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Reliance on God

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Who do you rely on to help guide your life, spiritually? If it's man, does he come through for you 24/7 or does he sometimes falter, because he's human? 

I had to learn the hard way that relying too much on people was a huge problem. After the school of hard knocks, I decided to turn things around by relying on God, more than anybody else. Yes, some people are extremely reliable, but I had to be careful that no man was perfect, because we're all human.

When it comes to relying on God, I realized He will always be there for us when we call out to Him. He will always be available to accept any of us the way we are, with no judgment. What man can say that 100% of the time? Only God can. His is a graceful God and reliance on Him is what He wants from us. He wants to be the first one we rely on, trust, and have complete confidence in. It's a choice we have to make though, because He gives us free will to decide. We have the choice to decide if we will take refuge in Him or not, which reminds me of Psalm 18:2. It says, "the Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, My God, my rock, in whom I take refuge; My shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold."  

My life has changed since I moved on from putting all my faith in people. Now I put all my faith in God and He tells me the people I need to trust. Thankfully, God has an open door for reliance on Him and to also commune with Him anytime we want. He never tires of that. And He has promised us that He would leave us or forsake us (Hebrews 13:5). He's there whenever we need Him and He wants to be involved in our lives. Total reliance. 
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