Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, And whose hope is the Lord

“Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, And whose hope is the Lord. For he shall be like a tree planted by the waters, Which spreads out its roots by the river, And will not fear when heat comes; But its leaf will be green, And will not be anxious in the year of drought, Nor will cease from yielding fruit.

Jeremiah 17:7-8 NKJV

There is great blessing in simply trusting in the Lord.  In this life we will face trials and tribulations.  We will faces many storms on our journey with Jesus.  But through everything we face God will sustain us.  He will sustain us by His grace and power.  As we grow in Christ we learn to trust the Lord more and more in all situations.

Growing in Christ is a very uncomfortable thing.  Because what God is continually doing is He is challenging us.  He is pruning us and cutting away the aspects of our sinful selfish nature and He is replacing it with the character and nature of Christ.  He has given us His word each day to feed off of because the enemy is continually trying to bombard our minds with lies and deceptions.

God is faithful in every situation.  The dreams and desires He has placed within us, He will be faithful to complete and fulfill.  Many times the enemy will fill our hearts and minds with doubts and fears that some how God has forgotten us or somehow we have missed it.  But as we abide in Him each day and walk closely with Him we will be like a tree planted by the waters, which spreads out its roots by the river.  Hold fast my friends, God is always faithful.  He is leading and guiding us each day and preparing us for His glory.

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