Do not cast away your confidence, which has great reward.
Trust defined is a “firm belief in the reliability, truth, or ability of someone or something.”
Far too many Christians live as if we are going to lose the war. We see the long defeat of sin as a long, drawn-out defeat of ourselves, our churches, and even of God.
Even those experiences we deem calamitous can carry the seeds of a great blessing. It is often only in retrospect, however, that the benefit reveals itself. And whether or not it reveals itself and how quickly it does so, is dependent upon only one thing: our own individual perspective.
Cross your fingers. Throw salt over your shoulder. Find a four leaf clover. Touch wood. Cross your heart. Recite the mantra. Avoid the black cat. Don’t walk under a ladder. Don’t step on the cracks!..
God knows that children can bring us closer to Him and help grow our Christian character. Be encouraged by the following Bible verses about children and how our Lord sees them!
But when Jesus saw it, he was indignant and said to them, “Let the children come to me; do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God.
Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.