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Dictionary of Bible Themes – 8722 doubt, nature of
8722 doubt, nature of

8722 doubt, nature of

Doubt leads to insecurity and lack of trust concerning God’s willingness and ability to deliver his people. It also leads to a fear of people and situations.

Doubting God’s truth

Doubt as a questioning of God’s words Ge 3:1 See also Ge 3:4; Isa 5:19; Jer 17:15; 2Pe 3:4

Doubt as lack of faith Mt 21:21-22 pp Mk 11:23-24 See also Mt 17:20; Mk 6:6; Mk 16:14; Lk 17:6

Doubt as wavering Jas 1:6 See also 1Ki 18:21; Ro 4:20; Eph 4:13-14

Doubt as double-mindedness Jas 1:8 See also 2Ki 17:40-41; Lk 16:13; 1Co 10:21; Jas 4:8

Doubt as insecurity about relationship with God

Doubting God’s compassion Ps 77:7-9 See also Ps 90:13; Heb 12:5-6

Doubting God’s concern Job 30:20; Isa 49:14 See also Ps 13:1-2; Ps 22:1-2; Ps 35:17; Isa 40:27; Jer 8:18-22; La 3:8; Hab 1:2

Doubting God’s desire to deliver Jer 45:3 See also Ex 5:22-23; La 2:1-9; La 3:13-20

Doubting God’s ability to deliver Ps 78:18-22 See also Ex 14:10-12; Ps 78:41-43; Mt 8:26 pp Mk 4:39-40 pp Lk 8:24-25

Doubting God’s justice Jer 12:1 See also Job 9:23; Ps 73:13-16; Ps 82:2; Jer 15:16-18; Hab 1:13

Doubt as fear of people and situations

Mt 14:30-31 See also Ge 12:12-13; Ge 19:30; Ge 26:7; Jos 7:5; 1Sa 17:11; Isa 51:12-13

See also

1030God, compassion
1085God, love of
5877hesitation
8021faith
8615prayer, doubts
8702agnosticism
8720double-mindedness
8726doubters
8754fear
8834unbelief

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