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The Value of Trust (5 of 7)
Series: RESTORING LOST VALUES
If you have your Bibles this morning, I want you to turn to Proverbs, chapter 3. The wisest man in all the Old Testament wrote the book of Proverbs, under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit – Solomon.
Today, we are always looking for the place to get the right kind of advice. I noticed that on television, they just had an unbelievable amount of advertisement for those who would give investment advice. They have the Physic Hotline for those seeking advice for their life. Then they have all kinds of shows that tell you how to garden and how to sew and how to cook and how to do this and that and the other. People are looking for advice.
I want to tell you the greatest advice that you can find is in the Word of God. Just think about getting advice from the wisest man in the Old Testament. His name was Solomon, a very wealthy man, a man who knew how to invest, knew how to govern, who knew how to run businesses. Here's a man who gives a tremendous word of advice.
We've been talking about values. We talked about truth. We talked about the value of the soul. We talked about the values that have been lost in our country. Today, we are going to talk about the value of trust. Who can you trust?
We are living in a time when all the news magazines and all the reporters have emphasized again and again that people in America don't trust anybody anymore.
I was looking the other day at a list of the least trusted people in America and the most trusted people in America. It was very interesting in that list to see that among those who are the least trusted in this country are telemarketers, used car salesmen and at the bottom of the barrel – politicians. Well, that shouldn't surprise any of us.
The most trusted people in America, the two most trusted professions are pastors and pharmacists. But I want to tell you that you can't even trust them all the time. ...
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