Scripture: “Behold, God is my salvation, I will trust and not be afraid…” Isaiah 12:2
Man is a predator and a horse is a prey animal. The natural response of a horse to man is to flee. Most predators like man have their eyes close together, ears farther back and a horse recognizes those traits as traits of a predator. Yet God has designed the horse so that the horse can develop a trust in man. This kind of trust is amazing. Amos, my horse, sees me and quickly comes to me; he senses no threat in me as a predator. He even allows me to subdue him by putting a bridle on his head, a bit in his mouth and a saddle on his back. Finally, he even lets me climb on his back. This is not natural for a horse. A horses basic instinct is to rid anything that is on its back. Training and development of trust by his trainer is what convinces a horse to trust.
How do you see your Heavenly Father? Do you trust Him or do you see Him as a predator? Someone you have to fear? Look at our scripture today, the words tell us we need to trust. God is our salvation. Fear is not something that we have to worry about as we approach our Heavenly Father. He wants to walk with us each moment of the day. Why not place your hand in His today and walk and talk together. Tell your Heavenly Father how much you love Him.
Prayer Thought: I will not fear you Father, I will trust and love You.