Friday, July 20, 2018

Proverbs 3:5-6

In whom do you place your trust?  How much do you trust that person?  Could you trust him or her with your very life?  Today’s letter will encourage us to trust someone with every facet of life, even your sport.

In Proverbs chapter 3 and verses 5 and 6 we read, “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight.”

To trust someone is to place you faith in that person, to give him or her a measure of control of your fate.  That’s scary for most of us.  This verse says to trust God with all your heart.  Not with 50% of your heart but 100% of it.  We’re not given the luxury of hedging our bets and leaving an easy escape route.  This requires real commitment.

Even scarier is that it is our heart with which we’re asked to trust Him.  More valuable than your body or your mind is your heart.  He wants you to trust Him with 100% of your inmost being. 

The great thing for us is that God is also 100% trustworthy.  He won’t trick us or leave us hanging when we commit ourselves to His trust.  He can be trusted in all matters of life to pursue our best interest with an unlimited amount of power, wisdom and love.  What a deal!

In today’s competition, trust the Lord to enable you to make the plays you dream about.  Trust Him to help you be a team leader.  Trust Him to help you battle injury, doubt and frustration.  Remember trust Him 100% because He’s 100% trustworthy.  Have a great game!

Bible Reading Plan:
Luke 11:37-54
II Thessalonians 1:8-12
Psalms 145
II Chronicles 20-21