In Jesus, CEO, Laurie Beth Jones says that both David and Jesus were able to mentally accept and integrate injustice as being part of God’s larger, loving plan. David illustrated this when his army wanted to defend him against cursing from a family member of Sauls. David denied them by saying perhaps God has sent him to curse me (2 Samuel 16). Jesus illustrated this multiple times in the closing narrative of his life by reminding everyone the authority they had was given to them from on high (John 19).
Life is lived differently when God is credited as the plan-maker, plan-developer, plan-controller.
For an illustration of this, follow this link to a friend of mine’s blog who has recently been diagnosed with cancer, who also lost her husband to cancer just five years ago.
What life event have you have a hard time accepting or understanding?
How might your acceptance be altered if you considered that this life event was actually part of God’s plan?
Leave a comment about your thoughts on this viewpoint of God’s involvement in our lives.