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Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord
And whose trust is the Lord.
For he will be like a tree planted by the water,
That extends its roots by a stream
And will not fear when the heat comes;
But its leaves will be green,
And it will not be anxious in a year of drought
Nor cease to yield fruit.

Like a tree planted by the water that extends its roots by a stream
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By a Thread. We are on the home stretch. Maybe you've encountered different or difficult circumstances that required you to trust over this 40 Day Journey. When the Lord placed the 40 Days of Trust on my heart I was faced with some very difficult circumstances shortly after the first post was written. My trust in Him was put to the test. There were times when I felt as if I was hanging on by a thread. Did any of you feel this way?

Observations. Because of the difficulties the Lord allowed me to experience I was able to see more of Him. Here are some things I learned about God along the way:

  • God may provide a friend to encourage you when you are faced with difficult circumstances. We see this in Scripture when David was plagued by Saul and Jonathan comes to encourage him.1 Samuel 23:16
  • God may allow us to experience insurmountable or impossible circumstances so that we learn to trust Him and depend upon His ability. We also see this when David was called upon to fight Goliath from Gath. David was no match for this giant but he trusted fully and completely in God for deliverance. I Samuel 17

What are some things that God taught you about Himself as you went on this 40 Day Journey?




There will be one more post this week on Trust where we will interact with one of the 40 Days of Trust members!









This post also appeared on http://www.missionalwomen.com/faith-filled-friday-blog-link-up.html

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