During the difficult trials, my trust muscle often seems weak. Sometimes, we make situations more complicated than they really are. One morning, I gained clarity on how to simplify trusting God. It’s really not complicated to trust God more.
I’m not a mountain climber, and I don’t play one on TV, but as I looked around me, mountains surrounded me. Have you ever been in the valley, looking up at the enormity of the mountain, yet feeling ill-equipped for the trek? When a mountain obscures our path, trusting God is the first step toward throwing that mountain into the sea.
Have you ever felt like Jesus was calling you out to a place that required you to trust in Him wholeheartedly? A place where you had to readjust your focus so you could keep your eyes on Him? God often calls us to walk into the unknown.
Have you ever felt like you were stuck? Going around and around the same lesson time after time? It’s often because of our own hesitant obedience or lack of trust. In Proverbs 3:5-6, God tells us to trust Him. How do we effectively trust God with all of our heart?
When difficulties come, so often our first response is to ask “why?” The answer to “why” rarely brings peace. Can we trust God in fearful, difficult circumstances? Even when we don’t know the answer to “why?”