Tag Archives: Trust

If Only

Then Joshua cried out, “Sovereign Lord, why did you bring us across the Jordan River if you are going to let the Amorites kill us? If only we had been content to stay on the other side! (Joshua 7:7 NLT) … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Afraid – I’ll Take Care Of You

Lessons I’ve Learned From Buddy the Dog – Part 2 – Trust But when I am afraid, I will put my trust in you. (Psalm 56:3 NLT) Last summer we had dramatic thunderstorms two nights in a row here in Central … Continue reading

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Jude and the Brick Step

One day when Jude was arriving at Grandma’s house for his after-shopping time with the grandparents, he fell coming up the front steps. He was, as usual, carrying an armload of toys, and he missed a step and fell, hitting … Continue reading

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Brennan Manning – Ruthless Trust Part 2

The way of trust is a movement into obscurity, into the undefined, into ambiguity, not into some predetermined, clearly delineated plan for the future. The next step discloses itself only out of a discernment of God acting in the desert … Continue reading

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Brennan Manning – Ruthless Trust Part 1

In the arc of my unremarkable life, wherein the victories have been small and personal, the trials fairly pedestrian, and the failures large enough to deeply wound me and those I love, I have repeated endlessly the pattern of falling … Continue reading

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For Joy – Psalm 47:1

Scripture: Come, everyone, and clap your hands for joy! Shout to God with joyful praise! (Psalm 47:1 NLT) The word “joy” shows up a lot in the Bible… Shout with joy! Clap your hands for joy! The joy of the … Continue reading

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