Where in the Bible does it say do not put the Lord your God to the test?
Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.
The World English Bible translates the passage as: Jesus said to him, “Again, it is written, ‘You shall not test the Lord, your God.
How was God tested at Massah?
The Biblical text states that the Israelites argued with Moses about the lack of water, with Moses rebuking the Israelites for testing Yahweh, hence the name Massah, which means testing. Psalm 95, a call to worship and obedience, recalls the incident at Massah: O that today you would listen to his voice!
What does Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God mean?
The correct scripture is ‘do not put the Lord your God to the test’ which basically means; do not call on the Lord just to see if he will show up or is if he is real.
Where in the Bible does it say God helps those who help themselves?
Proverbs – The horse is made ready for the day of battle, but victory rests with the Lord. Matthew 5:3-4 – God blesses those who realize their need for him; and who mourn will be comforted.