A Thought To Ponder

You can’t always make things turn out the way you desire; however, God can always take the way things turned out, and work them for good.

“Good” (Greek, agathos) describes what originates from God and is empowered by Him (by the Holy Spirit) in believers’ lives, through faith.

We can be certain of this: When believers love and trust God, He will cause everything—even mistakes and disasters—to work positively in their lives in order to carry out His good purposes. As a result, all things—good or bad—can be used to administer grace and strength into the lives of His children; and, despite the evil that inevitably comes into their lives, they can experience the love and encouragement of Jesus. In fact, just as Joseph proclaimed in Genesis 50:20, we can also declare: “You meant evil against me, but God meant it for good in order to bring about this present result...