Apr 18, 2012

WEDNESDAY IN THE WORD

Did you know that according to the Gallup poll, most women are worried about time, family, health and money? Mercy in the economy that we are living in how can we not? RIGHT?


I taught a Bible study on 2007 called "Living Above Worry and Stress" (a women of faith series) I must have NEEDED it again as I taught it again in 2011! 

 I've always heard that 90% of what we worry about never comes to pass. That may be very true but I think the root of our problem is TRUSTING GOD! 


I have found myself saying yes Lord, I trust you in all things! BUT DO I REALLY? As women we are just known for "fixing" things aren't we?
 

Whether it be a child's knee, a relationship, or the outcome of a medical test...we want to fix it!


But here is the real deal of things...until we decide that WE are going to ALLOW GOD to be in control and do as HE WILLS we will never have a PEACE. 


John 14:27 says "Peace I leave with you; My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Do not let your heart be troubled, nor let it be fearful.

The times in my life that I have tried to fix things without God it only led to worry, frustration and a weak minded spirit. 

When I have tried to fix things by using all the EARTHLY resources I had and it still didn't work that is when I laid it before the King of Kings...at THE CROSS!

 
When I finally done that do you know what happened? GOD TOOK OVER! It was almost as if He said, "Okay, now that you have TRIED to FIX things with YOUR resources to no avail, give it to me!


It has been those times that when I TRULY gave it to HIM that no matter what the outcome was I had a peace. A peace that passed all understanding knowing that GOD was in control and not me. 

Phillippians 4:7 says: "And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus".

Definition of TRUST:  : assured reliance on the character, ability, strength, or truth of someone or something : one in which confidence is placed:dependence on something future or hope.
Do we think JESUS can be trusted?.

One of my favorite scriptures is:

Proverbs 3:5-6 (New International Version)

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.
 
Oh I pray that I will trust Him more!  
 
See you Friday for Friday Favorites!
 
Hugs and blessings, Cindy















6 comments:

  1. Just saw your post pop up in Facebook. This is very timely indeed....cause I'm truly a "fixer upper"....in more ways than one. I try to be one...but truly need to let God work on me!!! Thanks so much for this post...I needed it!

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  2. Needed this today. Need to Trust my Lord completely. I find myself saying I do and even giving Him the issues at hand only to take them back! Thanks for this post. I needed this TODAY! Connie Royals

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  3. So true! I struggle with letting go and leaving it in our Lord's hands on a daily basis.I have no idea why. I have been working on this everyday. Good post Cindy!

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  4. WOW! We do allow the words to fall from our lips "I trust God" so easily don't we. I tend to find myself trusting when things are going my way....But when I they aren't and I can't control the situation that is when I realize I am not trusting the Lord. Oh Lord forgive me. Thanks for this post. Looking forward to Friday Favorites.
    Nita B

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  5. You are ight, Cindy. We do have to leave it in God's hands. He has all the answers....Christine

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  6. Wonderful words, Cindy! Worry drains the life and joy right out of us. Plastering our face on Jesus brings His peace that passes all understanding. Blessings!

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Hugs and blessings, Cindy