Sin is sin. Betrayal is betrayal. Evil is evil. Joseph’s brothers’ evil intentions to kill him shaped his life forever. The consequences from their actions are part of his history. Joseph doesn’t excuse their behavior or act as if it never happened. BUT he sees God’s hand in his brothers’ treachery. He believes that God was working … More God’s sovereignty, purpose, providence and human responsibility
Ray Stedman helps us take a step back and review the prophecies of Ezekiel: In chapters 25-32 there is a series of judgments pronounced against foreign nations which are guilty of crimes against the people of God. Since Israel could not sin with impunity, neither could other nations escape the wrath of God. But though … More The enemies of God cannot overthrow His purpose of redemption and salvation.
Proverbs 19:21 Many are the plans in the mind of a man, but it is the purpose of the Lord that will stand. This reminds me of Proverbs 16:9 that we read last month: The heart of man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps. Our planning, our thinking and reasoning will never … More God’s Purposes Never Fail