17 Bible Verses about Dependence
Most Relevant Verses
Trust in the Lord with all your heart
And do not lean on your own understanding.
In all your ways acknowledge Him,
And He will make your paths straight.
I am the vine, you are the branches; he who abides in Me and I in him, he bears much fruit, for apart from Me you can do nothing.
My soul, wait in silence for God only,
For my hope is from Him.
Therefore let us draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.
so that we confidently say,
“The Lord is my helper, I will not be afraid.
What will man do to me?”
For the choir director. A Psalm of the sons of Korah, set to Alamoth. A Song.
God is our refuge and strength,
A very present help in trouble.
They wandered in the wilderness in a desert region;
They did not find a way to an inhabited city.
They were hungry and thirsty;
Their soul fainted within them.
Then they cried out to the Lord in their trouble;
He delivered them out of their distresses.
In my distress I called upon the Lord,
And cried to my God for help;
He heard my voice out of His temple,
And my cry for help before Him came into His ears.
But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not carry out the desire of the flesh.
A Psalm of David.
The Lord is my shepherd,
I shall not want.
He makes me lie down in green pastures;
He leads me beside quiet waters.
My flesh and my heart may fail,
But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
He gives strength to the weary,
And to him who lacks might He increases power.
Jesus Himself was in the stern, asleep on the cushion; and they *woke Him and *said to Him, “Teacher, do You not care that we are perishing?”
Yet those who wait for the Lord
Will gain new strength;
They will mount up with wings like eagles,
They will run and not get tired,
They will walk and not become weary.
From Thematic Bible
Dependence » Human weakness renders men dependent upon God
A Song of Ascents, of Solomon.
Unless the Lord
They labor in vain who build it;
Unless the Lord
The watchman keeps awake in vain.