When times are hard and no answers are ready, we are given the opportunity to grow our faith and become more like Jesus by trusting God to manage our trial. He warns us in His word that we will go through hard times. God offers us hope in that when the difficulties come, He will be with us. That’s the When and Will of trust.
Do you ever struggle to trust God? That’s where I was; wanting to more fully trust but lacking. Sometimes God has to get our attention different ways before we’ll listen. He got my attention on a 3 day beach trip. It was a confirmation to trust God. That was the start of my journey to better understand how to lean on Him and trust him more deeply.
What do we do when life doesn’t go as planned? Job loss, bankruptcy, a report from the doctor that wasn’t what we wanted, a friend’s betrayal. When difficult times come, where do we put our trust?
Have you ever wondered where God is? Or, why He has left you all alone? One thing we know for sure is that God promises He will never leave us. So, how do we know He is there? Read more as Nan Jones shares 5 practical ways to find evidence of God’s abiding presence in our suffering.
When we’re facing major life stressors, it’s more important than ever to trust God. The first step to trusting God with more intentionality is to identify what we need, then be honest with God about it. Through this exercise, I found peace in the seven names of God.