It all comes down to one word…trust.

Really it does.
Fear brings worry.

When I’m in a situation that I can’t change, it’s all about trusting the One who holds the world in His hands.

If I’m scared, it’s probably because I am trusting in my own strength and feeling inadequate- as well I should!

Trust.

Psalms 9:10
10 Those who know Your name will trust in You,
for You, LORD, have never forsaken those who seek You.
NIV

Psalms 13:5-6
5 But I trust in Your unfailing love;
my heart rejoices in Your salvation.
6 I will sing to the LORD,
for He has been good to me.
NIV

Psalms 20:7
7 Some trust in chariots and some in horses,
but we trust in the name of the LORD our God.
NIV


Psalms 25:1-2
To You, O LORD, I lift up my soul;
2 in You I trust, O my God.
NIV


Psalms 62:8
8 Trust in Him at all times, O people;
pour out your hearts to Him,
for God is our refuge.
NIV

It’s simple.

Trust.

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Comments

  1. ukrainiac says:

    When our daughter left to live in Kathmandu, Nepal, I realized that I could no longer protect her myself from the world. But I knew that there was One who loved her even more than I (which I frankly find hard to believe!), and, though I could not see her, He could. I have rested in His sovereign care for her. (And remind myself of this when the news shows military coups, or when her twin visited her last year and they enacted a shoot-to-kill curfew each evening.) I agree wholeheartedly with you that the key word is TRUST. And we all must TRUST that He who is able to do more than we would even ask, He who loves our children even more than we do, He who can actually see the situations our children are in — HE will be with them AND us throughout it all.Thanks for your transparency.

  2. This is a big word in my life right now. Do I trust?Oswald Chambers was along these lines this morning. Will I just step out in the dark and trust that He is there?Or will I say, Yes Jesus,but….."How I pray I will step out and not look back.By faith Sharon……….

  3. Naomi Dalton says:

    Thank you Sue!! I needed that today. Sometimes I still want to trust my own way of living instead of trusting what God has for me and what God is able to do for me.Have a great day

  4. This is one of my favorite verses:Romans 10:1111 As the Scripture says, "Anyone who trusts in him will never be put to shame."NIVHe's proven that over and over to us, hasn't He?!?Love ya,Leigh

  5. This is one of my favorite verses:Romans 10:1111 As the Scripture says, "Anyone who trusts in him will never be put to shame."NIVHe's proven that over and over to us, hasn't He?!?Love ya,Leigh

  6. redmaryjanes says:

    Amen, so why when I know that this is true do I find myself worrying at times? Thank you for this wonderful post. It always does my heart and soul good to come here.

  7. Trust such a small word and yet it seems so big! Thanks for the post. I have to admit I have had a hard time looking at your site yet I am very proud of matt.

  8. I really needed to hear this right now. Thanks, Sue.Blessings,~toni~

  9. Trust in THE LORDwith ALLyour heartandLEAN NOTon your own understandingin ALL your waysacknowledge Himand HE SHALLdirect your paths…..amen friend. i heard someone once say that fear is "evil faith" because you are putting trust and faith in something bad.eee. ick. shalom and love,

  10. Thank you for this. I just stumbled upon your blog and your latest post couldn't have come at a better time.

  11. Simple, yet powerful truth.Imagine how hurt we would be if someone we dearly loved did not trust us….How must HE feel?Makes trust a little bit easier don't you think?

  12. CrownLaidDown says:

    Trusting with you, Sue! For your son and for your future…mine, too.Is your son going to be here in the Springs?Praying for you, Friend. He is worthy of our Trust.Love,holly

  13. Your thoughts and words are precious to me, thank you! Let's get "caught" trusting our God!!!

  14. It is so true. What a great post. My new found friend wrote about the very same thing on her blog yesterday.You can find her on my list of friends- Especially HeatherBlessings,we gotta do coffee~!!!

  15. Monkey Giggles says:

    so, so , true.

  16. So needed this today, Sue. Thanks for posting about TRUST. Circumstances today definitely made this issue come to the forefront for our family.Have a great weekend!