Trust is set in Christ through the use of His holy ordered knowledge and spiritual tokens for bearing fruit through overcoming. Those who forsake these things have their confidence set in the devices of Men.
While sinners see value only in themselves and those they aspire to, the faithful see value only in Christ. Therefore sinners toil in vain with the wisdom and tools of this world while the faithful labor fruitfully with the knowledge and tokens from above.
Sinners deny this but their conscience testifies against them.
17 Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked:
18 I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see.
Study our free online lessons: http://www.s8wministries.org/course.php?id=10