“My times are in Your hand!” Psalm 31:15
Every event is under Divine control. Nothing is left to ‘chance’.
The hand of God is in all that occurs: directing, overruling, and sanctifying everything to our good and His glory.
He appointed all that concerns us, and appointed all in infinite wisdom and love. Therefore we should not judge rashly–or conclude hastily. We know not what may occur today–but we know that the purpose of God cannot be frustrated, nor can His purpose fail. He works all things after the counsel of His own will.
He says, “My purpose shall stand–and I will do all My pleasure.” But this is our comfort, that He takes pleasure in His people, and in the prosperity of His redeemed ones.
Let us consider, then, that everything that happens to us . . .
passes under our Father’s eye;
is overruled by our Savior’s power;
is directed by the Holy Spirit to do us good.
It shall not be as our enemies wish, or as our hearts fear; but as our God and Father pleases, and has ordained.
Therefore do not be anxious, troubled, or cast down! The Lord God omnipotent reigns–and He is your Father and your God! He shall preserve you from all evil–He shall preserve your soul.
“We know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.” Romans 8:28
Spurgeon: When you go through a trial, the sovereignty of God is the soft pillow upon which you lay your head. There is no attribute of God more comforting to His children than the doctrine of Divine Sovereignty.
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5 responses to “Nothing is left to ‘chance.’”
WONDERFUL! Thank you aj for this timely reminder in the midst of this worldly foolishness. It helps us focus on our HOPE in and thru our God and not on man. Look UP not around!
I agree with CJ!
It’s wonderful when we can have Hope in these difficult times! Thank you both for sharing! aj
Wonderful Truth aj…chance only exists in Vegas. God is not a God of odds but a God of Truth and Perfection. Since He has created ALL HE controls ALL…THANK YOU LORD!!! Thank you for reminding us all of HIS TRUTH!
For me it is so easy to forget that He controls all, especially when things aren’t going as I had hoped/wanted. Thanks for the reminder that chances only exist in Vegas! Good point! aj