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Sunday, July 13, 2014

Implicit Trust

Jer 39:18  For I will surely deliver thee, and thou shalt not fall by the sword, but thy life shall be for a prey unto thee: because thou hast put thy trust in me, saith the LORD.

Behold the protecting power of trust in God.  

The great men of Jerusalem fell by the sword, but poor Ebed-melech was secure, for his confidence was in Jehovah. 

Where else should a man trust but in his Maker?

We are foolish when we prefer the creature to the Creator. Oh, that we could in all things live by faith, then should we be delivered in all time of danger! 

No one ever did trust in the LORD in vain, and no one ever shall.

The LORD saith, "I will surely deliver thee," Mark the divine "surely."

Whatever else may be uncertain, God's care of believers is sure. God Himself is the guardian of the gracious, Under His sacred wing there is safety even when every danger is abroad.

Can we accept this promise as sure? Then in our present emergency we shall find that it stands fast. 

We hope to be delivered because we have friends, or because we are prudent, or because we can see hopeful signs; but none of these things are one-half so good as God's simple "because thou hast put thy trust in me." 

Dear reader, try this way, and, trying it, you will keep to it all your life. It is as sweet as it is sure. 

~Charles Spurgeon~

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