trust in the lordGesenius’ Hebrew Lexicon defines trust as to set ones hope and confidence upon, to be secure fearing nothing and is also translated as confidence, security, and hope. The actual hebrew word for trust here actually means to “lean upon”.

No other picture I know of that conveys the meaning of the word trust is one of a baby to it’s mother. New research from Concordia University in Montreal has found that infants can differentiate between adults they can trust and those they can’t.

Trust the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths smooth. Proverbs 3:5-6

“Like older children, infants keep track of an individual’s history of being accurate or inaccurate and use this information to guide their subsequent learning,” said Diane Poulin-Dubois, Ph.D., a professor in the Concordia Department of Psychology and member of the Centre for Research in Human Development.

“Specifically, infants choose not to learn from someone who they perceive as unreliable.” I “trust the Lord” because I have found His faithfulness reliable and predictable. This bible verse in Proverbs expresses that if I will not totally rely on my “understanding” and “acknowledge” God, He will make my paths straight. I don’t expect my path not to have bumps and ruts, but I do know that my path will have purpose.

I hope that this picture will remind you that God’s love is reliable and trustworthy. Learn to lean upon His strength and you might find that your path may be a little more enjoyable.

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