​My Daily Bread – Thine, O LORD , is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty: for all that is in the heaven and in the earth is thine; thine is the kingdom, O LORD​ , and Thou art exalted as head above all. “Let the one who boasts, boast in the LORD.” For it is not the one who commends himself who is approved, but the one whom the LORD commends. Letting Go. GOD can be trusted to guide us. The LORD had said to Abram, “Go . . . to the land I will show you.” 

My Daily Bread – Thine, O LORD , is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty: for all that is in the heaven and in the earth is thine; thine is the kingdom, O LORD​ , and Thou art exalted as head above all. 

“Let the one who boasts, boast in the LORD.” For it is not the one who commends himself who is approved, but the one whom the LORD commends. 

Letting Go. GOD can be trusted to guide us. The LORD had said to Abram, “Go . . . to the land I will show you.” 

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Thine, O LORD , is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty: for all that is in the heaven and in the earth is thine; thine is the kingdom, O LORD​ , and Thou art exalted as head above all.

1 Chronicles 29:11 KJV

http://bible.com/1/1ch.29.11.KJV

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2 Corinthians 10:17-18

“Let the one who boasts, boast in the LORD.” For it is not the one who commends himself who is approved, but the one whom the LORD commends. 

http://www.mydailybible.org/dv/esv/2017-04-20.htm

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Letting Go. GOD can be trusted to guide us.

The LORD had said to Abram, “Go . . . to the land I will show you.”—Genesis 12:1

For our wedding anniversary, my husband borrowed a tandem bike so we could enjoy a romantic adventure together. As we began to pedal on our way, I quickly realized that as the rider on the back my vision of the road ahead was eclipsed by my husband’s broad shoulders. Also, my handlebars were fixed; they didn’t affect the steering of our bike. Only the front handlebars determined our direction; mine served merely as support for my upper body. I had the choice to either be frustrated by my lack of control or to embrace the journey and trust Mike would guide us safely on our route.

When GOD asked Abram to leave his homeland and family, He didn’t offer much information concerning the destination. No geographic coordinates. No description of the new land or its natural resources. Not even an indication of how long it would take to get there. GOD simply gave the instruction to “go” to the land He would show him. Abram’s obedience to GOD’S instruction, despite lacking the details most humans crave, is credited to him as faith (Heb. 11:8).

If we find ourselves grappling with uncertainty or a lack of control in our lives, let’s seek to adopt Abram’s example of following and trusting GOD. The LORD will steer us well. —Kirsten Holmberg

Help me, LORD, to trust You with the uncertainty in my life.

What do you need to trust GOD with today? Share your prayer request at Facebook.com/ourdailybread.

GOD can be trusted to guide us.

INSIGHT: Are you inclined to be a trusting person? Or does it all depend on how well you know the one who is leading you? It’s hard to know how much Abram knew about the LORD who asked him to follow Him to a new homeland. Many years later, JESUS asked a group of fisherman to follow Him (Matt. 4:19).There’s a sense in which we’re all in the same boat when it comes to trusting the One who said, “Follow me.” Then as now, the challenge is to trust in GOD’S ability to lead rather than in our ability to follow. Mart DeHaan

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