20 Bible Verses For Confidence and Courage
Today we will be dealing with 20 Bible verses for confidence and courage. Believers must have confidence and courage. These gifts don’t just come, it comes through the power of the Holy Ghost. When a man is endowed with the power of the holy ghost, such a person gains confidence and courage. Faith will not work without Confidence and courage. It takes confidence and courage for Elijah to stand in front of thousands of Baal’s prophets and declare if I be a man of God let fire come from heaven and consume you and your fifty men. 2 Kings 1:12 So Elijah answered and said to them, “If I am a man of God, let fire come down from heaven and consume you and your fifty men.” And the fire of God came down from heaven and consumed him and his fifty.
For a believer to gain courage and confidence, he or she must have faith in God. Faith activates courage and confidence. When the faith of a man is heightened, his level of courage and confidence will also increase. While trying to gain courage and confidence, a believer must first work on their faith in God. Our faith is increases through our knowledge of God. When we know God better, it strengthens our relationship with God. And when our relationship with God is top-notch, it increases our faith. When our faith is increased, it boosts our level of courage and confidence.
David could stand in front of Goliath because he was courageous. It was not the stone that David shoot through his slingshot that killed Goliath, it was God who made that happen. For forty days the children of Isreal were molested at the battlefront. God was waiting for a man with courage and confidence to take charge. The entire army of King Saul none had the courage or confidence to stand against Goliath. When God saw the courage and confidence in David, God knew it was time to act. Courage and confidence put God to work over our lives as believers. We have highlighted 20 Bible verses for courage and confidence.
1. Joshua 1:9
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous! Do not tremble or be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”
2. Psalm 138:3
On the day I called, You answered me; You made me bold with strength in my soul.
3. Joshua 1:18
Anyone who rebels against your command and does not obey your words in all that you command him, shall be put to death; only be strong and courageous.”
4. 2 Corinthians 5:6
Therefore, being always of good courage, and knowing that while we are at home in the body we are absent from the Lord.
5. Deuteronomy 31:6
Be strong and courageous, do not be afraid or tremble at them, for the Lord your God is the one who goes with you. He will not fail you or forsake you.”
6. Joshua 1:6
Be strong and courageous, for you shall give this people possession of the land which I swore to their fathers to give them.
7. Joshua 1:7
Only be strong and very courageous; be careful to do according to all the law which Moses My servant commanded you; do not turn from it to the right or to the left, so that you may have success wherever you go.
8. Daniel 10:19
He said, “O man of high esteem, do not be afraid. Peace be with you; take courage and be courageous!” Now as soon as he spoke to me, I received strength and said, “May my lord speak, for you have strengthened me.”
9. 1 Chronicles 28:20
Then David said to his son Solomon, “Be strong and courageous, and act; do not fear nor be dismayed, for the Lord God, my God, is with you. He will not fail you nor forsake you until all the work for the service of the house of the Lord is finished.
10. 2 Samuel 10:12
Be strong, and let us show ourselves courageous for the sake of our people and for the cities of our God; and may the Lord do what is good in His sight.”
11. John 16:33
These things I have spoken to you, so that in Me you may have peace. In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world.”
12. Acts 4:13
Now as they observed the confidence of Peter and John and understood that they were uneducated and untrained men, they were amazed, and began to recognize them as having been with Jesus.
13. Hebrews 13:6
so that we confidently say, “The Lord is my helper, I will not be afraid. What will man do to me?”
14. Haggai 2:4
But now take courage, Zerubbabel,’ declares the Lord, ‘take courage also, Joshua son of Jehozadak, the high priest, and all you people of the land take courage,’ declares the Lord, ‘and work; for I am with you,’ declares the Lord of hosts.
15. Joshua 10:25
Joshua then said to them, “Do not fear or be dismayed! Be strong and courageous, for thus the Lord will do to all your enemies with whom you fight.”
16. Joshua 2:11
When we heard it, our hearts melted and no courage remained in any man any longer because of you; for the Lord your God, He is God in heaven above and on earth beneath.
17. Hebrews 10:35-36
So do not throw away your confidence; it will be richly rewarded. You need to persevere so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what he has promised.
18. Psalm 139:13-14
For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.
19. Philippians 3:3-5
For it is we who are the circumcision, we who serve God by his Spirit, who boast in Christ Jesus, and who put no confidence in the flesh— though I myself have reasons for such confidence. If someone else thinks they have reasons to put confidence in the flesh, I have more: circumcised on the eighth day, of the people of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of Hebrews; in regard to the law, a Pharisee;
20. 1 Corinthians 2:3-5
I came to you in weakness with great fear and trembling. My message and my preaching were not with wise and persuasive words, but with a demonstration of the Spirit’s power, so that your faith might not rest on human wisdom, but on God’s power.