Wednesday, July 27, 2022

God’s Goodness

 




Oh, how great is Your goodness, which You have laid up for those who fear You, which you have prepared for those who trust in You in the presence in the presence of the sons of men!

Psalm 31:19 (NKJV)


As children, we learned the table grace, “God is Great, God is good.” Somewhere in the process of growing up, we seem to forget how great God really is.


As we look around our world, we see people take for granted that God loves them and the many ways He provides for us.


When we pray, we need to begin with the words, “Thank You,” or even “Forgive us, Father,” We need to remember that all we have and all we are, we owe to Him and His graciousness.


We learn to trust God and His goodness as we go through the trials and hardships of life here on earth. I don’t need to elaborate on the many trials people to through to you who read this; I am certain that each of you have gone through trials of various sorts.


As I type this essay, I am trusting Him to guide my husband and myself through the day tomorrow as we go for his pro-operative tests for his surgery early in August. This time has been one of learning for me.


We all see things that remind us of God’s goodness to us, His children. In return, we must show His love to the world. We should always remember that He died for our sins Because of that act we will be able to spend eternity with God.

2 comments:

  1. Praying for you both Cecelia, that all we go well and that the Lord will send His angels to watch over you (Psalm 91).

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  2. Thank you, Marja, husband's surgery got put "on hold" due to his a1c being too high. God is in control and we have to wait for His answer.

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