No one else, but God, is truly trustworthy. While that seems a little over-broad, truth is, we are all sinners. The world is filled with folks, good and bad, that are ultimately torn to follow their own interests and needs. David, the King that changed Israel– sinned, his family sinned, his world was filled with people that would steal his throne, his life and his name. In his time, people were a mess. David’s kingdom was full of intrigue and dysfunction. So David put it bluntly–God is truly the only trustworthy source.
In our day–God is still our only trustworthy source. Make no mistake, most folks in our lives–mean well. They never truly intend to lie, betray or hurt us. We are, however, human and as such; always subject to sin. So, as David said, we need to place our trust in God–He is steadfast, true and eternal. He loves us and has given so much to redeem us. He will never lie, he will never leave and he will always love us–His beloved. Solomon said it best–“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, lean not on your own understanding, acknowledge Him in all your ways–and He will make your path straight!” Proverbs 3:5-6.
God Bless You
Help, Lord, for no one is faithful anymore;
those who are loyal have vanished from the human race.
2 Everyone lies to their neighbor;
they flatter with their lips
but harbor deception in their hearts.
3 May the Lord silence all flattering lips
and every boastful tongue—
4 those who say,
“By our tongues we will prevail;
our own lips will defend us—who is lord over us?”
5 “Because the poor are plundered and the needy groan,
I will now arise,” says the Lord.
“I will protect them from those who malign them.”
6 And the words of the Lord are flawless,
like silver purified in a crucible,
like gold refined seven times.
7 You, Lord, will keep the needy safe
and will protect us forever from the wicked,
8 who freely strut about
when what is vile is honored by the human race.