Acting like nothing is wrong is foolishness. Share with your brothers and sisters in Christ so you may be encouraged and counseled. But test their counsel with the Lord and listen to His direction for your next step. Never take what anyone says as the best route for your life. Only the Master knows the way.
True statements can lose their value in the simplicity of their delivery. Many of us have been encouraged when slogging through a difficult time with the words, “trust in the Lord.”
“Trust in the Lord” can seem so insufficient against the weight of an oppressive reality.
“I have stage 4 cancer.” – “Trust in the Lord”
“I lost my job” – “Trust in the Lord”
“My child has been hit by a car and is in the emergency room.” – “Trust in the Lord”
“My spouse left me.” – “Trust in the Lord”
“My unborn child is deformed and I am told…
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