God and that the only way to live through the crisis was to place His complete trust in God. 23, David takes the gentle picture of a shepherd with his sheep to describe the relationship God has with us and we with Him. 1 – Trusting God When You’re Alone in the Gap (4.18.10) 2 – Trusting God When the Brook Dries Up (5.9.10) 3 – Trusting God When the Food Runs Out (5.16.10) 4 – Trusting God in the Valley of Death’s Shadow (5.23.10) Experiencing God in Times of Crisis From the series Finding God When You Need Him Most Crises are a part of life. God allows time in the valley In the first four verses of Ps. This truth alone can strengthen us not to give in to fear. (2 Timothy 2:1-7 NKJV) Fear can rob us of three essential gifts from God that we desperately need at this time. Trusting God Strategy #2: Run To The Throne of Grace Hebrews 4:16 says, “Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time … Our faith can be steady because our God is faithfully unchanging. 2 Timothy 1:7 tells us: For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. Take a few moments with me this morning to see David's confidence in times of crisis. Others are local - cancer, divorce, bankruptcy, or the death of a loved one. Sermons: TRUSTING GOD IN DIFFICULT TIMES. Some are global - tsunamis, earthquakes, or terrorism. Trusting God starts with not leaning on my own understanding and trusting God with ALL my heart. David shows also that he belongs to God because he says that he is committed to God’s will whatever it may be. When a crisis comes in your life, so you approach it with an attitude of … 2. I.