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Psalm 25:1 To you, O Lord, I lift up my soul; my God, I put my trust in you; let me not be humiliated, nor let my enemies triumph over me.
Perhaps, though, I have it backwards—that my trust in God is less important than God’s trust in me. Isn’t Christ’s willingness to take up the cross already a testament to that trust? Isn’t the gift of the Holy Spirit, entrusted to us failing humans, proof enough of Christ’s promise to be with us always, even to the end of the ages?
MOVING FORWARD: Research the martyrs of New Guinea. In your prayers today, give thanks for their courageous witness.