However, one should never use a claim of trust in God to condone laziness or rash behavior.
"Although the percentage of infants born with this disease is small and one might be apt to apply the verse: 'You shall trust wholeheartedly in the Almighty,' (which Rashi interprets as meaning that one should not delve into the future), in light of the fact that a simple test has been developed for this, one who does not make use of it is like one who shuts his eyes to what can clearly be seen.
that the deceitful race -- such hateful enemies and blasphemers of the name of Christ -- not be allowed further to infect and trouble this new colony." Jews were spared eviction because the Dutch West India Company was heavily dependent on Jewish investments.
Stuyvesant contented himself with subjecting the Jews to indignities: He denied them the right to serve in the military and forced them to pay extra taxes.
Of course God can override that system (and He often does - that's what we call "miracles").
But God prefers to remain somewhat hidden - to preserve our quest to find Him.