You are the Teacher,
The Trier of men’s hearts.

You are Trustworthy,
Truth itself.

You are the strong Tower I can run to and be safe.

You will Triumph in the end and you Triumph now.

One day you will wipe away every Tear.

But the LORD is the true God; He is the living God and the everlasting King. At His wrath the earth quakes, And the nations cannot endure His indignation. (Jer. 10:10 NASB)

Lord, help me to Trust you in every circumstance and situation.

Trust in the LORD with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths. (Prov. 3:5-6 NKJV)


In Mark 9:20-24, the father of a boy who had been tormented by an evil spirit for years asked Jesus to help his son. Jesus told him, “All things are possible for one who believes.” Immediately the father of the child cried out and said, “I believe; help my unbelief!” (ESV)

Isn’t that how we respond sometimes? I know I do. I truly believe God’s promises, but then doubt seeps into my mind and heart, along with fear. Will God really help me? God understands our human frailties, of course, and here Jesus helped the man who was honest enough to ask for help with his unbelief.

We can do no less.

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by Barbara Kois

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Barbara Kois is a freelance writer, editor, author coach, and corporate communication consultant. She was born in Mobile, Alabama, and her family moved to Clifton, New Jersey, and then to Illinois while she was growing up. She has three grown children. She has written or co-written eight books.

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Martin Wiles is a minister, author, freelance editor, and English teacher who lives in Greenwood, SC. He is the founder of Love Lines from God and is the author of Grits & Grace and God and Grits, Gumbo and Going to Church. He serves as Managing Editor for Christian Devotions (www.christiandevotions.us) and Assistant Editor for Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas. He and his wife are parents of two and grandparents of three.

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