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Trust...

Just who can we trust,
in a world thatís so unjust?
Trust in God you must!

Some trust in chariots, and some in horses: but we will remember the name of the LORD our God.
Psalms 20:7

Woe to them that go down to Egypt for help; and stay on horses, and trust in chariots, because they are many; and inhorsemen, because they are very strong; but they look not unto the Holy One of Israel, neither seek the LORD!
Isaiah 31:1

Definition: Confidence reliance on the integrity, honesty, or justice of another; faith; To expect with confidence & hope; To depend upon.



Quote...
G.K. Chesterton
"The Church tells us we must not count on the certainty of comforts becoming more common or cruelties more rare, as if there was an inevitable trend toward a sinless humanity. We must not hate humanity, or despise humanity, or refuse to help humanity. But we must not trust humanity."
G.K. Chesterton

Quotation Courtesy of the American Chesterton Society
(from G.K. Chesterton's 1935 book The Well and the Shallows).


So even if mankind can be desribed as the crowning glory of Godís creation...
He has however, one fatal flaw, ...that he cannot be trusted!

Trustworthiness is an essential quality of character in any civilised society...
Trust can only be established & earned over a proven period of time...
Trust cannot be asked, demanded or bought by one person of another...
Trust is reinforced through years of demonstrated reliability & integrity...

Trust can be undermined or destroyed by one act of madness or folly...

...reparation and restoration sometimes taking many years of effort.

Quote...
Everything we are called upon to do in the Army requires teamwork, and teamwork is built on a foundation of trust and confidence within units - - between soldier and soldier, between leader and led, and between units who see themselves serving side-by-side. That trust and confidence emerges from our daily commitment to our Army values: loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity, and personal courage. Without trust, there can be no dignity and respect for the individual soldier, and cohesion and morale in our units would suffer.
Eric K. Shinseki (General) United States Army - Chief of Staff

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Every new prison, every new security device & camera is testament to the absence of trust.

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With every new surveillance camera and security device making the heathen feel that much more civilised. When in fact each new edition to this diabolical big brother system is a damning indictment against a sinful mankind who cannot be trusted.

Even this computer, (upon which this 'web-site' is being prepared), presently has 61,291 reasons why man cannot be trusted. They're called computer viruses, programmes designed with malicious intent for the purpose of causing harm and disruption to the unsuspecting recipient.
Thanks to Norton Anti-virus, (& other similar companies) there is a level of control and management of this problem. But once again we have here an example of employment and industry being geared up specifically to compensate for man's lack of trustworthiness.

From the board room to the gutter, from Westminster to Brussels from the White House to the Kremlin, just who can be trusted?

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With companies even spying on their own employees... husbands & wives & "partners" spying on their respective spouses. The all seeing eye scrutinising the citizen, on the street, in banks, shops & malls, offices, leisure complexes, car parks, service stations, airports, rail stations, seaports, sheltered housing, factories, motorways etc. This apparent need for the reassuring and watchful eye of CCTV has now reached such epidemic proportions that we could well ask is this the age of paranoia?

With the approaching totalitarian New World Order implementing a most rigid system of control & surveillance, the question should be asked: Who will watch the watchman?

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Further Bible references to Trust...

So are the paths of all that forget God; and the hypocrite's hope shall perish: Whose hope shall be cut off, and whose trust shall be a spider's web.
Job 8:13-14

For thou hast trusted in thy wickedness: thou hast said, None seeth me. Thy wisdom and thy knowledge, it hath perverted thee; and thou hast said in thine heart, I am, and none else beside me.
Isaiah 47:10

Woe to her that is filthy and polluted, to the oppressing city! She obeyed not the voice; she received not correction; she trusted not in the LORD; she drew not near to her.
Zephaniah 3:1-2

They that trust in their wealth, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches;
Psalms 49:6

Lo, this is the man that made not God his strength; but trusted in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his wickedness.
Psalms 52:7

He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.
Proverbs 28:26

Into whose hands do you place your future & eternal destiny?
Who do you rely upon & trust for security & provisions?

Choice: Either follow a fallible man,......join the blind leading the blind!
Or follow a Loving, Wise, Compassionate Saviour, who laid down his life for... YOU!


Trust in the Lord Jesus Christ now...
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And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus answereth again, and saith unto them, Children, how hard is it for them that trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God!
Mark 10:24

The LORD recompense thy work, and a full reward be given thee of the LORD God of Israel, under whose wings thou art come to trust.
Ruth 2:12

As for God, his way is perfect; the word of the LORD is tried: he is a buckler to all them that trust in him.
2 Samuel 22:31

Though he slay me, yet will I trust in him: but I will maintain mine own ways before him.
Job 13:15

Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust. O my soul, thou hast said unto the LORD, Thou art my Lord: my goodness extendeth not to thee; But to the saints that are in the earth, and to the excellent, in whom is all my delight.
Psalms 16:1-3

The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.
Psalms 18:2

He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust. Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence. He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler.
Psalms 91:1-4

Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.
Isaiah 26:3

For I will surely deliver thee, and thou shalt not fall by the sword, but thy life shall be for a prey unto thee: because thou hast put thy trust in me, saith the LORD.
Jeremiah 39:18

O my God, I trust in thee: let me not be ashamed, let not mine enemies triumph over me.
Psalms 25:2

But I am like a green olive tree in the house of God: I trust in the mercy of God for ever and ever.
Psalms 52:8


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