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Viewing Life Through the Eyes of Faith, Not of Sense

Viewing my adverse circumstances through the eyes of faith…not sense…it’s most God-honoring stance I can take.

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Yesterday I sat amidst a group of lovely ladies while we were discussing the first two groundwork chapters of the book, Trusting God: Even When Life Hurts.

If you’ve ever doubted the power of sitting with a small but mighty passel of like-minded folks discussing the little and the big stresses, strains, and never-ending litany of troubles that do “trouble” humankind throughout their lives…then you are missing something quite wonderful.

As we opened the first pages of Jerry Bridges’ fine work, we discussed three foundational truths.

God is completely sovereign.
God is infinite in wisdom.
God is perfect in love.

Which translates like this — “God in His love always wills what is best for us. In His wisdom He always knows what is best, and in His sovereignty He has the power to bring it about.”

Thus said…when we go through difficulties (large or small) we have to view…

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