But as for you, you meant evil against me; but God meant it for good, in order to bring it about as it is this day, to save many people alive.
And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose. For whom He foreknew, He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, that He might be the firstborn among many brethren. Moreover whom He predestined, these He also called; whom He called, these He also justified; and whom He justified, these He also glorified.
Ensure that YOU KNOW that ALL things work together for good to...those who love God and are the called according to His purpose.
Why do you keep going? Because I Love God
Why do you go beyond the pain threshold? Because I Love God
Why do you look past the ridicule? Because I Love God
Why do you continue to believe in a new day? Because I Love God
I LOVE YOU, GOD AND I MEAN IT WITH ALL MY HEART ️
You have been called and assigned. There is a reason why you are alive right now.
For whom He foreknew, He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, that He might be the firstborn among many brethren.
The enemy knows your significance so he attacks you. The pressures you are exposed to indicates your importance and significance.
What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?
You have the confidence of knowing that whatever rough patch you may go through, God is the Master of transformation and He will turn it ALL FOR YOUR GOOD!
The common saying "it's ALL GOOD" takes on a whole new meaning when you know that God is for you.
God has set you up from the beginning.
God saw every distraction, poor decision and mistake you would make and He has set contingency plans to work them out for your GOOD!
God turns ALL things for good...
Even the death of Jesus was turned into something good.
In His death, the disciples thought that everything was lost... most went into hiding, Judas committed suicide, Thomas was depressed and Peter denied His Lord.
The disciples judged the moment of trial, pressure and trouble and they could not see the long term GOOD! ... BUT GOD KNEW THE END FROM THE BEGINNING!
My God is a Turn-Around God!
You may think it is finished or dead but God can give it resurrection life.
A creative contradiction is... God was with Joseph but God allowed Joseph to go through his trials...
Many of us would ask "why did this happen?" "Why are you not answering me, God?"
God did not answer in words but He answered in the long term. It was obvious to Joseph that God's hand was on his life when Joseph reached his palace level.
If God had answered Joseph's prayers when he prayed them, Joseph would have missed his purpose and God's Nation would have been destroyed in a famine.
God knows the end from the beginning.
GOD KNOWS IT ALL!!!
The greatest theologians, teachers and philosophers cannot argue with Him... even though they still try.
So many people try to explain, assess and judge their situations without having the full picture. To try and explain and understand the mind of God would mean you are God Himself... it is ok that you do not know everything, in fact it is better that you don't. You do not need to know every step and every plan, all you have to do is LOVE GOD AND BELIEVE HIS PROMISES.
Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.
The peace in your heart is the calm in the storm.
Joseph would not have gone to Egypt in a place of peace.
There is a lot of things that you would do in your pain that you wouldn't normally do in your pleasure.
The pain is working for your good!
Do not try to interfere with a man's struggle. The pig pen ministry has more impact than the ministry of love.
Pain moves us to the places that pleasure cannot.
Peace is not an absence of enemies - if I am your enemy, that's your choice but you are not mine.
"I will not be intimidated out of my mission. I will endure and I will come out winning and grinning."
The peace is knowing that you are pre-destined and when you are pre-destined, God goes ahead of you and shapes your calendar and sets contingency plans.
God speaks to your trials and says "I will allow you to go through but it is because I will use you to shape my son and he will be glorified and risen to the palace position"
YOU MAY TEST HIM BUT YOU WILL NOT BEAT HIM