What trusting God looks like

What does it mean to trust in God? If you haven’t yet trusted in God, it is actually going to be difficult to understand fully what it means. There’s a peace and confidence that comes as a result of trusting God that is bigger than words can explain, and yet, with how valuable trusting God is, it is worth it to at least try. In his sermon, Christian Safety, Jonathan Edwards highlights the following seven characteristics of a person who is really trusting God: 1.) ┬áHe knows he needs God’s help. “If we see not our great and perishing need … Continue reading What trusting God looks like

Deliverance Amnesia

Even more surprising than the fact that Israel wanted a king was the reason why. After explaining to the Israelites how much damage a king would do to their nation, the people respond: “No! But there shall be a king over us, that we also may be like all the nations and that our king may judge us and go out before us and fight our battles.” In other words, they wanted a king because they were tired of having to trust God to fight for them. Which is . . . crazy. Because what had God been doing for … Continue reading Deliverance Amnesia