Chapter Three – “I need Security. Who Can I trust?”

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Related Scriptures

(Paraphrases of some Scripture verses related to our first core need of security.)

Deuteronomy 32:3-4   God is my Rock. His works are perfect.

Psalm 23:1                  The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not be in want.

Psalm 46:10                I can be still and know that God is God.

Romans 8:1-2              I am free forever from condemnation.

Romans 8:28               I am assured that all things work together for good.

Romans 8:31-34          I am free from any condemning charges against me.

Romans 8:35-39          I cannot be separated from the love of God.

2 Corinthians 1:21-22 I have been established, anointed, and sealed by God.

Philippians 1:6            I am confident that the good work that God has begun in me will be perfected.

Philippians 3:20          I am a citizen of heaven.

2 Timothy 1:7              I have not been given a spirit of fear but of power, love, and a sound mind.

Hebrews 4:16              I can find grace and mercy in time of need.

1 John 5:18                 I am born of God and the evil one cannot touch me.

Choosing Jesus as Your Personal Lord and Savior

I’m so glad you’re checking out information about establishing your security in God through a relationship with Jesus Christ. As I wrote in chapter three, making a decision to place your total trust in Christ is the most important thing you can ever do.

For years, I’ve respected the ministry of Larry Moyer, the Founder and CEO of EvanTell ( All of us at Celebrate Kids are excited to be partnering with EvanTell for our Authentic Life Initiative. You can read about that at the “Authentic Life” link in the sidebar or click here.

If you click on the link below, you’ll connect to EvanTell’s clear and simple explanation of personal faith. May God use it to encourage and inspire you!

Koch, K.A. (2005). Finding authentic hope and wholeness: 5 questions that will change your life. Chicago, IL: Moody Publishers. (Relevant to chapter 3: Security: Who Can I Trust?)

Kathy Koch, Ph.D., President, Celebrate Kids, Inc.

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