Date: April 2, 2017

Bible Text: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 |


What kind of a God wants you to be joyful always, to always stay in touch, and to always have a thankful outlook no matter what? A good God. A very good God. Yet, painful events in life can cause us to wonder about the goodness of God. However, God's goodness isn't a decision left up to us. God is good, whether we understand His ways or not (Matthew 19:17, Psalms 145:9). In the context of suffering and hard time God is still at work in our life, weaving things together for the good (Romans 8:28). In spite of difficulties, God's will for you is joy, gratitude, and to always stay in touch.