In God We Trust

Often the biggest issue with a person moving forward in their Christian lives is his or her ability to trust God.

We’re no strangers to the phrase, “In God We Trust” was adopted as the official motto of the United States in 1956 as an alternative or replacement to the unofficial motto of E pluribus unum, which was adopted when the Great Seal of the United States was created and adopted in 1782.

We find the phrase on bumper stickers and t-shirts, in songs and poems on Godinterest, and even on currency. It’s not without controversy either. Debates continually rage over whether such a motto is even constitutional, with Christians often at the forefront seeking to preserve it. But in the midst of all the noise, have we forgotten what it really means to trust in God?

Below are some inspirational photos about #In-God-We-Trust we found on Godinterest

…take a look at this man, he looks tougher than steel, and he probably is. Meet Navy Captain Conrad Targonski, the assistant chief of staff for religious ministries…

…To men in combat, the Lord seems always nearby. A Marine at Con Thien, Vietnam wears his faith, alongside earthly goods, on his helmet…

…water is life. Photo taken in Hoi An (Vietnam). First and foremost, trusting God means placing our faith in Jesus alone for salvation. Nothing we do can earn our salvation. “For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast” (Ephesians 2:8–9)…

…being unwanted and unloved and forgotten by everybody, can be a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than a person who has nothing to eat. Philippians 2:4  says, let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others. Sure, people who trust in God and follow Jesus do these things all the time, but do you? …

…this also means we don’t have to worry about anything. In fact, we’re commanded, “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God” (Philippians 4:6). Are you ready to become a “Ballerina” for Christ?…

…Soldier Praying… So much can be written about prayer, but the key point is that it is not optional. Prayer is essential to the Christian life; as Christians, we are even commanded to pray. As a Christian, you can no longer stop praying than you can stop breathing…

…communities need God’s guidance. Rochester, New York police sergeant Clifton Manns, Sr., left raises his hand in prayer with other police officers at the New Life Fellowship on June 21, 2008. More than 200 police officers, church pastors and community members gathered to ask God’s help in ending community violence…

…the Pentagon has released a statement confirming that soldiers could be prosecuted for promoting their faith. Discipleship demands sacrifice, and Jesus never hid thatcost… Would you still follow Jesus if it meant losing your job?…

…trust your gut… That’s God speaking through you. God speaks to us through dreams and visions. How often have you felt an impulse of the Spirit touch your heart and direct you towards Himself? God is constantly speaking to us, revealing His heart. So do you truly trust God?…

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  1. Very inspiring words and photos. We are certainly living in the last days. People will be “lovers of self , , , money . . . pleasure, rather than lovers of God.” (II Timothy 3:1-5)

  2. I have frequently said things that more PC folk have told me I should not, but everyone knows my beliefs and respects them, because they know I won’t tolerate being mocked about them. It is easy for them to mock a dramatic impassioned declaration of belief and a furious reply, but much harder to make fun of a calm dismissal of their unbelief and an unshakeable confidence in my faith. Like I tell them, “It’s okay if you don’t believe in God. He still believes in you.”

  3. Trusting in God means looking within, depending on something that’s not as easy to identify as outside factors. People tend to take the easy route, even if it makes them physically, emotionally, intellectually and spiritually unhealthy (i.e. junk food, trash films and books, and causing war with God).

  4. I love all of the photos and what they signify to “In God We Trust”. With all that is going on in the world, that question is one that is needed to be asked. Thank you for this post.

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