doubt.

what is it? 

why do we doubt so much?

the dictionary defines it as:

  • –verb (used with object)
    1. to be uncertain about; consider questionable or unlikely; hesitate to believe.
    2. to distrust.
    3. Archaic. to fear; be apprehensive about.

    –verb (used without object)

    4. to be uncertain about something; be undecided in opinion or belief.

    –noun

    5. a feeling of uncertainty about the truth, reality, or nature of something.
    6. distrust.
    7. a state of affairs such as to occasion uncertainty.
    8. Obsolete. fear; dread.

what does doubt cost us?

Ralph Waldo Emerson said:  “Our distrust is very expensive.”

did it cost you a relationship?

a close relationship with Christ?

an emptiness in your heart?

years of heartache?

goals not accomplished or even attempted?

low self-esteem?

what can you do about doubt?

counteract your doubt with HOPE.

Where do you place your HOPE?

have HOPE in Christ.

HOPE in your future.

HOPE in a God that loves you and wants the best for you.

step out.

step out and trust Him.

Isaiah 40:31 says “but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”

Jeremiah 29:11 says “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”

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