A Prayer for Trust
By Emma Danzey
Psalm 56:3-4 says, “When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. In God, whose word I praise— in God I trust and am not afraid. What can mere mortals do to me.”
So many of us long to grow in our trust in the Lord. It does not always come easily to us. When difficulties and unknowns surround us, our minds can race, and our hearts can pound. However, there is peace waiting for us at all times found in the Holy Spirit. One of the fruits that He offers in our lives is peace. When we are afraid, we are invited to put our trust in God. Notice the action word put. We don’t simply trust, we have to actively choose to trust. We have to fight to make a decision to rely on Him and not ourselves.
We see the Psalmist act on this in that he trusts in God and is not afraid. He reminds himself what people can do to him, we too, are welcomed into this lifestyle of full trust in the Lord. It is not always easy, but it is worth praying for and asking for this kind of…