Jesus told them, “Do not let your heart be troubled. Trust in God, trust in me.” Jesus told them this immediately after telling them that he was about to leave this world.
No wonder their hearts were troubled. Wouldn’t you have been? I mean the one they thought was going to rescue them from Roman rule was leaving? The only thing they could hang their hat on was going away? The basis for their zeal was about to die. They didn’t know what to do.
I’ve been there. I’ve been there lately. I’m there now in some ways. I am really struggling with what to do. I see all around me the influence of Satan. He wants everything that I’ve worked for to crumble. He wants to ruin my day–every day and he really knows his business well.
I see him in my family, my church family, and the world all around me. His strategy is to divide. Just keep us split and he knows he can conquer. Let that person continue to unnerve me. Let lies spread like wild-fire. Allow a person who is innocent be accused. Any “little” thing he can do.
What I must continue to rely upon is the promise of Jesus. “Believe in God, believe also in me.” The word also says that “greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world.”
I must trust. I must rely on Him. I must not give up on God. I know that in the end, He will be victorious. I just pray for this episode of my life to be over. I simply want peace. I want to have the peace that goes beyond all understanding again. I want to not be in turmoil. It is seemingly all around. I am overwhelmed. I feel consumed so much of the time.
What do you do when you don’t know what to do? TRUST