Trust the Lord in these Days of Trouble
Our trust should never in mankind, and especially government. Anyone thinking that newly elected officials and leaders will change everything for the better and will fix things are deceiving themselves. The bible explicitly says our fight is against evil in high places and not against flesh and blood, but against the forces of darkness controlling the men and women in high places. The current evil in the hearts of leaders around the world have one motivation; control, and with that control comes riches and money and more money; the love of which is the root of all evil. Most leaders are the puppets of the elite; the real controllers of the economies of the world. Who can trust them, any of them? Trade packs and secret agreements render constitutions and sovereignty of nations destroyed, while those in charge take control of the masses.
Interestingly, in Jeremiah the Lord states His case against the utter stupidly of trusting in mankind. In chapter 17:5 and following we read; ” Thus says the Lord, CURSED IS THE MAN WHO TRUST IN MANKIND AND MAKES FLESH HIS STRENGTH, AND WHOSE HEART TURNS AWAY FROM THE LORD.” There you go; you want to be cursed, just trust in mankind and flesh. This is very serious warnings from God, not to be taken lightly or ignored. God says CURSED is the man, not some slap on the wrist bad boy correction. I certainly don’t want me or my family cursed, do you? I get it Lord and I hope you do too.
On the other side, listen to what the Lord says about trusting Him through all things. In verse seven God says; “BLESSED IS THE MAN WHO TRUSTS IN THE LORD AND WHOSE TRUST IS THE LORD. For he will be like a tree planted by the water, that extends its Roots by a stream, and WILL NOT FEAR WHEN THE HEAT COMES; but it’s leaves will be green, and IT WILL NOT BE ANXIOUS IN THE YEAR OF THE DROUGHT, NOR CEASE TO YIELD FRUIT.” Wow what a promise! No matter what is going on around us in the earth, we will not fear! We will flourish when the heat of trials and perilous times comes and we will not be anxious at the drought ( California and West) and we will continue to yield fruit! When things are really bad, we will still prosper for one reason; our trust is in the Lord and Him alone!
” The lord searches our hearts and test our minds even to give to each man according to his ways, according to the results of his deeds. As a partridge that hatches eggs which it has not laid, so is he who makes a fortune, but unjustly; in the midst of his days it will forsake him, and in the end he will be a fool.” ( vs 11)
” The Lord is our refuge in the day of disaster” Jesus is our bridge over troubled waters, focus on the bridge not the troubled waters. We walk by faith not by sight. In these coming days of trouble, know that God is with you and will never leave you and will be WITH YOU through the trouble. God may not take us out of the midst of the trouble, but He will be with us through it all. To the coming darkness remember; ” YOUR WORD IS A LAMP TO MY FEET AND A LIGHT TO MY PATH.” (Psalms 119:105)
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and don’t lean on your own understanding, but in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight.”(Proverbs 3:5-6)