Proverbs 28:26 Whoever trusts in his own mind is a fool, but he who walks in wisdom will be delivered. Trusting in your own mind, in your own heart, is the opposite of trusting in the Lord. Look at the contrast: be a fool or be delivered. Remember the words of Proverbs 3:5 and 6? … More Be a fool or be delivered.
Though the fig tree do not blossom, nor fruit be on the vines, the produce of the olive fail, and the fields yield no food, the flock be cut off from the fold, and there be no herd in the stalls, yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will joy in the God of … More Trusting in God…completely
Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind. 9 Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, bless, for to this you were called, that you may obtain a blessing. (1 Peter 3:8-9) John Piper, in a sermon, “Your Calling … More Go on trusting in God’s future grace.
I grew up in a home where we were urged to memorize scripture, including Proverbs 3:5: “Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight.” What a great reminder: Trust in the Lord with all … More Trust in the Lord with all your heart.
Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life. 1 John 5:12 John Piper gives this illustration to help us understand: In the film, Passage to India, there was a young Indian doctor who had been arrested for allegedly assaulting a young English woman in India. The … More The connection between TRUSTING and HAVING
John Piper, with an analogy to help us fight against the unbelief of anxiety: Suppose you are in a car race and your enemy who doesn’t want you to finish the race throws mud on your windshield. The fact that you temporarily lose sight of your goal and start to swerve does not mean that … More Will you turn on the windshield wipers and use the washer fluid?
Isaiah 33:2-6 O Lord, be gracious to us; we wait for you. Be our arm every morning, our salvation in the time of trouble. 3 At the tumultuous noise peoples flee; when you lift yourself up, nations are scattered, 4 and your spoil is gathered as the caterpillar gathers; as locusts leap, it is leapt upon. 5 The … More He will be the STABILITY of your times!
Steve Zeisler, of Peninsula Bible Church, in a sermon, “The Heart of Wisdom” Proverbs 3:5 is a memory verse for many of us. Perhaps you grew up in a Sunday School class or some other place where you were urged to memorize Proverbs 3:5: “Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not … More Trust in the Lord, not in yourself!
At that time Hanani the seer came to Asa king of Judah and said to him, “Because you relied on the king of Syria, and did not rely on the Lord your God, the army of the king of Syria has escaped you. Were not the Ethiopians and the Libyans a huge army with very many chariots … More Trust in the Lord and not in yourself
Because you did not carry it the first time, the Lord our God broke out against us, because we did not seek him according to the rule.” So the priests and the Levites consecrated themselves to bring up the ark of the Lord, the God of Israel. And the Levites carried the ark of God on their shoulders … More Spurgeon: He wants no help from you; No mixing with Jesus