The promises people make are subject to circumstances beyond their control and fluctuations in their integrity. None of that applies to God. “God is not a man, that he might lie, or a son of man, that he might change his mind?” (Num. 23:19). The eternal life He has promised us will be delivered because of the power and character of the One making the pledge.
Give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus (1 Thessalonians 5:18, NIV). God told the Israelites (famously repeated by Jesus) that man cannot live by bread alone. When God first said that, Israel was wandering in a desert wasteland. They were learning to trust God for his physical […]