Trust in the Lord

August 15, 2021

“Trust in the Lord” – Rev. Briony Desotell

Psalm 8

O Lord, our Sovereign,
    how majestic is your name in all the earth!

You have set your glory above the heavens.

 Out of the mouths of babes and infants
you have founded a bulwark because of your foes,
    to silence the enemy and the avenger.

 When I look at your heavens, the work of your fingers,
    the moon and the stars that you have established;
 what are human beings that you are mindful of them,
    mortals that you care for them?

 Yet you have made them a little lower than God,
    and crowned them with glory and honor.
 You have given them dominion over the works of your hands;
    you have put all things under their feet,
 all sheep and oxen,
    and also the beasts of the field,
 the birds of the air, and the fish of the sea,
    whatever passes along the paths of the seas.

 O Lord, our Sovereign,
    how majestic is your name in all the earth!

Proverbs 3:1-6

My child, do not forget my teaching,
    but let your heart keep my commandments;
 for length of days and years of life
    and abundant welfare they will give you.

 Do not let loyalty and faithfulness forsake you;
    bind them around your neck,
    write them on the tablet of your heart.
 So you will find favor and good repute
    in the sight of God and of people.

 Trust in the Lord with all your heart,
    and do not rely on your own insight.
 In all your ways acknowledge him,
    and he will make straight your paths.