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The Secrets of God

what god has instore for those who love him

As I stood in front of Westminster Abbey in London, I felt a little sad because I desperately wanted my mother to experience something so grand. My Lord God, I have no idea where I am going. And indeed that glory is still beyond the power of mere human conception. In this way, then, the Spirit searches all things, yes, the deep things of God. The Revised Version is here more literal and accurate. He compares the reward to receiving authority over cities Luke 19:17 , which suggests that even in the age to come the time of service will not be over.


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The Things Which God has Prepared for Those Who Love Him

what god has instore for those who love him

The Spirit then searches for it, and brings it out and up. From high to low, from rich to poor, from the learned scholar to the untaught rustic, from the colonial bishop to the poor curate, from the fashionable lady to the cottager's wife, infidelity, seated in the head or in the heart, reigns everywhere with fearful sway. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons. Philippians 4:6-7 Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; {7} and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. They feast on the abundance of your house, and you give them drink from the river of your delights.

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God Gives Peace and Rest

what god has instore for those who love him

This is what explains what happens to us in our lives. There are things God hath prepared for those that love him, and wait for him, which sense cannot discover, no teaching can convey to our ears, nor can it yet enter our hearts. Our love to God does not give us a saving interest in these things prepared, nor does the work of Christ upon the heart give us a saving interest in the things prepared. Chrysostom regards the words as part of a lost prophecy. For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified.

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1 Corinthians 2:9

what god has instore for those who love him

It is not revealed, shed abroad, manifested, or made known; yet the fear of God at work in the heart leads on to a knowledge and an experience of it in due time. Please feel free to email me at carol carolaround. Yet none of these can compare to what God has prepared for us. . From ancient times no one has heard, no one has listened to, no eye has seen any God except you who acts on behalf of the one who waits for him. On that Day we will stand before the Lord and hear His judgment, and only after that receive our reward in the regenerated new heavens and the new earth which He will create Matthew 19:28, 2 Peter 3:13. Salt flavors food, and a certain amount of salt is necessary for health and life.

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Do All Things Work Together for Good?

what god has instore for those who love him

The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him. {2} He shall enter into peace; They shall rest in their beds, Each one walking in his uprightness. Second, we should never underestimate what God has in store for those who love Him. The things are prepared before-hand. First of all, heaven is not thought of as the final reward, but as an intermediate state.

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Eyes Have Not Seen, Ears Have Not Heard

what god has instore for those who love him

Perhaps a husband remembers how his wife stood by him in the early days of his career. Then things will begin to fall into place and make sense. The day is coming when we will be glorified with Him and be like Him! It must have been revealed by the Spirit before you could receive its blessedness, or feel its cleansing power. That is what revolutionizes society. A person designs to invite a certain number of guests to partake of his hospitality.

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God Has Great Things in Store for Me

what god has instore for those who love him

Since ancient times no one has heard, no ear has perceived, no eye has seen any God besides you, who acts on behalf of those who wait for him. I hope you recognize that authority is always the ultimate question. For since the beginning of the world men have not heard, nor perceived by the ear, neither hath the eye seen, O God, beside thee, what he hath prepared for him that waiteth for him. How many of you get up in the morning, and, first thing, feel a sense of guilt about something you didn't do but should have, or something wrong you did do the night before? Out of all eternity, I chose you. Many, very many, of the most intelligent and skillful businessmen in town and country are avowed infidels, or, where not abandoned to such open denial of God and his word, are practical atheists, or, to use the apostle's emphatic language, have no hope and are without God in the world.

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Eyes Haven’t Seen and Ears Haven’t Heard?

what god has instore for those who love him

Many times this promise has been trivialized. Oh how great is thy goodness, which thou hast laid up for them that fear thee; which thou hast wrought for them that trust in thee before the sons of men! You will constantly be merely treating the symptoms which keep reappearing all the time unless you begin to understand how to use weapons which will aim at the real source of trouble, as Paul tells us in the sixth chapter of Ephesians. Chrysostom also suggests that it may be a reference, not to a writing, but to historical facts, as in. Consider, for instance, for a moment what a deep thing the Person of Christ is. Thus if we have any faith, it lies very deep, for it is hidden in the heart, and sometimes so hidden as to be almost, if not altogether, out of sight. You can start by reading some of the verses before and after the verse in question. It can be scary, because like Moses we sometimes think that even God might fail.

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