Secrets to Overcoming | 7 Ways to Walk with God

We all face trials and times of testing, but our walk with God does not have to waver because of them. God created us to be more than overcomers! In His strength we can stay on the path God perfectly laid before us…

But there are things we can do to grow our walk with God. Things which help us to better hear God’s voice, know His heart, and follow in His footpaths. Join us below as we discover the secrets of God’s Word which propel us toward our season of overcoming!

Walk with God

From the moment we first accept the I AM as our God, we desire to walk with Him… but circumstances come, and sometimes, we stumble. In those moments, life may appear dark. But God did not create us to accept darkness, He created us to BRING light to the darkness. He created us to be overcomers!

The Word is filled with Godly wisdom and direction, which, when followed, can not only guide us in our walk with Him, but cause us to become overcomers!

Join us as we explore seven ways to walk with God—secrets to your overcoming!

1. Follow God

“Then Jesus spoke to them again, saying, ‘I am the light of the world. He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life.’”—John 8:12

“Then He said to them, ‘Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.’”—Matthew 4:19

“In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.”—Proverbs 3:6

“But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light; who once were not a people but are now the people of God, who had not obtained mercy but now have obtained mercy.”—1 Peter 2:9-10

“Nor is there salvation in any other, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.”—Acts 4:12

2. Operate in Love

“This is My commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.”—John 15:12

“Jesus said to him, ‘“You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.” This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like it: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” On these two commandments hang all the Law and the Prophets.’”—Matthew 22:37-40

“A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.”—John 13:34-35

“You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength.”—Deuteronomy 6:5

“Therefore you shall love the Lord your God, and keep His charge, His statutes, His judgments, and His commandments always.”—Deuteronomy 11:1

“Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I have become sounding brass or a clanging cymbal. And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, but have not love, it profits me nothing… And now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love.”—1 Corinthians 13:1-3, 13

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3. Understand that God is Just

“By awesome deeds in righteousness You will answer us, O God of our salvation, You who are the confidence of all the ends of the earth, and of the far-off seas;”—Psalm 65:5

“Beloved, do not avenge yourselves, but rather give place to wrath; for it is written, ‘Vengeance is Mine, I will repay,’ says the Lord.”—Romans 12:19

“…For the Lord is a God of justice…”—Isaiah 30:18

“For I, the Lord, love justice; I hate robbery…”—Isaiah 61:8

“For the Lord loves justice, and does not forsake His saints; they are preserved forever, but the descendants of the wicked shall be cut off. The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell in it forever.”—Psalm 37:28-29

4. Rejoice in God

“Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I will say, rejoice!”—Philippians 4:4

“And Hannah prayed and said: ‘My heart rejoices in the Lord; my horn is exalted in the Lord. I smile at my enemies, because I rejoice in Your salvation.’”—1 Samuel 2:1

“Glory in His holy name; let the hearts of those rejoice who seek the Lord!”—1 Chronicles 16:10

“Be glad in the Lord and rejoice, you righteous; and shout for joy, all you upright in heart!”—Psalm 32:11

“This is the day the Lord has made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.”—Psalm 118:24

5. Trust God

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding;”—Proverbs 3:5

“The righteous shall be glad in the Lord, and trust in Him. And all the upright in heart shall glory.”—Psalm 64:10

“Many sorrows shall be to the wicked; but he who trusts in the Lord, mercy shall surround him.”—Psalm 32:10

“Some trust in chariots, and some in horses; but we will remember the name of the Lord our God.”—Psalm 20:7

“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

6. Be Thankful

“Enter into His gates with thanksgiving, and into His courts with praise. Be thankful to Him, and bless His name.”—Psalm 100:4

“And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also you were called in one body; and be thankful.”—Colossians 3:15

“in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.”—1 Thessalonians 5:18

“Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! For His mercy endures forever.”—1 Chronicles 16:34

“So we, Your people and sheep of Your pasture, will give You thanks forever; we will show forth Your praise to all generations.”—Psalm 79:13

7. Be at Peace

“Then He arose and rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, ‘Peace, be still!’ And the wind ceased and there was a great calm.”—Mark 4:39

“These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.”—John 16:33

“You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on You…”—Isaiah 26:3

“Now may the Lord of peace Himself give you peace always in every way. The Lord be with you all.”—2 Thessalonians 3:16

“Depart from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.”—Psalm 34:14


While these seven secrets to overcoming may not include everything which God wants YOU to believe, receive, or do, they serve as important reminders. As tools each and every Believer needs to walk with God as an overcomer!

Beyond this, seek God and discover what He would have you refine in your walk with Him. He may have you focus on one of these seven things or something else entirely. But either way, His Word WILL confirm His answer to you. Meditate on His confirming scriptures; memorize them, but also implement them in your life. Through following God’s direction and Word, you will not only improve your walk with Him, you will be an overcomer!