Trust in the Lord with all your heart

Trust in the Lord with all your heart

Proverbs 3:5-6, “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding.  In all your ways, acknowledge Him and He shall direct your paths.”

Even if it doesn’t make sense to you, follow the Lord’s lead according to His word.  Even if His direction doesn’t seem right, don’t trust your own judgment but trust His.

It’s tempting to think we know more than the Lord, but that’s where we have to decide; to trust Him or yourself. Continue Reading

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Always at the Crossroads

Fork in the road, crossroads

Jeremiah 6:16 “Thus says the Lord: “Stand in the ways and see, and ask for the old paths, where the good way is, and walk in it; Then you will find rest for your souls. But they said, ‘We will not walk in it.’”

If we had to come up with a newspaper headline describing what happened in this passage, it would be “Israel rejects God’s way”.  “Old path” refer to the ways of faith and obedience, the ways followed by Moses and the patriarchs. “Walk” indicates lifestyle.  Jeremiah encouraged the people of Israel not only to remember the old traditions of faith but also to live them. Continue Reading