Sovereignty

As I’m in the throes of (hopefully) the last days of this pregnancy, not sleeping and coping with aches and pains and desperation to GET THIS BABY OUT, I find myself needing to remember that God is sovereign and in control of all of my days, and that He knew Sarah’s birthday before the beginning of time. I found this quote in Jerry Bridges’ convicting book “Respectable Sins: Confronting the Sins We Tolerate”:

Whatever your circumstances, and however difficult they may be, the truth is that they are ordained by God for you as part of His overall plan for your life. God does nothing, or allows nothing, without a purpose. And His purposes, however mysterious and inscrutable they may be to us, are always for His glory and our ultimate good.

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