Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 11, 2009
Several years ago I went with a group of men to an obstacle course in Northport. Some people call these a "ropes" course. The goal is for your group to move through a series of obstacles as you build trust and a spirit of teamwork. For me the most challenging obstacle is the
Contributed by Ken Henson on Nov 3, 2018
5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart and do not rely on your own understanding for support.
6 In all your habits acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight
7 Don’t look at yourself as wise—fear God and leave evil
8 It will bring health to umbilical cord and refreshment
Contributed by John Putty on Mar 19, 2011
TRUSTING DOCTORS, TRUSTING GOD
Not many people enjoy going to the doctor, but according to Reuters, in 1994, one London accountant to that to an extreme. The 63-year-old man needed bladder surgery, but he couldn't overcome his fear of doctors and hospitals. So he self-reliantly did what had
No Trust or Full Trust - Haddon Robinson
Years ago, Monroe Parker was traveling through South Alabama on a hot day. He stopped at a watermelon stand, picked out a watermelon, and asked the proprietor how much it cost. "It’s $1.10," he replied. Parker dug into his pocket, found only a bill and
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 29, 2002
During times of transition, what we most need to practice is "ruthless trust." Brennan Manning has written a brilliant book by that title and tells the story of John Kavanaugh who went to work for three months at "the House of the Dying" in Calcutta. He went not only to give help,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 1, 2008
TRUST IN THE INSTRUMENTS
My father, in his youth, carried a pilot's license. Once and a while he would rent a small Cessna and fly around with a couple friends. I once asked him what the hardest part of flying was. He told me that it was trusting in your instruments.
He described what it was
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 23, 2011
TEARS AND TRUST
Years ago, when my nephew Josh was about 9 years old we were out in the yard playing tag. He had tagged me and was running for all he was worth to get away from me. He was laughing and laughing as he looked back at me chasing him. Then he turned around and ran into a tree.
Those who share Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior begin to become as magnets to those who share the same intimate relationship. While humans range from "new" to "elder," there is still a feeling of familiarity in those who gather together to worship in spirit and in truth.
A sense somewhat
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Sep 7, 2011
TRUSTING THE SCENT
Years ago I read the story of a man by the name of Wally who owned a farm in Connecticut. He had a remarkable talent he had with birds, chickadees specifically. It seems that every morning these little birds would flutter down and land on his hands. And it wasn’t just for
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Sep 7, 2011
TRUST IN GOD
"Trust in yourself and you are doomed to disappointment
Trust in money and you may have it taken from you;
But trust in God, and you are never to be confounded in time or eternity." --D.L.
Contributed by Michael Dean on Jan 26, 2013
TRUSTING THE HISTORY
"..in this era of history, the most attacked part of the Bible's history is Genesis 1-11. When people understand they can trust the history of the early chapters of Genesis, they can better understand and be more responsive to the gospel--the gospel that is based
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 20, 2002
Faith is unutterable trust in God, trust which never dreams that He will not stand by
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 7, 2006
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
Aesop (6th century B.C.), Greek
MANY ARE TRUSTING THE ROPE? (unknown)
They tell the story of a mountain climber, who
desired to conquer the Aconcagua Mountain in
Argentina, near the Chilean border.
The Aconcagua Mountain is the highest mountain in
the Andes, and the highest mountain in the western
Contributed by Chris Hodges on Jul 30, 2003
Consider this poem entitled “If We Trust”:
When the frosts are in the valley,
And the mountain tops are grey,
And the choicest buds are blighted,
And the blossoms die away,
A loving Father whispers,
“This cometh from My hand,
Blessed are ye if ye trust,
Where ye cannot understand!”
Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on Nov 20, 2004
TRUST IS A LEARNED BEHAVIOR.
Susie is one of the most trustworthy people I know; I trust her with my life. Imagine she is in a long line at the bank. The individual behind her is holding $1,000 cash with a completed deposit ticket. This person is obviously anxious and in a hurry, so Susie
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 11, 2007
"Government is a trust, and the officers of the government are trustees; and both the trust and the trustees are