53+Bible Verses for Building Confidence

Shaun Connell.
Last updated
October 31, 2023

Building confidence is a journey that many of us embark on throughout our lives, and it's a journey that can be profoundly impacted by the words we choose to meditate on. The scriptures offer a wealth of knowledge and encouragement, with a total of 56 Bible verses and 7 Christian quotes included in this compilation, each chosen to inspire and strengthen your sense of self and purpose. The Bible, being a foundational text for Christians all around the world, provides timeless wisdom that transcends the ages, speaking directly to the hearts of those who choose to dive into its teachings.

The verses and quotes that follow have been carefully selected to resonate with anyone in need of a confidence boost, regardless of where they might find themselves on their spiritual journey. Each passage and saying has been chosen for its powerful message and its ability to speak truth into the lives of believers. As you read through these verses and reflect on their meanings, allow the words to wash over you, fortifying your spirit and equipping you with the confidence to face whatever lies ahead. We encourage you to read on for a comprehensive understanding and to find strength in the Word.

Trusting in God's Plan

“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 (NKJV)

“For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.”

- Jeremiah 29:11 (NKJV)

“The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord, And He delights in his way.”

- Psalm 37:23 (NKJV)


“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 (NKJV)

“Commit your works to the Lord, And your thoughts will be established.”

- Proverbs 16:3 (NKJV)

“A man's heart plans his way, But the Lord directs his steps.”

- Proverbs 16:9 (NKJV)

“For we walk by faith, not by sight.”

- 2 Corinthians 5:7 (NKJV)

Overcoming Fear and Anxiety

“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.”

- Philippians 4:6-7 (NKJV)

“For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.”

- 2 Timothy 1:7 (NKJV)

“The Lord is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me?”

- Psalm 118:6 (NKJV)

“When I am afraid, I will trust in You.”

- Psalm 56:3 (NKJV)

“There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves torment. But he who fears has not been made perfect in love.”

- 1 John 4:18 (NKJV)

“Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.”

- John 14:27 (NKJV)

“Cast your burden on the Lord, And He shall sustain you; He shall never permit the righteous to be moved.”

- Psalm 55:22 (NKJV)

Finding Strength in God

“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”

- Philippians 4:13 (NKJV)

“But those who wait on the Lord Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint.”

- Isaiah 40:31 (NKJV)

“The Lord is my strength and my shield; My heart trusted in Him, and I am helped; Therefore my heart greatly rejoices, And with my song I will praise Him.”

- Psalm 28:7 (NKJV)

“He gives power to the weak, And to those who have no might He increases strength.”

- Isaiah 40:29 (NKJV)

“My flesh and my heart fail; But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.”

- Psalm 73:26 (NKJV)

“Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might.”

- Ephesians 6:10 (NKJV)

“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?”

- Psalm 27:1 (NKJV)

Embracing Your Identity in Christ

“But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.

- 1 Peter 2:9 (NKJV)

“I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Marvelous are Your works, And that my soul knows very well.”

- Psalm 139:14 (NKJV)

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.”

- 2 Corinthians 5:17 (NKJV)

“For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus.”

- Galatians 3:26 (NKJV)

“But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, to those who believe in His name.”

- John 1:12 (NKJV)

“And you are Christ’s, and Christ is God’s.”

- 1 Corinthians 3:23 (NKJV)

“To them God willed to make known what are the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles: which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.”

- Colossians 1:27 (NKJV)

Walking in Faith

“For we walk by faith, not by sight.”

- 2 Corinthians 5:7 (NKJV)

“So Jesus answered and said to them, ‘Have faith in God. For assuredly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be removed and be cast into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that those things he says will be done, he will have whatever he says.’”

- Mark 11:22-23 (NKJV)

“But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him.”

- Hebrews 11:6 (NKJV)


“So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.”

- Romans 10:17 (NKJV)

“That your faith should not be in the wisdom of men but in the power of God.”

- 1 Corinthians 2:5 (NKJV)

“Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, to which you were also called and have confessed the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.”

- 1 Timothy 6:12 (NKJV)

“For whatever is born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith.”

- 1 John 5:4 (NKJV)

Living with Joy and Gratitude

“Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I will say, rejoice!”

- Philippians 4:4 (NKJV)

“In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.”

- 1 Thessalonians 5:18 (NKJV)

“Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.”

- 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (NKJV)

“This is the day the Lord has made; We will rejoice and be glad in it.”

- Psalm 118:24 (NKJV)

“The joy of the Lord is your strength.”

- Nehemiah 8:10 (NKJV)

“But let all those rejoice who put their trust in You; Let them ever shout for joy, because You defend them; Let those also who love Your name be joyful in You.”

- Psalm 5:11 (NKJV)

“And do not be drunk with wine, in which is dissipation; but be filled with the Spirit, speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord, giving thanks always for all things to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.”

- Ephesians 5:18-20 (NKJV)

Finding Strength in Weakness

“He gives power to the weak, And to those who have no might He increases strength.”

- Isaiah 40:29 (NKJV)

“And He said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.”

- 2 Corinthians 12:9 (NKJV)

“The Lord is my strength and shield; my heart trusted in Him, and I am helped; therefore my heart greatly rejoices, and with my song I will praise Him.”

- Psalm 28:7 (NKJV)


“But the Lord is faithful, who will establish you and guard you from the evil one.”

- 2 Thessalonians 3:3 (NKJV)

“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”

- Philippians 4:13 (NKJV)

“The Lord will give strength to His people; The Lord will bless His people with peace.”

- Psalm 29:11 (NKJV)

“Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might.”

- Ephesians 6:10 (NKJV)

Encouraging Love and Compassion

“A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another.”

- John 13:34 (NKJV)

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law.”

- Galatians 5:22-23 (NKJV)

“Let all that you do be done with love.”

- 1 Corinthians 16:14 (NKJV)

“Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.”

- 1 John 4:7 (NKJV)

“And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ forgave you.”

- Ephesians 4:32 (NKJV)

“By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.”

- John 13:35 (NKJV)

“And above all things have fervent love for one another, for ‘love will cover a multitude of sins.’”

- 1 Peter 4:8 (NKJV)

Christian Quotes

“God never said that the journey would be easy, but He did say that the arrival would be worthwhile.”

- Max Lucado

“Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don't really matter.”

- Francis Chan

“Faith does not eliminate questions. But faith knows where to take them.”

- Elisabeth Elliot

“Courage, dear heart.”

- C.S. Lewis

“The will of God will not take us where the grace of God cannot sustain us.”

- Billy Graham

“True faith means holding nothing back. It means putting every hope in God's fidelity to His Promises.”

- Francis Chan

“I know not the way God leads me, but well do I know my Guide.”

- Martin Luther


As we journeyed through these powerful Bible verses and inspiring Christian quotes, we explored the depths of God's word and the wisdom of influential Christian figures. Their words serve as a beacon, guiding us toward a life filled with confidence, grounded in faith, and enveloped in God's love.

These scriptures and quotes collectively offer a comprehensive understanding, reminding us that confidence is not found in our own strength, but in our unwavering faith in God and His promises.

“Being confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ.”

- Philippians 1:6 (NKJV)

“The Lord will give strength to His people; The Lord will bless His people with peace.”

- Psalm 29:11 (NKJV)

“And the Lord, He is the One who goes before you. He will be with you, He will not leave you nor forsake you; do not fear nor be dismayed.”

- Deuteronomy 31:8 (NKJV)

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Written By:

Shaun Connell

Shaun Connell is a passionate Christian businessman and investor who lives in Texas. Shaun is a Reformed Baptist who believes that the Word of God should be used in every area of life.

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