Psalm 118:8 – “god Is Saying “trust Me!”

Psalm 118:8 – It is better to “TRUST” in the LORD than to put confidence in man.

TRUST=(Webster) reliance on the integrity, strength, ability, surety, etc., of a person or thing; confidence.

TRUST= (BIBLICAL) to have trust or confidence in; rely or depend on.
To believe, to expect confidently or to hope in God.

In a world of so much uncertainties, economic crisis, mortgage crisis, unemployment, fears, anxiety, worry, hurt and pain, I hear God saying “TRUST ME!” Did you hear that? God is saying “TRUST ME!”

As human beings, we have a tendency to place oue trust in something or someone, but in our text on today we are warned that “it is better to put our “TRUST” in the Lord than to put confidence in man.

Why God and not man or things, you may ask? Because man will “DECEIVE” you! Everything is temporary! God is eternal! 2Corinthians 4:18- READ IT!

Why should we “TRUST” God? Numbers 23:19 declares that God is not a man, that he should lie, nor a son of man, that he should change his mind. Does he speak and then not act? Does he promise and not fulfill?

2 Timothy 2:13 declares –If we are faithless, God will remain faithful, for He cannot disown Himself.

What is your source for truth today? Is it trustworthy? Will it protect you from the schemes and lies of the greatest deceiver called satan?

Many people today disregard God’s advice and in their search for truth, still end up putting their trust in man, religious leaders, money, women, children, wealth, material possessions, etc. instead of God.

Every day we make choices. What decision will you make on today? Who Will You “TRUST?” God is saying to you and I, ‘TRUST ME!”

Regardless of how good a man may look, sound, act or appear to be, He or she is no comparison to our God!

It is better to “TRUST” in the Lord than to put confidence in man because God is all powerful. The things which are impossible with man are possible with God. The Lord has promised to show us great and mighty things when we call upon Him. He does great and unsearchable things and marvelous things without number . Therefore we MUST put our “TRUST” in God.

In Jeremiah 17: 5-8 God through the Prophet Jeremiah gives us wise counsel for choosing who to “TRUST.” He said if you put your trust in man you will be cursed like a withered bush in a barren desert. In other words, God through the prophet Jeremiah says our consequences for putting our trust in man is that we are cursed. However, if we put our “TRUST” in God, we will flourish like a tree planted by the water.

God Himself declare these words in Isaiah 55:11- so is MY word that goes out from MY mouth: It will not return to ME empty, but will accomplish what I desire and achieve the purpose for which I sent it.

The Bible makes it clear that: Who we “TRUST” determines who we belong to. We are either children of the devil John 8:43-45 or we are children of God John 1:12

We live as slaves to sin or as slaves to righteousness. Romans 6:16-18 declares – Know ye not, that to whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants ye are to whom ye obey; whether of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness? 17- But God be thanked, that ye were the servants of sin, but ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you. 18-Being then made free from sin, ye became the servants of righteousness.

We will spend eternity under the wrath of God or in His loving presence. Who’s servant are you? Where is your “TRUST” on today?

John 3:18 declares – “Whoever believes in Him (Jesus Christ) will not be condemned, but whoever does not believe has already been condemned, because he has not believed in the name of the only Son of God”.

God has revealed that “TRUSTING” in anything other than Christ and His Word is evidence of deception. Those who choose to follow the traditions, opinions, and philosophies of men will be condemned.

In John 12:48 Jesus declares these words – He that rejects Me, and receive not My words, hath one that judgeth him: the word that I have spoken, the same shall judge him in the last day.

Contrary to those who reject His Word, Jesus says to those who accept His Words-in John 1:12- But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:

Are you basing your life and eternal destiny on the eternal truths of God’s Word or on man’s truth? How will you respond to God’s truth on today? Will you “TRUST” it?

We can trust God in times when we are unsure of our way! We can be assured that He will be there to guide and direct us.
Proverbs 3:5-6 – Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.

If we will commit our ways unto the Lord and “TRUST” Him, He has promised that He would direct our paths.

When we put our “TRUST” in God,Psalms 119:105 declares that- “Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.”

Today is the day that we MUST make up our mind to “TRUST” God!
God says His ways are not our ways and His thoughts are not our thoughts. We are not able to figure everything out in our lives, we must “TRUST” that God is control of every area of our lives. Nothing happens in us, through us or to us without His knowledge.

When is it time to Trust the Lord? NOW IS THE ACCEPTABLE TIME!
Now is the time to put your hope and “TRUST” in the Lord!

In times of Weakness Trust God to be your Strength! In times when we are unsure of our way, “TRUST” God to give us direction! In times when we don’t understand, “TRUST” God!

Jeremiah 17:7 -”Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, and whose hope is the LORD.

Isaiah 12:2 – Behold, God is my salvation, I will trust and not be afraid.

Ephesians 1: 11-13 “In Him also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestined according to the purpose of Him who works all things according to the counsel of His will, that we who first trusted in Christ should be to the praise of His glory. In Him you also trusted, after you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation; in whom also, having believed, you were sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise.”

Psalm 143:8 – Let me hear of your unfailing love each morning, for I am “TRUSTING” you. Show me where to walk, for I give myself to you. IS THIS YOUR PRAYER TO GOD ON THIS MORNING?

Have you placed your faith and “TRUST” in God for salvation? If not, I want to encourage you this morning to come to Christ in faith. Trust Him today, before it is too late. He will save you, and He will keep you for all of eternity. It is not our trust that keeps us, but the God in whom we “TRUST” is Who keeps us. Will you “TRUST” Him today?


God wants us to trust Him. Moses “TRUSTED” God to deliver the Israelites at the Red Sea. Joseph “TRUSTED” God while he languished in Pharaoh’s prison. David trusted God for a victory when he was facing Goliath. Jonah “TRUSTED” God to answer his prayer in the belly of the fish. Peter and John “TRUSTED” God as they stood before the Sanhedrin and gave their defense of the Christian faith.
The 3 Hebrew boys ‘TRUST” God in the fire furnace, Daniel “TRUSTED” God in the lion’s den. Where is it that you have “TRUSTED” God?


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Sep 4, 2012