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"In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you..." 1Thess 5:18
A king who did not believe in the goodness of God, had a slave who, in
all circumstances, said:
"My king, do not be discouraged, because
everything God does is perfect, no mistakes!"
One day they went hunting and along the way a wild animal attacked the
king. His slave managed to kill the animal, but could not prevent his
majesty losing a finger.
Furious and without showing his gratitude for being saved, the nobleman
said "Is God good? The Kind replied: "If He was good, I would not have been attacked and
lost my finger."
The slave replied only "My king, despite all these things, I can only
tell you that God is good, and he knows the "why" of all these things. What God does is perfect. He
is never wrong!"
Outraged by the response, the king ordered the arrest of his slave.
Later, he left for another hunt and was captured by savages who made
In the altar, ready to sacrifice the noble savage had found that the
victim had not one of his fingers, was released. According to them: it
was not a complete sacrifice to be offered to the gods.
Upon his return to the palace, he authorized the release of his slave
that he received very affectionately.
"My dear servant, God was really good for me! I was almost killed by the wild
men, but for lack of a single finger, I was let go! But I have a
question: If God is so good, why did he allow me to put you in jail?
"Oh" replied the servant: "My King, if I had gone with you in this hunt, I 'would have been
sacrificed for you, because I have no missing finger!"
Therefore, remember: everything God does is perfect. IT is never wrong
Often we complain about life and things that happen to us apparently
negative, forgetting that nothing is random and that everything has a purpose and work in our life.
Do not be afraid. God is never wrong! Why this message is for you? I do not know, but God knows,
because he never make mistakes.......
The path of God and his word is perfect, without impurities. IT is the
way of all those who trust in him, as he says in 2 Samuel 22: 31
"As for God, his way is perfect; the word of the LORD is tried: he is a refuge to all them that trust in him."
Whatever happens in your life Christian, happens with a reason. You must believe that God is active in control of every little detail of your life and that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose! (Rom 8:28)
But there is also a warning, God can also not sin and are never the author of sin. When we sin, we are not in His control nor under His protection. If we live in a way that offends God, there will be many things that will happen to us outside of God's Will. We read about a story in the gospel of John of a man who were healed by the Lord Jesus Christ. Then afterwards Christ find this same and told him:
"See, you are well! Stop sinning or something worse may happen to you..." John 5:14
When we destroy our bodies by using drugs or fornication or by smoking or whatever thing we do, God says if we will destroy His temple, He will destroy us, showing He is not in control of the destruction, but against what is going on in our lifes! He is not tha author of sin nor of confusion nor is He in control, one of the reason's I believe the Lord taught us to pray: "Let Thy Will be done, on earth AS IT IS in Heaven.." which only show that if His will was done in all of our life there would have been no need to pray or even suggest such prayer! If we would live a life of sexual immorality, many young woman will face barrenness and be without children, something that God would not desire for many. The bottomline of the warning is that you may be involve with many things that cause destruction in your life now and will in future brings much pain and judgment on your life (Ecc 11:7- 12:1)
But there is many things that do happen to us where we have no control over, things that are many times grievious to us and which may cause much pain. Please know God's desire for all is that they might be saved and be conformed into the image of His Son and He will spare no cost, no pain, no trouble to bring us into the glorious liberty of Jesus Christ the Lord! He is always good to those that seek Him -
"The hand of our God is upon all them for good that seek him; but his power and his wrath is against all them that forsake him..." (Ezr 8:22)
"Truly God is good to Israel, even to such as are of a clean heart..." (Ps 73:1)
"For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly." Psalm 84:11
Please remember then, God never makes mistakes, In all His dealings He works everything out for our good, He can never be wrong and He cannot lie, your life is safe in His hands! HEREIN is our refuge and strenght!