"Trust in the Lord and do good;
dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture.
Take delight in the Lord,
and he will give you the desires of your heart.
Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him and he will do this:" - Psalm 37:4-6
However, I want to offer us a slightly different perspective on them today. I notice that each verse begins with a verb - a word that involves some kind of action on our behalf. If call myself a God-follower I will need to put my faith into action. I do this by living out these 3 things:
1. Trusting in God
2. Taking delight in Christ
3. Committing my way to God
Each of Jesus' disciples needed to make a conscious decision whether they were willing to do this. There were times when some of the fringe believers drifted away because they couldn't live out these 3 things. Being a disciples of Jesus is not the easy option!
What do you think?
Living in Grace