The Adventure of Trust
I really do appreciate it. And as I’m going what I wanted to is I wanted to tell you what I’m going to be praying for you. So we choose a church verse every year and its proverbs 3:5 & 6. And what I’m gonna be doing is I’m gonna be praying through that verse for you. So what I’m gonna be doing in the message today, what it is that I’m gonna be praying for you. So if you’re new to our church what I love about this, I love that you are here this weekend, cause you’re gonna see our church verse. Why we choose that, why it’s so important. You’ll understand what I’ll be praying for you. And I think you’ll get some great insights into who God is. If you’re a regular attender my hope is that this passage of scripture you’ll own in a whole new way. You’ll take it; my hope by the end of this is that you’ll have this verse memorized. It’s an easy verse Christians have memorized it for years. And it really is a profound text so all of you that have brought your bibles, you’ve got your Ipads, Iphones, you know take them out, blessings to you, I love that you bring God’s word. Please keep doing that. And turning your bibles to Proverbs 3:5&6 because what I’d love for you to do is to mark this. Even to put 2012 by it so that you remember this is the verse God gave us as a church. Let’s read it together, it’s on the screens and your bibles. Let’s fill God’s house with God’s word. 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 path straight.
First phrase in this is trust in the Lord. And if there is one phrase that so profoundly simply elegantly captures the essence of what it means to be a Christian a Christ follower there it is. Trust in the lord. Profound statement. Now I think for most of us when we heart the idea of trust in the Lord we automatically kinda think of a contract. Ok I’ll trust in the Lord. And I that means he’ll give me a problem for my lif ...
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