Three Ways To Help You Maximize Your Trust In God
Let’s get right to it! I know life’s issues can throw curve balls which can make it hard to trust God. Believing in God is one thing but trusting in God is another. I know you don’t mean to not trust God. But when life happens so fast, you tend to take matters in your own hands for an immediate resolution. We’ve all been there..
When faced with trials and life’s tribulations, you must see past your natural senses by trusting your number one source….God!! Trusting in God goes beyond your natural senses and this is where most people experience difficulty. Their focus is primary on the problem than the promise.
Trust me God’s plan doesn’t always make sense especially when your back is against the wall and you need a resolution like yesterday!!!!…..But in order to trust in God, you must totally surrender your will, your ideas, your desires, and your future into God’s hands. I Know!! I Know!! It’s easy to say, and yes its even harder to do.
So here are three ways to help maximize your trust in God…
- Pray (1 Thessalonians 5:17) God doesn’t keep you from test and trials, he helps you get through them. When you pray for help, God helps you to endure trials far more than you’d ever be able to do on your own. Every time you overcome one issue, it would be easier to trust God, because you know he will do it again.
- Let go of thinking life should go your way (Proverbs 3:5) Many people like to be in control of their lives. But how can we control something that does not belong to us. Our lives belong to God. (Romans 14:8) If you can understand the revelation that you are the manager of your life and not the owner, you will find it a little easier to trust God. He has your best interest in mind and by letting go of the way you think, you learn to trust God with the outcome.
- Spend time with God and learn His ways (Matthew 11:29-30) David said in Psalm 23:4 “Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me”. But how did David get to the point where he “feared no evil”? Simple.. He got to know God personally and he surrendered his will to God in the time of trouble. I recently put my son through the “Trust Test”. I asked him to stand on a chair and jump into my arms and guess what? HE DID!! He jumped because he knows me, he spends time with me, he trusts me and he believed that I was capable of catching him. Do you know God like that? Do you trust him enough to jump in his arms in the time of trouble? The more you spend time with God, the more you will learn his ways and his promises which will be the foundation your trust in God rests on.