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Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight. Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord and shun evil (Proverbs 3:5 - 7).

Pay attention and listen to the sayings of the wise; apply your heart to what I teach, for it is pleasing when you keep them in your heart and have all of them ready on your lips. So that your trust may be in the Lord, I teach you today, even you (Proverbs 22:17 - 19).

He who gives attention to the word will find good, and blessed is he who trusts in the Lord (Proverbs 16:20).

The fear of man brings a snare, but whoever puts his trust in the Lord shall be safe (Proverbs 29:25).

What does it mean to walk with God?
How did Abraham trust in God?
What is seed faith?

Have no fear of sudden disaster or of the ruin that overtakes the wicked, for the Lord will be your confidence and will keep your foot from being snared (Proverbs 3:25 - 26).


Trust in God
Trust in God
Lorenzo Bartolini, 1833

Every word of God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him (Proverbs 30:5).

The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as a high wall in his own conceit (Proverbs 18:11).

Do not say, "I'll pay you back for this wrong!" Wait for the Lord, and he will deliver you (Proverbs 20:22).

The horse is made ready for the day of battle, but victory rests with the Lord (Proverbs 21:31).

Faithful are the wounds of a friend, but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful (Proverbs 27:6).

A faithful man will be richly blessed, but one eager to get rich will not go unpunished (Proverbs 28:20).


World's Wit and Wisdom
Three may keep a secret,
if two of them are dead.
Benjamin Franklin, 1706 - 1790

He who mistrusts most
should be trusted least.
Theognis, c. 545 B.C.

A greedy man stirs up dissension, but he who trusts in the Lord will prosper (Proverbs 28:25).

A gossip betrays a confidence, but a trustworthy man keeps a secret (Proverbs 11:13).

A wicked messenger falls into trouble, but a trustworthy envoy brings healing (Proverbs 13:17).

A truthful witness does not deceive, but a false witness pours out lies (Proverbs 14:5).

He who fears the Lord has a secure fortress, and for his children it will be a refuge (Proverbs 14:26).

Many a man claims to have unfailing love, but a faithful man who can find? (Proverbs 20:6).


World's Wit and Wisdom
One should never trust a woman
who tells one her age.
A woman who would tell
one that, would tell one anything.
Oscar Wilde, 1854 - 1900

A true friend is one who likes you
despite your achievements.
Arnold Bennett, 1867 - 1931

Like the coolness of snow at harvest time is a trustworthy messenger to those who send him; he refreshes the spirit of his masters (Proverbs 25:13).

Cast your bread upon the waters, for after many days you will find it again (Ecclesiastes 11:1).

Like a bad tooth or a lame foot is reliance on the unfaithful in times of trouble (Proverbs 25:19).

A greedy man stirs up dissension, but he who trusts in the Lord will prosper (Proverbs 28:25).

Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies. The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil (Proverbs 31:10 - 11).

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