Day: May 31, 2011

Put God First

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Jesus did not commit Himself to them . . .for He knew what was in man —John 2:24-25

Put Trust in God First. Our Lord never put His trust in any person. Yet He was never suspicious, never bitter, and never lost hope for anyone, because He put His trust in God first. He trusted absolutely in what God’s grace could do for others. If I put my trust in human beings first, the end result will be my despair and hopelessness toward everyone. I will become bitter because I have insisted that people be what no person can ever be— absolutely perfect and right. Never trust anything in yourself or in anyone else, except the grace of God.

God Shoots Many Kinds of Arrows

Thomas Watson 90x115by Thomas Watson

"May Your will be done." Matthew 6:10

We pray here, that we may have grace to submit to God’s will patiently—in whatever He inflicts.

Patient submission to God’s will, is a gracious frame of soul, whereby a Christian is content to be at God’s disposal, and acquiesces in His wisdom.

"It is the Lord’s will—let Him do what He thinks best." 1 Samuel 3:18