Jesse M. Hendley
October 11, 1907---November 30, 1994
I want to speak to you today on just two words, "
TRUST GOD!" Just those two words, with a big
exclamation point after them. Trust God! Trust God!
Oh, wherever you are and whatever your condition, turn
with all your heart's trust unto God and to His Son
the Lord Jesus Christ.
My text is found in the 12th verse of Psalm 2.
"Blessed are all they that put their trust in Him."
That Hebrew word translated "blessed" is the Hebrew
word meaning literally, "Oh, the blessedness of all
those that put their trust in Him." Oh, the
blessedness! It's an exclamation. The Psalmist
contemplates the blessedness of the man that trusts
God until he exclaims, "Oh, the blessedness of all
those who put their trust in Him!"
You remember this Psalm that speaks of the heathen
raging and the people imagining vain things and the
rulers taking council against the Lord and against His
anointed. We are in a dark hour today as our leaders
assemble together to talk about peace, and they do not
even pray to God through our Lord Jesus Christ.
Surely we are in a dark hour when the rulers of the
world do not recognize God and His Christ.
But listen, "He that sitteth in the heavens shall
laugh." The real child of God knows Someone Who sits
in the heavens. That means that He is above earth.
He is above man; He is above the diplomats and the
leaders of our nations, and He is still God, sitting
on His throne.
Then He tells us about His King whom He hath
appointed, the Lord Jesus Christ, in verse 6. "Yet
have I set my king upon my holy hill of Zion."
Then verse 7. This king is none other than His own
beloved son. "I will tell the decree the Lord hath
said unto me, Thou art my son. This day have I
begotten thee. Ask of me and I will give thee the
heathen for thine inheritance and the uttermost parts
of the earth for thy possessio ...
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