26th week: Hold me Jesus - TRUST! Trusting in God means trusting in His Word. The Bible says He has exalted His Word even above His name.
“Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed? (For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things. But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you. Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.” Matthew 6:31-34 (KJV)
We say we trust the Lord. Shall we trust His Word then? Shall we stop worrying about our future? Shall we have confidence that the Lord is sufficient, that He knows what we need and that He is well able to bless us more than enough, to overflowing, so that we can be a blessing to this world? Shall we start seeking His kingdom purposes first; His agendas, His mission, His heart desires, His passions, His will and plans?
The Living Bible says in these same scriptures in Matthew 6:31-34: “So don’t worry at all about having enough food and clothing. Why be like the heathen? For they take pride in all these things and are deeply concerned about them. But your heavenly Father already knows perfectly well that you need them. And he will gladly give them to you if you give him first place in your life. So don’t be anxious about tomorrow. God will take care of your tomorrow too. Live one day at a time.” So, hold me Jesus!
See? Just live daily in His Presence and daily in His plans and purposes for your life! Living one day at a time does not mean to say: “I am alive today and I don’t care about tomorrow”. No! It means that our walk with God is a daily walk. Why worrying about what comes tomorrow if everyday, we get up with His mission on our mind? When we do His will daily, it will become our life and passion. We will give Him and His purposes first place in our lives. Then, being His servants, the Lord will gladly give us all we need. Yet, even when He does, because we will be consumed by His heart’s desires, we will not take pride in our possessions and blessings, neither will we be concerned about them in the wrong way, but we will be using them for serving the Lord and His people. That will show the difference between us and the heathen. Why be like the heathen?
Hold me Jesus - TRUST
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