Are You Faithful?

“But like a woman unfaithful to her husband, so you, Israel, have been unfaithful to me,” declares the Lord.

(Jeremiah 3:20 NIV)

I find it interesting that even after many years of marriage, most couples struggle with trust issues. They can’t seem to trust their partners around others, especially single people. Oftentimes, it’s not the single person’s fault. The problem lies within the husband or wife who can’t be trusted.

Although the nation of Israel walked with God for many years, God didn’t trust His people. They were often caught wondering after and worshipping other gods. In fact, the Bible depicts Israel as an unfaithful wife, as in today’s passage and numerous others in Scripture.

Israel is symbolic of all believers in Christ today. We’re just as susceptible of cheating on God as those who walked before us. And just as He repeatedly invites us to trust Him, He’s also looking for people whom He can trust. Are you faithful to Him?

Published by risingwiththeson

Farah obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree (with a double major in English and Religious Studies) from the University of Toronto, where she also completed her Bachelor of Education (OISE). While she enjoys teaching, writing gives Farah equal pleasure. She began to exercise this passion with the publication of "Rising with the Son," her daily devotional blog. It is designed to help strengthen the faith of her readers in Jesus. Through her writing, it is Farah's wish to inspire others and help them develop a closer relationship with God and His Son, Jesus Christ.

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