Trust in the Lord

If you’ve been a Christian for more than five minutes, or even if you are not a believer, you have probably heard someone talk about trusting in the Lord.  It gets thrown around so much sometimes that it begins to lose meaning, but what does it mean to really trust in the Lord?  On a Friday afternoon in September, what does it look like to trust in the Lord?  In my time in the Word this morning I came upon three ways (certainly there are more) to be able to do that.

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One Hundred Fold

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“Peter began to say to him, “See we have left everything and followed you.’  Jesus said, “Truly, I say to you, there is no one who has left house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or lands, for my sake and for the gospel, who will not receive a hundredfold now in this time, houses and brothers and sisters and mothers and children and lands, with persecutions, and in the age to come eternal life, But many who are first will be last, and the last first.'” Mark 10:28-31

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Are you the young rich man?

rich-young-man-jesus“And he said to him, ‘Teacher, all these I have kept from my youth.’  And Jesus, looking at him, loved him and said to him, “You lack one thing go, sell all that you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.’  Disheartened by the saying, he went away sorrowful, for he had great possessions.”                                                                                                                    Mark 10: 20-22

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Monitor Your Heart

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“My son, be attentive to my words; incline your ear to my sayings.  Let them not escape from your sight; keep them within your heart.  For they are life to those who find them, and healing to all their flesh.  Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.” Proverbs 4:20-23

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