So we’re working on trusting God with our relationships. That doesn’t mean we get to “kick back” and just coast in our relationships. What it does mean is that we learn to love our family and friends. We choose to do or not do things because we love them. Just like God did. “While we were yet sinners Christ died for our sins.” Romans 5:8 We weren’t perfect (and still aren’t) but God gave the ultimate sacrifice. He sent His only son to earth to live and die for us. But then, He rose again so we can live with Him now and in eternity! If He can do all of that He can take care of me and my relationships! That’s what this is all about we have to be “convinced” that God can handle us, our life. Convinced, really convinced – to know that you know, that you know THEN you’ll trust God with your relationships. (& life!)
Abraham was a perfect example. Check out his life. “Yet he did not waver through unbelief regarding the promise of God, but was strengthened in his faith and gave glory to God, BEING FULLY PERSUADED THAT GOD HAD POWER TO DO WHAT HE PROMISED.” Romans 4:20-21 NIV, emphasis mine. Did you catch that? Fully persuaded, not thinking maybe, or sometimes or for someone else. Abraham was fully persuaded that God could fulfill His promises. (period) I’m gaining on this one. How about you? And how does this effect your everyday life?