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For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blamelessin his sight. In love he predestined us to be adopted as his sons through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure and will. - Ephesians 1:4-5
My philosophy -since the selfishness people are capable of can be overwhelming stick to this and you'll never be at their level...
Once we have called, our next step is to watch. He has never broken a promise and He is promising to show us great and mighty things we do not know. God finds joy not only in our asking but also in our anticipation that follows. Lets not rob Him of them!
be still my soul the Lord is on thy side bear patiently the cross of grief or pain leave to thy God to order and provide in every change He faithful will remain
JESUS DYING FOR OUR SINS WAS ALL ABOUT LOVE FOR US: "Let your religion be less of a theory and more of a love affair," G.K. Chesterton. "For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life," John 3:16.