To rest in the confidence of the love of God renews the soul to trust, releasing bold actions of the will of God.
~A life defined by the confidence of faith.
Having confidence in the security of her mother’s love and care, the resting baby slept peacefully in her arms.
Confidently trusting the surgeon to heal his trauma, the patient is transported to the operating room.
The feisty chihuahua, confident in his authority, boldly dominated the larger dog.
These three scenarios are examples of three important aspects of the word confidence used in the new testament.
Faith is the confidence that what we hope for will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see. Hebrews 11:1 (NLT) hupoatasis- a foundation, a support, assurance
Because of Christ and our faith in him, we can now come boldly and confidently into God’s presence. Ephesians 3:12 (NLT) pephoithesis – trust, persuasion
So do not throw away this confident trust in the Lord. Remember the great reward it brings you! Hebrews 10:35 (NLT) parrhesia – bold, outspoken, frankness
Each scripture is followed by the corresponding Greek word used for the word confidence.
In summary the words describing the noun, confidence, are: assurance, trust and bold.
God wants us to not live a life of fear and anxiety but a life of confidence and peace.
Confidence in God as lover of your soul, the foundation of your faith. Resting free of anxiety.
Confidence in trusting God’s presence as a persistent provision in your life. Renewal of spiritual growth.
Confidence to act on the behalf of God’s kingdom. Releasing purposed talents.
The definition of the word faith in the Amplified Version of the Bible is the leaning of the entire personality on God in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom and goodness.
Confidence in God gives confidence in our God self. ~ a life defined by the confidence of faith.
For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline. 2 Timothy 1:7
If you lack confidence start first with feeding your faith not your fear. Ask God to show you His love.
Give me the Love that leads the way.
The faith that nothing can dismay.
The hope no disappointments tire.
The passion that will burn like fire.
Let me not sink to be a clod.
Make me Thy fuel, Flame of God.
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