Our society seems to in a ‘credibility’ struggle! Younger generations are being encouraged not to trust the older generations and the older generations are very concerned about turning everything over to the next generations.

Seriously, there is, it seems, a ‘void’ when it comes to ‘trust’, ‘truth’ and the promises that are being made. Who can we believe and who is really telling the truth about all that we are having to deal with and what is really the solution? It appears that the ‘norm’ (standard, rule, model, pattern) is to not tell the whole truth but to change things for the benefit of self, or some other cause.

Once again the Bible gives us an understanding of the sinful nature of man and the one who is the ‘god’ of this world. In John 8:44, Jesus said, “Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will so. He was a murederer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.”

In the midst of such a world there are people who are wanting truth to build their lives on, that which will enable them to deal with life and its circumstances. Life cannot be lived without truth, and trust, which are always consistent. Trust is absolutely impossible without truth because how can you trust without the assurance that what you’re hearing is truth. The creditability of what one hears depends on the credibility of the one who is speaking.

My personal testimony on truth, and trust, is that I have placed my trust in the truth of my Heavenly Father. He reminds me that He is faithful to His Word and His Word is endorsed by His personal integrity and character. The key to the successful life of Abraham was this, “Abraham believed God.” (Rom. 4:3) Even when things seemed impossible Abraham believed God and God kept His promises. When God makes a promise He must keep it or else He would no longer be God. On the basis of Who He Is, by none other, He is Truth, therefore He can be trusted.

“Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.” Prov. 3:5-6

“Commit thy ways unto the Lord; Trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.”

Psalms 37:5

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