What do you do to instill confidence in your life? Read a good book? Take a course in self-confidence? Brush up on your resume-skills?
God’s Word can instill confidence in our lives more than anything else if we really believe it. The Bible says “All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work” (2 Timothy 3:16-17, ESV). I believe a part of being “fully equipped for every good work” is having a confidence in God that will enable us to live differently than the rest of the world.
In the New Testament book of Romans alone there is an arsenal of confidence-building verses for the follower of Christ. Here are just five truths (all from Chapter 8) that will boost your confidence if you really believe them: