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This week’s Five Minute Friday prompt is:






Trust is hard.

It’s as simple as that.

It’s a hard, hard thing to trust in the Lord.

But why?

It’s not a question of whether or not He is trustworthy. As believers, we know that He is.

Then why is it so hard to trust?

For me, it’s a daily fight.

Even when we long to lean with full confidence into the Lord’s goodness and provision, we’re assaulted every hour with an onslaught of enemies — outward and inward.

We hear the song of the snake, like Kaa in The Jungle Book, and we’re mesmerized by his hypnotic eyes as he wraps his lies around us and sings, “Trust in me, trust in me …”

We fight the internal voices of fear and doubt when the rubber hits the road.

The solution?

We need to saturate ourselves with the Word.

Let the Word win.

When it’s a battle of voices, we need to make sure God’s is the loudest and strongest in our minds.

Let’s commit ourselves to memorizing key passages of Scripture that will help us when we feel ourselves getting pulled away from trust:





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