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 'I will say of the LORD, ‘He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.’

Psalm 91:2

 

Trust is the very essence of faith; trust in the God who is trustworthy. ‘Trust in the Lord’ is a central theme in the Psalms. Time and time again, God is the acknowledged as the source of all true security and strength. 

 

Trust is essential to human life and lies at the heart of all relationships. Trust entails vulnerability, putting yourself in others’ hands. We have to trust experts – pilots, dentists, surgeons. 

 

Trust is central to civilised society, to living together in harmony, so it is to be valued and honoured. We can demonstrate trust in school by being reliable ourselves, by not letting people down. Similarly, when we work with others, if we are willing to let go of control ourselves and trust in the abilities and integrity of others, everyone can be enriched. Jesus, after all, entrusted his ongoing work to his disciples and ultimately to us

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