The situations and circumstances in our life are not evidence of God’s favor and blessing. It is the way he enables us to respond to those situations and circumstances of life that demonstrate His hand on us.
It is easy to think that we will do great things if only we were given great opportunities.
“I know the plans I have for you…” If you didn’t already know, you would never guess the context for one of this most famous promise.
They were trying to trap him into saying something they could use against him, but Jesus bent down and wrote in the dust with his finger. (John 8:6) Read: 1 Kings 22:10-53, 2 Chronicles 18:9 – 20:30 Relate: In Jeremiah 17, God says, “The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it? I…