Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.
God is love and He cares for the creatures He has made. Like as a father pitieth his children, so the Lord pitieth them that fear Him. Psalm 103:13.
Moreover, Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God. 1 John 3:1.
What a precious privilege is this, that we may be sons and daughters of the Most High.
And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; If so be that we suffer with Him, that we may be also glorified together. Romans 8:17.
Therefore, let us trust God in the darkness as well as in the day.
Furthermore, who is more worthy of our confidence than the Son of God who has made a such great sacrifice for our redemption?
For our sake He left the happiness and glory of heaven and suffered poverty and shame, cruel affliction and a terrible death?
Then, will we not:
- take the cup of salvation, and call upon the name of the Lord? Psalm 116:13.
- show trust in Him who has called us out of darkness into His marvelous light. 1 Peter 2:9.
Jesus watches with intense interest our:
- heavenward progress and earnest efforts
- moral ups and downs, hopes and fears
- conflicts and victories.
God with us and for us
Christ’s cross on Calvary gives us a bold assurance in the Godhead of the:
- amazing, unconditional and unfailing love towards humanity
- eternal interest in the creation made in their image
- constant beneficence to sustain life in the meantime on rebellious earth
- exceedingly better way for humans, prepared from eternity.
What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?
He that spared not His own Son, but delivered Him up for us all, how shall He not with Him also freely give us all things? Romans 8:31, 32.
And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also. John14:3.
Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love Him. 1 Corinthians 2:9.
Trust in the Lord and you will never be confounded or ashamed. Isaiah 50:7.
In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths. Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the Lord, and depart from evil.
It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones. Proverbs 3:6-8.
It is better to trust in the Lord than to put confidence in man and princes. Psalm 118:8, 9.
The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in Him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise Him.
The Lord is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.
The Lord is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in Him.
Read more verses from Proverbs, chapter 3 here.
Listen to the entire chapter
You Might Also Like
The new spirit is the Spirit of God in us. And I will put My Spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and ye shall keep my judgments, and do them.
Moreover, ye shall be my people, and I will be your God. Ezekiel 36:27, 28.
Thus when we are born of the Spirit, we’ll remember our evil ways and doings that were not good, and will strongly dislike ourselves in our own sight for our iniquities and abominations. Ezekiel 36:31.
For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ.
For it is God which worketh in us both to will and to do of His good pleasure. Philippians 2:13.
Thus we are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone;
Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God; 1 John 3:1.
At the cross, Christ ransoms His people with His own blood.
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16.
Why Wait Longer?
Your Creator And Redeemer Longs For You – Take Him At His Word
The Spirit of God is pleading with you to seek for those things that alone can give you peace and rest – the grace of Christ and the joy of holiness.
Give to Christ your guilt and fear today. He can satisfy the craving of your heart. Believe the Son of God.
His hand is stretched out still. Why wait longer?
Find out more resources
Receive new content