By Mike Ellis
5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart,
and do not lean on your own understanding.
6 In all your ways acknowledge him,
and he will make straight your paths.
7 Be not wise in your own eyes;
fear the Lord, and turn away from evil.
8 It will be healing to your flesh
and refreshment to your bones. ~ Proverbs 3:5-8 (ESV)
Brothers and Sisters, welcome to this week’s Prayers for the Week post. We continue our exploration of the Proverbs, those wonderful words of wisdom that form one of my favorite Books in the Bible. Today we are focusing on our need to trust in the Lord.
Far too often I think that we believe that we need to make sure we are doing our part in our daily lives. While this is absolutely true, we do need to shoulder our burden, we need to make sure that we aren’t putting the emphasis entirely on ourselves to take care of things. Simply put, we need to trust in the Lord to take care of the things that He wants to do for us.
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