All Things Work Together

And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.  For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.

Romans 8:28-29

These are famous verses and they are famous verses for a good reason.  “…all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.”  Those words have been a comfort and an encouragement to many, many people throughout the years.  They can settle our hearts and minds today if we will let them.

Most of the things that we spend our time worrying about are really pretty small.  Most of the things that we allow to produce stress in our lives are things we shouldn’t be giving a second thought to.  If we will understand that “all things work together for good…” it will take away a lot of the little stresses that creep into our lives.

It is encouraging to know that God is in complete control.  It is encouraging to know that He knows about every situation in our lives.  He knows where it came from and He knows where it is going.

One of the reasons we worry and stress about things is that we cannot see the end from the beginning.  All we can see is a (usually) temporary inconvenience.  But God knows the end from the beginning.  And God knows what His plan is for us and for everyone else.  So, whatever it is that happens to us is part of that plan.  When we accept that fact, we can rest in that fact.  God is working things together in the way that He wants them.  That is a comforting thought!

 

2 responses to this post.

  1. It is a comforting thought , Ben! Oh to trust Him more! God bless you!

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