Sunday, March 2, 2008

Week 8 - TRUST

This past week's word was TRUST. Another one of those words we throw around daily with an idea of what it actually means, but do you really?

I didn't, so I looked it up. I told you I love the dictionary. It's a very cool tool!

To TRUST is to be assured of the ability, character, strength, and truth of something or someone. That is quite a shoe to fill - to be so "good" that another person can be assured of your ability, character, and strength. That what you say and what you do are true. Always. And to rest in the fact that person you are putting your trust in will be all these things. All the time.

I for one, am not that "good." I will fail and disappoint those I love, more often than not unintentionally.

God, however, will not. By His very nature, He cannot fail. His ability and strength are all encompassing. His love is beyond measure or comprehension. His character is perfect - He is love, peace, joy, meekness, patience. He is long suffering, slow to anger and rich in mercy and grace. His Word is true. Always.

I can TRUST Him. Always. I can be assured that He is who He says He is and that He will do what He says He will do. I can be assured that when His Word says He loves me and delights in me, that it is so. I can TRUST that I am the apple of His eye and that He loves me with an everlasting love. That He will never leave me or forsake me. That I am forgiven and redeemed and one day, I will see Him face to face.

What or whom do you TRUST?

1 comment:

Patter Cross said...

Just awesome! Love how you looked up the word trust and your journaling here on your blog! Wonderful! TFS!