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Whom Do You Trust?

Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God (Psalm 20:7, ESV).

There are two circumstances in life when you know who your true families and friends are:

  1. When you are going through trials and tribulations
  2. When God starts blessing you

When you are going through trials and tribulations, you will know who will stay true to you, as you ride out your storm. These people will be with you in the storm, and they will be with you after the storm.

When God starts blessing you, some people will be happy for you; however, others who have bitter, hateful, and jealous spirits will certainly not be happy for you. Jeremiah 17:9 warns that the heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it? These people do not care what you were going through while you were facing your trials and tribulations. Instead, they are looking at how God has begun to bless you, after you have passed your test and rode through the storm with Jesus alone.

That is why you should put your trust in God, because he never fails. In doing so, it will save you a lot of disappointments and heart breaks. You do not know what is ahead of you in life. Therefore, trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will direct your paths (Proverbs 3:5-6).

When you have been hurt by someone who you thought had your back, do you become ignorant, bitter, or revengeful?

Although your experience might be very painful, and you did not expect to go through such pain from that person, just remember that some people come into your life for a blessing, while others come into your life for a lesson.

People

I once heard a saying that,”There are two circumstances under which you will know your true friends, 1: When God starts blessing you, and 2: When you are down on your luck.

Life is a learning process. When you have gone through various testing, trials and tribulations, and rode out the storm with God, then he will start to bless you. However, some people will of course be happy for you, and welcome your new blessings, while others will be jealous and negative. They do not care what you have been through, to get your blessings, as their hearts are deceitful and desperately wicked  (Jeremiah 17:9). In the greatest time of your testing, trials and tribulations, you will know who will have your back, and who will not.

Nevertheless, there are some genuine people around, and they are the ones who will withstand the test of time, and be a blessing in your life. The ones who simply were not genuine, do not be regretful that you have known them, instead be happy that you did, as you have learned a lesson from them, in whichever way things have worked out in your life.

When you have been hurt by someone who you thought had your back, do you become ignorant, bitter, or revengeful?

Although your experience might be very painful, and you did not expect to go through such pain from that person, just remember that some people come into your life for a blessing, while others come into your life for a lesson.

People

I once heard a saying that,”There are two circumstances under which you will know your true friends, 1: When God starts blessing you, and 2: When you are down on your luck.

Life is a learning process. When you have gone through various testing, trials and tribulations, and rode out the storm with God, then he will start to bless you. However, some people will of course be happy for you, and welcome your new blessings, while others will be jealous and negative. They do not care what you have been through, to get your blessings, as their hearts are deceitful and desperately sick  (Jeremiah 17:9). In the greatest time of your testing, trials and tribulations, you will know who will have your back, and who will not.

Nevertheless, there are some genuine people around, and they are the ones who will withstand the test of time, and be a blessing in your life. The ones who simply were not genuine, do not be regretful that you have known them, instead be happy that you did, as you have learned a lesson from them, in whichever way things have worked out in your life.

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