7 You are my hiding place;
you will protect me from trouble
and surround me with songs of deliverance.
8 I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go;
I will counsel you and watch over you.
9 Do not be like the horse or the mule,
which have no understanding
but must be controlled by bit and bridle
or they will not come to you.
1“Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me. 2In my Father’s house are many rooms; if it were not so, I would have told you. I am going there to prepare a place for you. 3And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am.
17 The righteous cry out, and the LORD hears them;
he delivers them from all their troubles.
18 The LORD is close to the brokenhearted
and saves those who are crushed in spirit.
19 A righteous man may have many troubles,
but the LORD delivers him from them all;
Being a Christian doesnt mean everything is rosy – that bad things dont happen but it does mean you are never alone never abandoned and you have the strength through him to pick yourself up, dust yourself down and get on with it.
Being a Christian doent mean you necessarily get to live in a big house and drive a big flashy car- wealth doesnt equal faith or lack off. But it does mean that I trust God to provide for my needs- learning that how he sees my needs doesnt always tally with my wants
well thats the hard bit .