So thankful that He can see beyond earthly ‘trails’ to the very core of our being.
“What then shall we say? Is God unjust? Not at all! 15 For he says to Moses, “I will have mercy on whom I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion.”
16 It does not, therefore, depend on human desire or effort, but on God’s mercy. 17 For Scripture says to Pharaoh: “I raised you up for this very purpose, that I might display my power in you and that my name might be proclaimed in all the earth.” 18 Therefore God has mercy on whom he wants to have mercy, and he hardens whom he wants to harden.“
Romans 9:14-18 NIV
“God ‘will repay each person according to what they have done.’ 7 To those who by persistence in doing good seek glory, honor and immortality, he will give eternal life.”
Romans 2:6-7 NIV
“He reveals the deep things of darkness
and brings utter darkness into the light.”
Job 12:22 NIV
There are those who hold to the truth and those who believe the lie.
“Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I did not come to bring peace, but a sword. 35 For I have come to turn
“‘a man against his father,
a daughter against her mother,
a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law—
36 a man’s enemies will be the members of his own household.’”
Matthew 10:34-36 NIV
“Do not deceive yourselves. If any of you think you are wise by the standards of this age, you should become “fools” so that you may become wise.”
1 Corinthians 3:18 NIV
“Then the LORD saw that the wickedness of mankind was great on the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of their hearts was only evil continually.”
Genesis 6:5 NASB
… His will stands regardless of one’s acknowledgment.
““All the inhabitants of the earth are of no account, But He does according to His will among the army of heaven And among the inhabitants of earth; And no one can fend off His hand Or say to Him, ‘What have You done?’”
Daniel 4:35 NASB
If you think you have plenty of time, think again.
“Watch therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour in which the Son of Man is coming.”
Matthew 25:13 NKJV