Read Psalms 144:1 through 146:10;
1 Corinthians 2:1–16
Considering God’s compassion, power, and perfection, it seems ridiculous to trust men, who live imperfect lives then die. All the same, humankind tends to expect solutions to their problems to come from political leaders, religious leaders, or someone with star status.
Do not put your trust in princes, in human beings, who cannot save. When their spirit departs, they return to the ground; on that very day their plans come to nothing (Psalm 146:3–4).
It is a common mistake to think that mortals, who are visible to human eyes, are more trustworthy than God, who is invisible. But that thinking doesn’t rely on faith. It relies on limited senses, perceptions, and priorities.
God doesn’t reach people through limited senses, He goes deep into the human soul. He grants faith to everyone (Romans 12:3), so we all possess the capacity for a relationship with God—the only one worthy of trust. It is God who can save, not humankind.
Challenge for Today: Trust God, not yourself.
Quicklook: Psalm 146:1–10
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