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…