A lot of us put our trust in a chair to hold us. We put our trust in people to be there for us, love, care, and help out when we need them. We trust in an airplane to take us to and from a destination without crashing. We trust in the news. it is easy to trust in something or someone we can see and especially with a proven track record. However, things can wear out, and people can fail you because they are imperfect, Everything that is good and perfect comes from God. God works through people and things to bless His people. David was a man after God’s own heart because He trusted God in the midst of every situation, he repented, and he worshipped God in spite of his failures and imperfections.
Psalm 20:7 NIV:7 Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the Lord our God.
Romans 11:33-36 Amplified Version: 33 Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are His judgments and decisions and how unfathomable and untraceable are His ways! 34 For who has known the mind of the Lord, or who has been His counselor? 35 Or who has first given to Him that it would be paid back to him? 36 For from Him [all things originate] and through Him [all things live and exist] and to Him are all things [directed]. To Him be glory and honor forever! Amen.
Jeremiah 17:5;7: New Living Translation: 5 This is what the Lord says:“Cursed are those who put their trust in mere humans, who rely on human strength.7 “But blessed are those who trust in the Lord and have made the Lord their hope and confidence.
Psalm 1:3 Amplified: 3 Indeed, none of those who [expectantly] wait for You will be ashamed;Those who turn away from what is right and deal treacherously without cause will be ashamed (humiliated, embarrassed).
Personal Testimony: The second source of income from my sister in the home was gone. We just closed on the home and my sister job closed down. God gave me the scripture Isaiah 43 that He was with me through the fire and He is doing a new thing. The scripture gave me a calm when God spoke to me doing my quiet time. I held onto the word . I continued to tithe and give an offering to my church. My dad and mom came by my house one day and said God put on his heart to buy groceries for me. I broke down and cried because we had nothing to eat in the cabinets. God was working through my parents to supply our needs. My brothers gave us money without us asking for it. God was working through them. I was totally dependant on God.Shun wrote down what type of employment she wanted and did an online business while waiting on a door to open. God answered her prayers and gave her exactly what she believed God for: employment near home, and great pay. The mortgage company was gracious to us. God was with us through the fire, He stayed true to His word. All I had to do was trust Him.
Put your trust in God’s name! You won’t be put to shame!
Prayer: God thank you for being my Shepherd I have everything I need. I repent of trusting in people and things more than I do your word to guide me through every aspect of life. God it is to you, from you, and through you I am able to obtain any good thing in life. I am thankful for the people you have in my life, but it is you working through them. I am grateful for the things I have that you used people to create them. I give you my trust no matter how dark it gets. Some trust in chariots or people, but I trust in Jesus. Thank you God for the victory! In Jesus name! Amen!