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Proverbs 21:31  (King James Version)
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Proverbs 21:30-31

We of all people do not want to be fighting God when He brings about changes in economies or government. The changes may appear on the surface to be working against us, but who is ruling? Who can turn Him back? Who can stop Him from providing for us in spite of what is happening around us? Romans 8:32, 38-39 reminds us who is really in charge:

He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him up for us all, how shall He not with Him also freely give us all things?. . . For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels, nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come, nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Such constructive encouragement is a valuable bulwark against the stressful fear and depression that can arise when events seem to be spiraling out of control.

John W. Ritenbaugh
The Sovereignty of God: Part Six




Other Forerunner Commentary entries containing Proverbs 21:31:

2 Chronicles 9:22-28
Romans 13:1-7
Romans 13:1-7

 

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