And be sure of this: I am with you always, even to the end of the age.”
Truck drivers are required by law to specify co-drivers, if they have one. For years, Ramiro Olivarez would put down Jesus as his Co-Driver. Federal and state laws say you can't lie about it. Do you think Ramiro lied?
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- Matthew 28:20
All Powerful? Check!
All Knowing? Check!
All in control? ... All in control? ... ALL IN CONTROL?? Check what this 4 minute video says about it...
As we continue to explore God and the Bible, we know some concepts can only be left to interpretation. While we have the intellectual capacity to put ourselves in the mind set of the time period, still so many unwritten details leave many ideas perplexing.
So before digressing, we have a conceptual assumption: because God is all powerful and all knowing, he is therefore in control of all things, past, present and future? He knows everything that you're going to do in your life before it happens?
God controls everything... except our choices. Take a moment with that.
Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. Do not quench the Spirit.
1 Thessalonians 5:16-19
Some portrayals of Jesus in films and pop-culture have Him roaming around like a disconnected introvert who is lingering for opportunities to solve problems. But on the contrary, the Bible illustrates several passionate scenes from the life of Christ.
Jesus was Passionate.
Want to know what truly went down in that meme? Did He really use a whip? Pick up a Bible and flip over to the book of Matthew - Chapter 21 verse 12. You won't regret it.
My betterment is arrested because the sum of my excuses, comfort zone and selfishness prevail. Risk is my prisoner and escape seems impossible.
Esther had every right to justify letting her people be murdered, but she risked her position as queen and the safety of her life to help those in need. What do you have to sacrifice to help someone who truly needs help? How often do you let it pass by? Do your justifications have merit?
Don't believe any movie or article that makes claim of Esther showing direct signs of believing in God. There is nothing in her biblical story that proves that. It's crucial to know this because the themes in the book of Esther apply to everyone, no matter what spiritual belief you have.