The first order of life for every minister and saint is to put your trust in the Lord – to keep your eyes on Jesus. That’s easy to say, easy to agree with, but so many fail to see the importance of such a simple statement and the transformation it can bring to our lives.
“Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord” (Jer. 17:7).
“Cursed is the man who trusts in man” (Jer. 17:5).
Modern Christians do not understand the distance of contrast between those statements. “God helps those who help themselves” is about the only verse many can quote concerning this theme. Oh, wait a minute, that’s not a Bible verse, is it?
American Christianity is infamous for what it has been able to do without God. We know how to make money and raise money; we’re slick with our sales and know how to promote our product or service; we know how…
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