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Trust

Proverbs 3:5 Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. 6 In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

The day held much in store.  My list of “things to do” seemed to be a mile long, and each “thing” was important.  It was all overwhelming.  I didn’t know where to begin.  Then an anagram I had learned many years ago came to my mind.  I let out a sigh of relief as I remembered:

TRUST

To
Rest
Utterly
Surrendering
Totally

TRUST

I had almost forgotten.  I could trust the Lord to direct my path.  I just needed to acknowledge my need for His help.

Reflecting On God’s Word

What does this today hold for you?  Are you lonely?  Overwhelmed?  In a struggle with a family member or a boss or your own self?  Are you facing an illness, or a task that seems too big?  The Lord knows.  He sees.  Stop for a moment, take a breath, and rest.  Determine to trust Him.   Place your circumstances into His hands.  Ask Him to help.  Then rest utterly.  Surrender totally.  Listen for His voice.  He will speak to you.  Trust. 

Our Prayer

Thank you Lord.  Thank you that I can trust you with my days.  That I can rest in You as I go about my way.  That I do not need to strive, but to look to you for strength and wisdom.  Lord, I pray for Your strength and wisdom.  I pray for your peace.  I surrender this day to you.  I choose to TRUST.  I choose to walk in your peace.  I choose to rest in the knowledge of Your Love.  In Jesus’ Name.  Amen.

God’s Word

Psalm 37:5  Commit thy way unto the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass

Psalm 73:28  But it is good for me to draw near to God: I have put my trust in the Lord  GOD, that I may declare all thy works.

Psalm 91:2  I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.

Isaiah 30:21 And thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This is the way, walk ye in it, when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left.

Jeremiah 31:3 Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore with lovingkindness have I drawn thee.

One thought on “Trust

  1. Again, great wisdom; and said beautifully!
    This along with Peace, not confusion are words I needed today. Thanks Chris. You are a blessing to read and to share.

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