Changing Trust

So the Mrs. pointed out something to me the other night as we were dealing with a 1 year old experiencing teething pain:

We don't trust God as much as we did on the mission field.

On the mission field, a decade and some change ago, when our daughter had discomfort, pain and ailments..we didn't pump her full of meds.

The same goes for my wife and I. We didn't have the ability to run to the doctor regularly and so when we encountered hardships, we prayed!

Now that we are back in N. America, when our son has an issue or any of us are felling under the weather, we run to the doctor or throw some medicine at it.

I am NOT criticizing doctors or medicine. I believe God gave us both for a reason. I fully believe He can use both for His glory. This goes to trust. When it was difficult to go to the doc or acquire meds we just went right to the Great Physician. Something popped up and we prayed.

With an abundance of resources at our fingertips we tend to rely more on meds/docs and less on the King of Kings and Lord of Lords. Not to say we don't pray and don't trust...sadly just not enough. We plan on changing that though.

"Trust in the LORD forever, for the LORD GOD is an everlasting rock." (Isaiah 26:4)

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