7. Trust Helps You Live a Life of Contagious Faith
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Trusting God allows you to operate for a place of faith. When you see how good He really is in your own life, it produces a contagious faith where you can’t help but to tell others about Him. You will be able to allow others to experience this same kind of faith for themselves because they see your joy.
After the Samaritan woman saw that Jesus was the Messiah, she immediately ran back and told others about Him (See John 4:28) and in return, many Samaritans from the village believed in Jesus because of her (See John 4:39). How good is it to know that you can help others meet Jesus through trusting Him for yourself and telling others about Him?
8. Trust Provides Safety
Proverbs 29:25 “trusting the Lord means safety.” It means that you can operate from a place of rest knowing that He cares for you. When Jesus was born, Herod was determined to kill Him, but God appeared to Joseph in a dream to take the family and flee to Egypt (See Matthew 2:13-15). Joseph trusted God to provide safety for them and He continues to do the same for us.
God is always after our best and when we trust Him, we can be assured that He provides safety, a comfortable place for us to rest knowing He will work it all out.
9. Trust Reaps Eternal Rewards
Trusting in the One you haven’t seen can be tough. For those who do not believe, it may even sound crazy but I believe God knew it would be difficult and therefore He ensured a reward beyond earthly expectations for those of us who believe. “You love him even though you have never seen him. Though you do not see him now, you trust him; and you rejoice with a glorious, inexpressible joy.
The reward for trusting him will be the salvation of your souls (See 1 Peter 1:8-9).” Trusting God changes your life by giving you an opportunity to live eternity with Jesus. Once you trust in the Lord and become His child, this earth is not your home, you have a seat in heaven. It doesn’t mean life on earth becomes easy but it can help shift your mindset to remember that a day will come where life will be perfectly spent with Jesus.
10. Trust Helps You Peacefully Dwell with Him
In Isaiah 26:3, it states “You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.” God changes our life to be one where peace resides when we trust in Him. It doesn’t mean we won’t go through difficult things but even through it, we can receive His perfect peace when we give it over to Him. How much lighter will we become, when we surrender those things that are heavy on our hearts and trust Him to work it out? It won’t be just any kind of peace, but perfect peace.
The truth is to trust someone can be challenging at times but there is one person who is worthy of our trust. The One who died for our sins before we ever walked this earth. The One who willingly carried our sins and nailed them to the cross to ensure we can live in eternity with Him. The One who gifted us with His Spirit to help us navigate life on earth. He is the only One who deserves our trust.
If we can trust Him with eternity, we can trust Him with our day-to-day.
Will you trust Him today and receive all His benefits?
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