Tag Archives: Trust

Why We Struggle to Pray

Thomas Watson, one of those old Puritans, nails us perfectly, when he wrote, “Jesus went more willingly to the cross than we do to the throne of grace.” Continue reading

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Why I Struggle to Pray

Some thoughts on why we don’t pray; and a call to prayer! Continue reading

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When You Fall

Perhaps the life of discipleship should come with a warning label. You will fall. You will struggle with sin, and you will often times lose that struggle. You will be embarrassed by your own behavior. You will wonder if God is going to give up on you. But that is not where the life of faith ends. Continue reading

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Christianity without a Safety Net

What we need very badly these days is a company of Christians who are prepared to trust God as completely now as they know they must do at the last day. Health and wealth and friends and hiding places will all be swept away and we shall have only God. To the man of pseudo faith that is a terrifying thought, but to real faith it is one of the most comforting thoughts the heart can entertain. Continue reading

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How I learned to stop worrying and love the Lord…

Do you trust God? Do you take Him at his word? Do you trust that God will provide your every need, your daily bread, that God has a plan to prosper you and to secure you in His fold? A reflection on Luke 12:22-31. Continue reading

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Believing is Seeing

For the Christian, “seeing is believing” is completely turned around by trusting in the promises of God. Continue reading

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My heart is not lifted up…

“O Lord, my heart is not lifted up; my eyes are not raised too high; I do not occupy myself with things too great and marvelous for me.” (Psalm 131:1 ESV) We don’t know the occasion that prompted the writing … Continue reading

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