I’m trying to respond here to someone who says, “Well, God doesn’t control everything, but he permits lots of things.” This counters, among other things, the false teaching known as deism. For Christians, the process does not start with our “plans” or desires. With my right hand I spread out the skies. 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 have brought him, and I will make him successful. you would have had peace like a full-flowing river. He’s in control even when there are things we don’t understand. With a new dawn over the horizon, Many are the plans in … We see unjust, uncaring or even clearly wicked people doing things that adversely affect us. Debra L. Brown. #15. Yikes! His compassion you will feel every day. Maybe my mistakes were more than God could handle. His wisdom is leading the way. The copyright of all poems on this website belong to the individual authors. STOP! You take care of God’s business and God will take care of you. So you cannot say, ‘We already knew about that.’. 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. He knows your gifts and abilities—and He also knows your limitations. suddenly I acted, and these things happened. 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. God doesn’t just know what’s going to happen in the future, but actually controls future events. 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. 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. © Any use or disposition He chooses to make of any part of His creation is His sovereign right. Your future will never be a mystery to him. Common Mistakes: the word "i" should be capitalized, "u" is not a word, and "im" is spelled "I'm" or "I am". We might still feel afraid, but we can believe that God is with us. Maybe I had just been fooling myself. God has chosen the narrow road. Eric R. Harvey, Religious Poems Happy New Year! Isaiah 47 Isaiah 49 Isaiah 48 New Century Version (NCV) God Controls the Future 48 The Lord says, “Family of Jacob, listen to me. a.m. 8/9/1998 #1 "GOD'S IN CONTROL!" People of Israel, I have called you to be my people. Your future with God begins with an honest look at your past Psalm 119:25-32. However, there are certain things about your future that God tells you. 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. A New Year Foretold by Debra L. Brown - Family Friend Poems. he will carry out his wishes against Babylon. you have not heard about them before today. [a]    I have brought him, and I will make him successful.16 Come to me and listen to this. Lastly, God’s permission for Satan or man to act is nevertheless part of God’s ultimate design and final control. 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. 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. Isaiah 55:8-9. The study of history helps us to predict the future. God is accountable only to Himself. God is in charge and He never loses control. We might not be in control of our future, but God is. Tell this news with shouts of joy to the people; Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about. TEXT: Matt. He also doesn’t pick and choose who gets saved, who rebels, who accepts Jesus and who doesn’t. None of the gods said these things would happen. Yet he is working his plan in history. It doesn’t end there. and the Lord to lead the way, We cannot see the future, but God sees it as surely as He sees the present and the past. you can spread your wings like an eagle 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… His wisdom is leading the way. Angela Harvey Pitcher, Funny Poems for Kids Worry is caused by not trusting God to take care of our lives. 48 The Lord says, “Family of Jacob, listen to me. Debra L. Brown I will not let people speak evil against me,    and I will not let some god take my glory. Again, our ability to choose is not altered or lessened by God existing in the future … 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. But as my career, ministry, relationships, and spiritual life hit a series of dead ends, I wasn’t so sure. It shows us not only that we can trust him but also that he is in total control of all things. He created the whole universe. From the beginning I have spoken openly. God knows the fate and outcome and I will not let some god take my glory. I know that God is sovereign, and I also know by Faith that my future is in His hands. God uses those moments when you feel like you cannot go on to show you that He is in control. A: The most important advice I can give you is to seek God’s will for your future. God Is in Control God is the creator and controller of the universe and all that is in it, whether animate or inanimate. 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 things. People will praise me for not becoming angry. 22 “There is no peace for evil people,” says the Lord. My Kitty By 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. 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. St. Joseph New Catholic Version New Testament. 20 My people, leave Babylon! "This is the reason why we never lose heart. 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. We may not be in control, but we can trust the One who is. 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. Do NOT submit poems here, instead go to the. of each and every man. Verse Concepts. “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). Copyright © 2005 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. New Century Version (NCV). 15 “I have spoken; I have called him. But don’t worry. His compassion you will feel every day. 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.”. 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. If he wanted to, the Lord could just snap it out of existence in a moment. We experience the consequences of other people’s mistakes and failures. God is in control and His timing is perfect. 1. God knows the fate and outcome of each and every man. 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. AGCC Sun. 1 John 4:18. “There is no fear in love. With a new dawn over the horizon, and the Lord to lead the way, you can spread your wings like an eagle and … With my right hand I spread out the skies.When I call them,    they come together before me.”. 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. Your future is at hand. We may not know the future, but we can know the God who does. and soar through every day. 14:22-33 INTRO: Too often Christians have a poor understanding of what it means to live the life of faith. For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord. Were you touched by this poem? Worry is the opposite of faith. You don’t know the future and don’t even know all that God is doing right now in your … John P. Read, New Year By You’re trying to control things that only God can control. Now, the Lord God    has sent me with his Spirit. more by Debra L. Brown. 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 … All stories are moderated before being published. God is in control of all events, as evidenced by the fact that he is sovereign over the future. The Holy Bible, New Century Version®. 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. Learning to trust God fully is a lifelong process. God knows all about you, and He made you into the unique person you are. Isaiah 45:7. Instead of God being in control, maybe my life’s course had no real purpose after all. Find below 15 Inspirational, Motivational, Uplifting & Encouraging Bible Verses about God knowing the future below, and BE ENCOURAGED. I have purified you by giving you troubles.11 I do this for myself, for my own sake. Never forget: God knows the future, and your future is safe in God’s hands! Good things would have flowed to you like the waves of the sea. 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 … Did you spell check your submission? But perfect love drives out fear, because … 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). God explicitly claims accurate knowledge of future events as one of the greatest proofs that he is the one and only true God. 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… I have purified you by giving you troubles. He’s in control even in our fallen world where terrible things happen and people do terrible things. As we face the problems and difficulties of life in the Spirit of God we will be gaining eternal benefits. His great strength can carry your load. This truth gives Christians security in God ’s promises about a future filled with certainty and hope. We have to … I told you about them before they happened, and my wooden and metal statues made these things happen.’. 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. 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. This would mean that our future choices, as free as they are, are simply known by God. We are called to denyourselves. God’s intent is no… God has chosen the narrow road. 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. Deists believe that God has merely created the world and established … He made water flow from a rock for them.He split the rock,    and water flowed out. All other content on this website is Copyright © 2006 - 2021 FFP Inc. All rights reserved. This New Year has been foretold. Share Your Story Here. That sounds hard! 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.’. Friends, remember that God knows all and sees all, and God is with us always. By you have fought against me since you were born. The more you do it, the more you’re trying to play God, and that puts you in opposition to God. Your future is at hand. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts. The outward man does indeed suffer wear and … God is trustworthy. Sandra Hearth, A New Year Prayer By From the time it began, I was there.”. 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