@WeAreWorshipUSA
  • Just loading the latest from Twitter... Stand by

He Works All Things For My Good - Devotional

Posted by Nicole Binion on 25 May 2017 | 0 Comments

Tags: , ,

Romans 8:26-28 (AMP)

“In the same way the Spirit [comes to us and] helps us in our weakness. We do not know what prayer to offer or how to offer it as we should, but the Spirit Himself [knows our need and at the right time] intercedes on our behalf with sighs and groanings too deep for words. And He who searches the hearts knows what the mind of the Spirit is, because the Spirit intercedes [before God] on behalf of God’s people in accordance with God’s will. And we know [with great confidence] that God [who is deeply concerned about us] causes all things to work together [as a plan] for good for those who love God, to those who are called according to His plan and purpose.

We all have a circumstance we are facing that we have difficulty understanding, whether it is our own situation or someone close to us. There is a diagnosis, a tragedy, a loss…and we wonder, why is God allowing this? Where is God in this situation?  For me, the questioning came about four years ago when our youngest son was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. Although I had faced trials before, nothing compared to the deep sense of loss and heartbreak I experienced with his diagnosis.  But, here is what I know: God is good. God doesn’t allow or cause bad things to happen to us to somehow work something good into our character or make us more like Christ. The fact that we live in a fallen world ensures that there will be pain, heartbreak, and lack in this life. But the Father is the Master Creator – only He knows how to take it ALL – and make something beautiful. As we continue to TRUST Him (the ultimate walk of faith), He is working it out for us.

Isaiah 61:1-3 (NKJV) says, “The Spirit of the Lord God is upon Me, because the Lord has anointed Me to preach good tidings to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives…To comfort all who mourn…To give them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they may be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that He may be glorified.”

Click here to find out more about "All Things" and buy resources in the Song Library

More like this

MR blog WAW

Why You Should Read Matt Redman’s New Book (and why I nearly didn’t write it)

And then there’s the songwriter himself. He didn’t have much luck with fathers, and childhood handed out more pain than most of us would expect to handle in a lifetime, but Matt found that when he sang his worship to God, his perspective changed. As he turned his eyes to his Father, he began to see a bolder, brighter story being written.

Easter2016 Blog910x3

2016 Easter Collection

Are you ready for the Easter season? We know it can be a challenge finding the right songs around Easter. So, we've made it easy for you! We've put together an Easter Collection with MP3's and chord charts for you to download FOR FREE!

TaskWereFacing WAW2

The Task We’re Facing

First penned by China Inland Mission worker, Frank Houghton, at a time when persecution in China was at its height, "Facing a Task Unfinished" has been a rally cry for missions in the Pacific Rim for many years. Keith Getty talks to WeAreWorship about why he’s calling people to sing about mission...


Post your comment

You cannot post comments until you have logged in. Login Here.

Comments

No one has commented on this page yet.

RSS feed for comments on this page | RSS feed for all comments

Browse By Author

Browse by Date

Latest Tweets

@WeAreWorshipUSA

Tag Cloud

Right now on SongShare: 218 songs|252 writers|9 languages