Posts tagged with ‘Trust’

7/1/22 GOD HAS STORED UP HIS GOODNESS FOR THOSE WHO TRUST IN HIM

by Barry Lovett

“Have mercy on me, O Lord…; my eye wastes away with grief yes, my soul and my body!” Psalm 31:9 Many of the Psalms, often called “the Bible’s songbook”, were born out of struggle. They capture our disappointments and fears, yet they always point us toward the faithful love of God. David wrote many of the […]

6/10/22 FOLLOW CHRIST, NOT THE CROWD

by Barry Lovett

“My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me.” John 10:27 The Bible often refers to human beings as sheep. Like sheep we are easily distracted and susceptible to group influence. We would rather follow the crowd than the wisdom of the Shepherd. I am glad the Bible also describes sheep in a […]

6/8/22 GOD CAN BE TRUSTED TO DO WHAT IS RIGHT

by Barry Lovett

“Shall we indeed accept good from God, and shall we not accept adversity?” Job 2:10 If you and I are baffled by the suffering of good people, we can put the question squarely before God, argue with Him if we must, and struggle with our doubts, but let’s not blame Him. God has assured us in His […]

5/9/22 NO MATTER WHAT IS IN FRONT OF YOU, GOD IS ALWAYS BEHIND YOU

by Barry Lovett

“The battle is not yours, but God’s.” II Chronicles 20:15 The Israelites praised God in the middle of a dangerous challenge. A large group of warriors had gathered to destroy them. After humbly asking God for help, King Jehoshaphat appointed a choir to march out into battle in front of the Israelite army. The choir sang: “Praise […]

4/25/22 YOU CAN TRUST GOD IN THE DARK AS WELL AS IN THE LIGHT

by Barry Lovett

“The eternal God is your refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms.” Deuteronomy 33:27 These words remind us that when believers die, they are safely carried by the Lord to their home in heaven. The everlasting arms of our loving Lord are there to catch and hold us. There’s no safer place of resting than His everlasting […]