God has chosen the narrow road. For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord. For Christians, the process does not start with our “plans” or desires. Eric R. Harvey, Religious Poems AGCC Sun. Your future will never be a mystery to him. So you cannot say, ‘We already knew about that.’. If he wanted to, the Lord could just snap it out of existence in a moment. That, however; is another area where I sometimes run into a paradox in my thinking – If God has ultimate control of the outcome of my future… I have brought him, and I will make him successful. NCV Grace for the Moment Daily Bible - Slightly Imperfect, eBible for PDA: Essentials Library - Slightly Imperfect, St. Joseph New Catholic Version New Testament And Psalms. Instead of God being in control, maybe my life’s course had no real purpose after all. His compassion you will feel every day. God knows the fate and outcome We might still feel afraid, but we can believe that God is with us. If He did, everyone would be saved—because, as Scripture tells us, God “wants everyone to be saved and to come to a full knowledge of the tr… We might not be in control of our future, but God is. Isaiah 55:8-9. God doesn’t just know what’s going to happen in the future, but actually controls future events. God is in control and His timing is perfect. We experience the consequences of other people’s mistakes and failures. God is in charge and He never loses control. His wisdom is leading the way. Despite what some Christian circles preach, free will does exist; God doesn’t control the clothes you wear, the food you eat, or the decisions you make, whether good or bad. With my right hand I spread out the skies.When I call them,    they come together before me.”. “The LORD of hosts has sworn, saying, ‘Surely, as I have thought, so it shall come to pass, And as I have purposed, so it shall stand’” (Isaiah 14:24). Common Mistakes: the word "i" should be capitalized, "u" is not a word, and "im" is spelled "I'm" or "I am". People will praise me for not becoming angry    and destroying you.10 I have made you pure, but not by fire, as silver is made pure. God is in control of all events, as evidenced by the fact that he is sovereign over the future. The outward man does indeed suffer wear and … We are called to denyourselves. St. Joseph New Catholic Version New Testament. The truth is: Nothing will come into my life or your life today that God did not either allow or decree for our ultimate good. a.m. 8/9/1998 #1 "GOD'S IN CONTROL!" His great strength can carry your load. His wisdom is leading the way. more by Debra L. Brown. I will not let people speak evil against me. God’s control, his authority, gives us freedom because “the human will is free when it is not in bondage to prefer and choose irrationally. Happy New Year! 14 All of you, come together and listen. Learning to trust God fully is a lifelong process. None of the gods said these things would happen. Yet he is working his plan in history. God’s intent is no… Debra L. Brown 47 Bible Verses about God Being In Control ... For God has not given us a spirit of timidity, but of power and love and discipline. you have not heard about them before today. We have to … His great strength can carry your load. The more you do it, the more you’re trying to play God, and that puts you in opposition to God. Tell this news with shouts of joy to the people; Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about. 20 My people, leave Babylon! Many are the plans in … God Is in Control God is the creator and controller of the universe and all that is in it, whether animate or inanimate. By #15. 1. Do NOT submit poems here, instead go to the. He’s in control even in our fallen world where terrible things happen and people do terrible things. It doesn’t end there. People will praise me for not becoming angry. Debra L. Brown. God has chosen the narrow road. He also doesn’t pick and choose who gets saved, who rebels, who accepts Jesus and who doesn’t. God explicitly claims accurate knowledge of future events as one of the greatest proofs that he is the one and only true God. The thesis he sets forth in God of The Possible is that, to some extent, God knows the future as definitely this way and definitely not that way, but that to some extent, He knows it as possibly this way and possibly not that way. Your future is at hand. As we face the problems and difficulties of life in the Spirit of God we will be gaining eternal benefits. Angela Harvey Pitcher, Funny Poems for Kids We cannot see the future, but God sees it as surely as He sees the present and the past. Were you touched by this poem? This would mean that our future choices, as free as they are, are simply known by God. The Holy Bible, New Century Version®. This New Year has been foretold. But perfect love drives out fear, because … 14:22-33 INTRO: Too often Christians have a poor understanding of what it means to live the life of faith. Worry is the opposite of faith. That sounds hard! I told you about them before they happened, and my wooden and metal statues made these things happen.’. [a]    I have brought him, and I will make him successful.16 Come to me and listen to this. We see unjust, uncaring or even clearly wicked people doing things that adversely affect us. All stories are moderated before being published. God is trustworthy. His compassion you will feel every day. Run from the Babylonians!Tell this news with shouts of joy to the people;    spread it everywhere on earth.Say, “The Lord has saved his servants, the people of Jacob.”21 They did not become thirsty when he led them through the deserts. Deists believe that God has merely created the world and established … Maybe I had just been fooling myself. If God is not restricted to existence in the present, our present, then the future is known by God because God indwells the future as well as the present (and the past). Worry is caused by not trusting God to take care of our lives. People of Israel, I have called you to be my people.I am God;    I am the beginning and the end.13 I made the earth with my own hands. 6 “You heard and saw everything that happened,    so you should tell this news to others.Now I will tell you about new things,    hidden things that you don’t know yet.7 These things are happening now, not long ago;    you have not heard about them before today.So you cannot say, ‘We already knew about that.’8 But you have not heard me; you have not understood. However, there are certain things about your future that God tells you. God is accountable only to Himself. God is in control of all things. suddenly I acted, and these things happened. Copyright © 2005 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. New Century Version (NCV). Share Your Story Here. John P. Read, New Year By But don’t worry. God knows the fate and outcome of each and every man. We may not know the future, but we can know the God who does. No Time To Pray By Yikes! you have fought against me since you were born. God is in complete control of every molecule in the universe at every moment, and everything that happens is either caused or allowed by Him for His own perfect purposes. Sandra Hearth, A New Year Prayer By Find below 15 Inspirational, Motivational, Uplifting & Encouraging Bible Verses about God knowing the future below, and BE ENCOURAGED. Lastly, God’s permission for Satan or man to act is nevertheless part of God’s ultimate design and final control. This truth gives Christians security in God ’s promises about a future filled with certainty and hope. The study of history helps us to predict the future. A New Year Foretold by Debra L. Brown - Family Friend Poems. I have purified you by giving you troubles. 12 “People of Jacob, listen to me. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts … of each and every man. Your future with God begins with an honest look at your past Psalm 119:25-32. Because God is in control we can trust him for our future. With my right hand I spread out the skies. I’m trying to respond here to someone who says, “Well, God doesn’t control everything, but he permits lots of things.” Good things would have flowed to you like the waves of the sea.19 You would have had many children,    as many as the grains of sand.They would never have died out    nor been destroyed.”. Any use or disposition He chooses to make of any part of His creation is His sovereign right. From the time it began, I was there.”. Even long ago you did not listen to me.I knew you would surely turn against me;    you have fought against me since you were born.9 But for my own sake I will be patient. Never forget: God knows the future, and your future is safe in God’s hands! Now, the Lord God    has sent me with his Spirit. Again, our ability to choose is not altered or lessened by God existing in the future … You can’t control your husband or your kids or your wife or your job or your future or your past or any of that stuff. Your future is at hand. Isaiah 45:7. None of the gods said these things would happen.The Lord has chosen someone    to attack the Babylonians;    he will carry out his wishes against Babylon. You don’t know the future and don’t even know all that God is doing right now in your … But Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” Isaiah 55:8-11 For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord. I have purified you by giving you troubles.11 I do this for myself, for my own sake. and the Lord to lead the way, People of Israel, I have called you to be my people. He’s in control even when there are things we don’t understand. STOP! and soar through every day. You’re trying to control things that only God can control. It shows us not only that we can trust him but also that he is in total control of all things. God knows all about you, and He made you into the unique person you are. you would have had peace like a full-flowing river. The copyright of all poems on this website belong to the individual authors. Did you spell check your submission? Creation What Else God Created Bad Days God Can Harm People Tragedy wellness Natural Disasters autonomy Blessings And Prosperity God Turning Bad Things Into Good … Friends, remember that God knows all and sees all, and God is with us always. He created the whole universe. 15 “I have spoken; I have called him. The Contemporary Parallel New Testament with KJV, NIV, NKJV, NASB, and more! Romans 8:38-39 “For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” I said these things and made them known;    suddenly I acted, and these things happened.4 I knew you were stubborn;    your neck was like an iron muscle,    and your head was like bronze.5 So a long time ago I told you about these things;    I told you about them before they happenedso you couldn’t say, ‘My idols did this,    and my wooden and metal statues made these things happen.’. and I will not let some god take my glory. My Kitty By Often our concept reflects our society rather than Scripture.Our society tells us that life should be pain free, hence all the aids and medications we have to quickly … TEXT: Matt. He knows your gifts and abilities—and He also knows your limitations. With a new dawn over the horizon, and the Lord to lead the way, you can spread your wings like an eagle and … Good things would have flowed to you like the waves of the sea. © You are called Israel,    and you come from the family of Judah.You swear by the Lord’s name    and praise the God of Israel,    but you are not honest or sincere.2 You call yourselves people of the holy city,    and you depend on the God of Israel,    who is named the Lord All-Powerful.3 Long ago I told you what would happen. Verse Concepts. This counters, among other things, the false teaching known as deism. "This is the reason why we never lose heart. A: The most important advice I can give you is to seek God’s will for your future. The reason that we tend to feel burdened by our lives and our futures is because we try to take everything into our hands and do not like feeling as if there is uncertainty. We may not be in control, but we can trust the One who is. he will carry out his wishes against Babylon. Maybe my mistakes were more than God could handle. But as my career, ministry, relationships, and spiritual life hit a series of dead ends, I wasn’t so sure. He made water flow from a rock for them.He split the rock,    and water flowed out. God's Providential Control Water Irrigation Kingdoms Hand Of God God, Purpose Of Predestination Rivers The king’s heart is like channels of water in the hand of the Lord ; He turns it wherever He wishes. All other content on this website is Copyright © 2006 - 2021 FFP Inc. All rights reserved. With a new dawn over the horizon, When we commit our lives to Christ, and let Him take control, He not only reveals to us the things we should “let go” of, but He is with us every step of the way. 17 This is what the Lord, who saves you,    the Holy One of Israel, says:“I am the Lord your God,    who teaches you to do what is good,    who leads you in the way you should go.18 If you had obeyed me,    you would have had peace like a full-flowing river. God uses those moments when you feel like you cannot go on to show you that He is in control. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts. I know that God is sovereign, and I also know by Faith that my future is in His hands. One of our problems with the sovereignty of God is that it frequently does not appear that God is in control of the circumstances of our lives. 48 The Lord says, “Family of Jacob, listen to me. Isaiah 47 Isaiah 49 Isaiah 48 New Century Version (NCV) God Controls the Future 48 The Lord says, “Family of Jacob, listen to me. 22 “There is no peace for evil people,” says the Lord. You take care of God’s business and God will take care of you. From the beginning I have spoken openly. you can spread your wings like an eagle I will not let people speak evil against me,    and I will not let some god take my glory. 1 John 4:18. “There is no fear in love. 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