EVERYTHING WILL BE ALRIGHT IN THE END

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In HIS Presence

EVERYTHING WILL BE ALRIGHT IN THE END

Read: Ecclesiastes 7:8-10

Meditation verse:

“The end of a thing is better than its beginning; the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit” (Ecclesiastes 7:8).

 

Our understanding of things as humans is very limited, only God understands and knows everything. We are therefore prone to false attributions, faulty assumptions, wrong decisions, and incorrect conclusions. We may also misinterpret the things that happen to us in life because we are concluding based on our limited understanding or on just the evidence that we can see. Hebrews 11 says “now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen”. Does this not mean that there are things happening that we cannot see? There are things happening behind the scenes of our lives that we are unaware of, and as a result we interpret the circumstances of our lives based on what we can see and conclude that all is not well.

What can you see happening in your life right now and what have you concluded about that situation? Before you label it as bad, can you truthfully say that you have all the facts and evidence to conclude rightly? Aren’t there some things about that situation that you do not know or are not so certain about? Ecclesiastes 11:5 states “As you do not know what is the way of the wind, or how the bones grow in the womb of her who is with child, so you do not know the works of God who makes everything”. God specializes in working behind the scenes of our lives and the secret things belong to Him. You have no way of knowing what He is doing about your situation. Why then would you conclude and give it a tag?

Here’s what God says in His word “The end of a thing is better than its beginning; the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit. Do not hasten in your spirit to be angry, for anger rests in the bosom of fools. Do not say, why were the former days better than these? For you do not inquire wisely concerning this”. (Ecclesiastes 7: 8-10). So be rest assured that irrespective of what is going on right now, everything will be alright in the end. If it is not alright now, then it is not the end. God says it, believe it and that settles it. A word, they say, is enough for the wise!

 

IN HIS PRESENCE is written by Oke Chinye

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Dear Jesus, I believe that You died to save me from all my sins. Today, I invite you into my heart and I accept you as my Lord and Saviour. Please forgive all my sins and help me to live my life for You.

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