How can I avoid trusting in the wrong people or the wrong things? - Trust - TouchPoints

How can I avoid trusting in the wrong people or the wrong things?

Psalm 9:10Those who know your name trust in you, for you, O Lord, have never abandoned anyone who searches for you.

Proverbs 3:6Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will direct your paths.

James 1:5-8If you need wisdom—if you want to know what God wants you to do—ask him, and he will gladly tell you. He will not resent your asking. But when you ask him, be sure that you really expect him to answer, for a doubtful mind is as unsettled as a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind. People like that should not expect to receive anything from the Lord. They can’t make up their minds. They waver back and forth in everything they do.

Psalm 118:8-9It is better to trust the Lord than to put confidence in people. It is better to trust the Lord than to put confidence in princes.

Isaiah 30:2-3For without consulting me, you have gone down to Egypt to find help. You have put your trust in Pharaoh for his protection. But in trusting Pharaoh, you will be humiliated and disgraced.

Psalm 146:3Don’t put your confidence in powerful people; there is no help for you there.

Jeremiah 17:5This is what the Lord says: “Cursed are those who put their trust in mere humans and turn their hearts away from the Lord.”

Psalm 60:11Oh, please help us against our enemies, for all human help is useless.

Isaiah 2:22Stop putting your trust in mere humans. They are as frail as breath. How can they be of help to anyone?

Proverbs 25:19Putting confidence in an unreliable person is like chewing with a toothache or walking on a broken foot.

Psalm 41:9Even my best friend, the one I trusted completely, the one who shared my food, has turned against me.

Proverbs 28:26Trusting oneself is foolish, but those who walk in wisdom are safe.

Habakkuk 2:4“Look at the proud! They trust in themselves, and their lives are crooked. But the righteous will live by their faithfulness to God.

Look at the proud! They trust in themselves, and their lives are crooked; but the righteous will live by their faith.

Proverbs 27:24for riches don’t last forever, and the crown might not be secure for the next generation.

1 Timothy 6:17Tell those who are rich in this world not to be proud and not to trust in their money, which will soon be gone. But their trust should be in the living God, who richly gives us all we need for our enjoyment.

Psalm 49:6-7They trust in their wealth and boast of great riches. Yet they cannot redeem themselves from death by paying a ransom to God.

Psalm 52:7Look what happens to mighty warriors who do not trust in God. They trust their wealth instead and grow more and more bold in their wickedness.

Proverbs 11:28Trust in your money and down you go! But the godly flourish like leaves in spring.

Jeremiah 48:7Because you have trusted in your wealth and skill, you will be taken captive. Your god Chemosh, with his priests and princes, will be exiled to distant lands!

Leviticus 19:4Do not put your trust in idols or make gods of metal for yourselves. I, the Lord, am your God.

Job 15:31Let them no longer trust in empty riches. They are only fooling themselves, for emptiness will be their only reward.

Isaiah 42:17But those who trust in idols, calling them their gods— they will be turned away in shame.

Jeremiah 17:7Know God so well that trusting him is a natural part of your relationship with him. As you seek his counsel with the intention of full obedience, you can trust that he will direct you according to his wisdom and his will.

Psalm 40:4Oh, the joys of those who trust the Lord, who have no confidence in the proud or in those who worship idols.

Becki, you said you’d write a note on this.