August 21, 2021

Bob Maas
"God is not human, that He should lie, not a human being, that He should change his mind. Does He speak and then not act? Does He promise and not fulfill?"
Numbers 23:19
"Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to Him, and He will make your paths straight."
Proverbs 3:5-6

Trusting God has become progressively easier for me over the years. The amazing thing about faith is watching how God honors His word. My natural tendency has always been to lean on my understanding and view everything that happens from my limited knowledge and experience. When I read one of God’s promises in Scripture and it contradicts what I have always believed to be true, I have a predicament. Do I believe Him or do I hold on to what I always thought was reality. Shortly after I started following Jesus I formed a presupposition that the Bible was inspired by God and the Holy Spirit is my teacher to guide me in understanding it. Now I realize that is a huge part of the foundation of my faith. It is much easier to believe Him because He has proven Himself to be faithful so many times. Faith is one of the greatest gifts He has given me and I am eternally grateful for it.