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Faith Is Trusting God (7 of 10)
Series: Faith Builders
I. THREE WAYS YOU CAN TRUST GOD
a. YOU CAN TRUST GOD BECAUSE HE IS TRUTHFUL.
b. YOU CAN TRUST IN GOD BECAUSE HE ALWAYS DOES THAT WHICH IS JUST.
c. YOU CAN TRUST IN GOD BECAUSE HE IS DEPENDABLE.
II. THINGS YOU CAN TRUST GOD TO
a. YOU CAN TRUST GOD TO FORGIVE YOUR SINS
b. YOU CAN TRUST GOD TO GIVE YOU GUIDANCE
c. YOU CAN TRUST GOD TO BE JUST.
Well, tonight, I want us to continue our thoughts about faith, and about what faith is. When we started this series of messages and series of lessons and studies on faith, we said several things about what faith is.
And, we gave several principles in that famous message on seven principles on growing faith, on which I had 8 points, but you may not know how that works, but you would just have to be here to know how that works. And, we want to continue that tonight.
We want to talk about: Faith is Trusting God. Faith is Trusting God: a very simple, but a very vital concept to a growing faith, and I want us to turn to Psalm 37, just for a moment, and there are several passages here in Psalm 37 that have tremendous encouragement to us in God's word.
Just a wonderful Psalm that gives us wonderful encouragement in the Lord. I want us to just begin in verse one tonight, and we can identify with the frustration of the Psalmist. The Lord says Psalm 37…
"1Fret not thyself because of evildoers, neither be thou envious against the workers of iniquity.
2For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb."
What are we to do if we are not to fret? Well, he says starting in verse 3:
"3Trust in the LORD, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.
4Delight thyself also in the LORD: and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.
5Commit thy way unto the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.
6And he shall bring forth thy righteousness as th ...
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