even though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; though its waters roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake with its swelling.
Joshua 1:9 (NKJV) Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.
Psalm 91:2 (NKJV) I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress; my God, in Him I will trust.”
Proverbs 3:3-4 (NKJV) Let not mercy and truth forsake you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart, and so find favor and high esteem in the sight of God and man.
Proverbs 4:20-21 (NKJV) My son, give attention to my words; incline your ear to my sayings. Do not let them depart from your eyes; keep them in the midst of your heart; for they are life to those who find them, and health to all their flesh.
Declaration: I will put my confidence in the Lord and in the power of His Word. I will find new strength as I rest in Him.
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