18 Ways God Rewards Your Faith

When faced with the headaches and heartaches of life, where do you put your trust? Before I came to know Jesus as my Lord and Savior, I often placed my trust in:
  • My own abilities--which would either come through for me or fall short. 
  • My own wisdom--which was only limited to that which I knew. 
  • My own strength--which was only as strong as I was
  • My own possessions--which could get lost, malfunction, break down, etc. 
  • Other people--who may come through or disappoint because of their own busy lives and circumstances

Jeremiah points out, "Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, and whose hope is the LORD." Jeremiah 17:7 Oh how happy we are when we trust in the Lord, and make the LORD our hope! And the reason? When we are faithful to place our trust in the Lord, He is faithful to bless us. Below are 18 ways God rewards our faith. (Hebrews 11:6)

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18 Ways God Rewards Your Faith
When you are faithful to trust in the Lord....

1. You will be surrounded by mercy
Many sorrows shall be to the wicked; But he who trusts in the LORD, mercy shall surround him. Psalm 32:10

2.
You will be kept in perfect peace
You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on You, because he trusts in You. Isaiah 26:3

3.
You will be happy
He who heeds the word wisely will find good, and whoever trusts in the LORD, happy is he. Proverbs 16:20

4.
You will rejoice
For our heart shall rejoice in Him, because we have trusted in His holy name. Psalm 33:21

5.
You will be taken care of
Commit your way to the LORD, trust also in Him, and He shall bring it to pass. Psalm 37:5

6.
You will be delivered from your enemies
And the LORD shall help them and deliver them; He shall deliver them from the wicked, and save them, because they trust in Him. Psalm 37:40

7.
You will be kept safe
The fear of man brings a snare, but whoever trusts in the LORD shall be safe. Proverbs 29:25

8. 
You will be radiant
They looked to Him and were radiant, and their faces were not ashamed. (Psalm 34:5)

9.
You will not be put to shame
For the Scripture says, “Whoever believes on Him will not be put to shame.” Romans 10:11

10. You will be victorious
Thus the children of Israel were subdued at that time; and the children of Judah prevailed, because they relied on the LORD God of their fathers. 2 Chronicles 13:18

11. 
You will not be moved
Those who trust in the LORD are like Mount Zion, which cannot be moved, but abides forever. Psalm 125:1

12.
You will be prospered
He who is of a proud heart stirs up strife, but he who trusts in the LORD will be prospered. Proverbs 28:25

13.
You will be delivered
For I will surely deliver you, and you shall not fall by the sword; but your life shall be as a prize to you, because you have put your trust in Me,” says the LORD.’” Jeremiah 39:18

14.
You will be protected by God
As for God, His way is perfect; The word of the LORD is proven; He is a shield to all who trust in Him. Psalm 18:30

15.
You will have your prayers answered
And they were helped against them, and the Hagrites were delivered into their hand, and all who were with them, for they cried out to God in the battle. He heeded their prayer, because they put their trust in Him. 1 Chronicles 5:20

16.
You will be established
So they rose early in the morning and went out into the Wilderness of Tekoa; and as they went out, Jehoshaphat stood and said, “Hear me, O Judah and you inhabitants of Jerusalem: Believe in the LORD your God, and you shall be established; believe His prophets, and you shall prosper.” 2 Chronicles 20:20

17.
You will never thirst
And Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life. He who comes to Me shall never hunger, and he who believes in Me shall never thirst. John 6:35

18.
You will not be afraid
He will not be afraid of evil tidings; His heart is steadfast, trusting in the LORD. Psalm 112:7

O what peace we often forfeit,
O what needless pain we bear,
All because we do not carry
Everything to God in prayer! –Scriven
  
If you hope and trust are not in Jesus, don't miss out. God is just a prayer away. As long as you are still alive on this side of Heaven, it is never too late.

Questions for you: Which of these blessings mean the most to you?



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24 comments:

  1. Hi Brooke, thank you for linking up on Winsome Wednesday. I am adding this post to my list of favourites on my blog because I think it is so great and so practically written. God bless
    Tracy

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    1. Thanks, Tracy! So glad you enjoyed this. God bless you abundantly!

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  2. Dear Brooke
    What a wonderful post. Yes, there are so many different things we can trust and look to for security in a very insecure world. But all those things are false and just like sifting sand. The only tries foundation and Rock to build our lives on, is our Lord Jesus.
    Muck love from Janis' linky
    Mia

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    1. Thank you, Mia! You said it so perfectly, "There are so many different things we can trust and look to for security in a very insecure world. But all those things are false and just like sifting sand. The only true foundation and Rock to build our lives on, is our Lord Jesus." Amen! I love the shifting sand analogy. I can totally picture it. God bless you richly!

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  3. I think peace means the most to me- the peace that defies understanding! The peace that is a bulwark, a fort around me, which is one of the promises I confess and claim! Blessings to you! patsy

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    1. Great one, Patsy! Ah yes, the peace that surpasses all understanding. There is nothing like it. What people would pay to have the peace that surpasses all understanding, and yet God freely gives it to us when we trust in Him. (Isa. 26:3; Phil. 4:6-7) We are so blessed! God bless you immensely!

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  4. Brooke,
    Thanks for linking to Wednesday's Word. I love lists of Scriptures. I have a list of God's Promises.
    Blessings,
    Janis www.janiscox.com @authorjaniscox

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    1. You're so welcome, Janis! That's fantastic you have a list of God's Promises to encourage you and keep His promises in the forefront of your mind. God bless you incredibly!

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  5. I'm so thankful for His promises and the rewards of knowing Him. I'm visiting from the Faith-filled Friday link-up. Thanks for sharing!
    Jen :)

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    1. Beautifully said, Jen! "I'm so thankful for His promises and the rewards of knowing Him." Amen for the blessing upon blessings God pours out in our lives! God bless you richly!

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  6. #16- cause it's amazing how true it is- I am established when I just believe his word. Great post! Coming here from the Intentional Me link up!

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    1. Thanks, Ren! Oh, I love that promise! It truly is amazing how much God blesses us if we will have faith even as small as a mustard seed. He is so good to us! God bless you greatly!

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  7. I'm so glad we found your blog!! Thanks for linking up with us at One Sharendipity Place this weekend!
    Sue @thet2women.com

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    1. Thanks, Sue! You are a blessing! God bless you amply!

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  8. God is indeed reach in mercy. We all should see this list and know that belief in God is rewarding, not just here but hereafter too. Thanks a lot for sharing, visiting from Mom's Mingle. Do have a super blessed day!
    Love

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    1. Thanks, Ugochi! I love that God is rich in mercy! We can rejoice that His mercies are new every morning! You're right, we can rejoice too, that He has many rewards awaiting us in Heaven. I can't even imagine what He has in store for us. It is going to be breathtaking! God bless you greatly!

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  9. Oh yes, I love that He is our all in all and that He never fails us. Thanks for sharing this and linking up with me this week.

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    1. I love that He is our all in all, too! It is all-encompassing. He is all that we need now and all that we will need forevermore. Love it! We are so blessed! God bless you tremendously!

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  10. Oh my goodness ... needed all of this today. To be splashed by His faithfulness. Thank you.

    Delighted to meet you today. I hope you don't mind if I splash around a bit to get to know you. This looks like a refreshing place to dip onto goodness.

    Splashin'
    Sarah

    http://justsarahdawn.blogspot.com/2013/06/on-daddys-toes.html

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    1. Thanks, Sarah! So glad this blessed you! I hopped over to your blog and really enjoyed it! Will be back! God bless you massively!

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  11. Brooke...what a humbling list of blessings. God is so faithful to His children and we can always trust in Him. Thank you for sharing at WJIM this week. Blessings.

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    1. I agree, Naomi! It really is humbling, isn't is? When I think how much God blesses us in exchange for our faith it really is amazing. I am so glad, like you said, "God is so faithful to His children and we can always trust in Him." Amen! God bless you amply!

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  12. Wonderful blessing are our life with the lord in the HOly Spirits power to go moving an in joyful a journey in Christ and our thanksgiving are so big favor and love and rich pleasure daily in salty life with grace thanks and bless and joy for reward is comig forus,,keijo sweden

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    1. Amen! He is so good to us! Thanks for sharing! God bless you richly!

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Thank you for taking the time to share. May God bless you richly!