August 12 Trust


Photo by Demetrius Kennon


Nehemiah 3:15-5:13;  1 Corinthians 7:25-40; Psalm 32:1-11;  Proverbs 21:5-7

“Let us listen to simple words;  our Lord speaks simply: “Trust me, My child,”  He says.  “Trust Me with a humbler heart and a fuller abandon to My will than ever thou didst before.  Trust Me to pour My love through thee, as minute succeeds minute.  And if thou shouldst be conscious of anything hindering the flow, do not hurt My love by going away from Me in discouragement, for nothing can hurt love so much as that.  Draw all the closer to Me;  come, flee unto Me to hide thee, even from thyself.  Tell Me about the trouble.  Trust Me to turn My hand upon thee and thoroughly remove the boulder that has choked thy riverbed, and take away all the sand that has silted into the channel.  I will not leave thee until I have done that which I have spoken to thee of.  I will perfect that which concerneth thee.  Fear thou not, O child of My love; fear not.”  ~ Amy Carmichael


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