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Trust, Not Clarity

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"Knowing" the future gets in the way of faith.

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Trust, Not Clarity

July 05, 2023
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Ron: “Knowing” the future gets in the way of faith.

Announcer: For FamilyLife Blended®, here’s Ron Deal.

Ron: Maybe you’ve heard the story about John Kavanaugh’s conversation with Mother Teresa. The famous ethicist asked her to pray that he would have clarity about how to spend the rest of his life. Her answer shocked him. “No, I will not do that,” she said. When he asked her why, she said, “Clarity is the last thing you are clinging to and must let go of. I have never had clarity; what I have always had is trust. So, I will pray that you trust God.”

Knowing short-circuits faith. Not knowing forces you to rest in God’s care. And despite its uncertainty, that’s a much better place for you and your family to be. For FamilyLife Blended I’m Ron Deal.

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