Trust in evil people always fails, trust in a good God never fails

Eph 2:2-3 You used to live just like the rest of the world, full of sin, obeying Satan…He is the spirit at work in the hearts of those who refuse to obey God. All of us used to live that way, following the passions and desires of our evil (human) nature. We were born with an evil (human) nature… NLT

Rom 7:18 I know that good does not live in me, that is, in my human natureTEV

Lu 18:19 (Jesus) Why do you call Me good? No one is good but One, that is God.

John 15:5 (Jesus) …For without Me (directing your steps) you can do nothing (good).

If I won’t live in a good God I am by nature evil, isn’t hypocrisy if I then call others evil?

If I am by nature evil why would I put my trust in myself and expect good to come of it?

If others are by nature evil why would I put my trust in them and expect a good result?

Yet that is what people, including us Christians, do all the time. Then we are dismayed when the one in whom we put our trust, ourselves, our spouse, child, or parent, fails us.

We then say, sadly, in our ignorance such things as: They have broken my trust. They are really going to have to earn my trust all over again.
It’ll be a long time before I can trust them again, I don’t know if I can ever trust them.

People, of course, but we Christians too, do not understand that someone with and evil human nature, ourselves and everyone else, cannot be trusted, and are bound to fail.

Jer 17:5 This is what the LORD says: “Cursed (condemned) are those who put their trust in mere humans and turn their hearts away from the LORD.

7 But blessed (favored, fearless, and fruitful) are those who put their trust in the LORD and have made the LORD their hope and confidence”. NLT

There is one, only one, who will never fail us, if we will really put our trust in Him – God.

Heb 13:5 God has said, I will not in any way fail you nor give you up nor leave AMP you without support. I will not, I will not, I will not in any degree leave you helpless nor forsake nor let you down, relax My hold on you! Assuredly not.

Ps 5:11-12 Let all those who put their trust in You rejoice…because You defend them…For You, LORD, bless the righteous; with favor You surround them;

2 Cor 5:21 God made Jesus who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might be made the righteousness of God (sin, self trust, free, as we live) in Jesus.

Isa 32:17 …The result of righteousness (that is, made free from sin, by Christ, God’s (AMP) word and Spirit in us) will be quietness and confident trust (in God) forever.

Should we trust anyone? Yes, if they live in Christ, or, if God directs us to. Then our trust isn’t so much in the person but in God. They may well stumble, but God will not.

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