When we trust in ourselves

And in our capabilities,

There’s only so far that we can go

When breakthroughs we do see.

When we place trust in our careers

And in our finances too,

We can be thoroughly disappointed

When everything falls through.

When we place trust in certain people

And although they may wish well,

There may come a time they’ll disappoint

And heartache this may spell.

Because when we lean on the flesh

With our independence too,

We can become proud of our achievements

And exclude God from all we do.

But there may come a time

Where our world comes crashing down,

Where there’s monumental loss

And where friends are nowhere to be found.

But when we trust in God

And convey our heart to Him,

There is safety and there’s surety

With a joy and peace within.

Because He will never forsake us

Or disappoint us too,

But will work all things for our good

To guide in all we do.

When we trust in Jesus

We honour the sacrifice He made;

Whilst remembering the depth of His love

When His life for us He gave.

To trust in God is honourable

Since He is our Heavenly Father;

Our comforter and our deliverer

For now and ever-after.

(C) P.B. 2021

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.”  Proverbs 3:5-6

“Thus says the Lord:  ‘Cursed is the man who trusts in man and makes flesh his strength, whose heart departs from the Lord.’”  Jeremiah 17:5

“But those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint.”  Isaiah 40:31

“No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or else he will be loyal to the one and despise the other.  You cannot serve God and mammon.”  Matthew 6:24

“And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.”  Romans 8:28

“For He Himself has said, ‘I will never leave you nor forsake you.’”  Hebrews 13:5

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