Providence

In old classic literature providence was used to describe how God used natural events—however extreme—to demonstrate his power and his care. “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV) In Daniel DeFoe’s Robinson Crusoe, his protagonist experiences a shipwreck and twenty-eight (28) years stranded on a deserted island to…

Walking in Faith not Fear – "but God meant it for good…"

“…you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good, to bring it about that many people should be kept alive, as they are today.” Genesis 50:20 ESV This quote is from the story of Joseph. He was the eleventh of the twelve sons of Jacob. Joseph was his father’s favorite – and his brothers…