"...and no injury whatsoever was found on him, because he believed in his God." Daniel 6:23
I came across that verse about this morning when I was spending time with Jesus. It strikes me in awe of Him, how God ties together everything that He is teaching almost as if to confirm it all, that in fact it is Him that telling me whatever 'it' may be. Any who, I was just thinking about some of the things we believe in and hope in some are...
And yet when we are asked to believe firmly in God and in His Word, we aren't really sure. I hear it's because we can't visibly see God, but there is that saying of, 'you can't see the wind but you can feel it' and that is the way God is. What I love about people like Daniel and Paul and Peter is that they believed in God no matter what they were facing. They didn't care that other people in the world weren't believing in God and living set apart lives because they knew who they were in Christ Jesus and they knew that no matter what that is where they are to find their identity.
We need to believe in God that He will provide for us, not the other way around and getting what we "need" and thanking Him later. God wants our total trust and that we will truly depend on HIM. Not on people, not in homes and not in things, we need to trust in Him and Him alone. It's not easy and can be painful sometimes, but God is totally trustworthy!! We can lean on Him and He not fall. Please remember that when the economy is seeming to fall or when you have a need that needs to be filled. God will provide!! I have completely learned that firsthand.
love you all and have a blessed weekend!!