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LIVING WITH CERTAINTY IN AN UNCERTAIN TIME

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Jan 12, 2009
Denomination: Nazarene
Audience: Adults

Summary: PROPOSITION: To motivate the hearer to embrace the possibilities that God places before them no matter the circumstances of their lives.

No Matter What The Future Brings Your Way …

I. REMEMBER THAT EVERYTHING YOU DO WILL HAVE AN OUTCOME

v9. What profit has the worker from that in which he labors?

Galatians 6:7-8 (NKJV) Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap. 8For he who sows to his flesh will of the flesh reap corruption, but he who sows to the Spirit will of the Spirit reap everlasting life.

Wherever The Future May Lead You, You Must Remind Yourself That …

II. GOD HAS A MISSION / A MINISTRY IN WHICH YOU ARE TO BE INVOLVED

v10. I have seen the God-given task with which the sons of men are to be occupied.

2 Timothy 1:9 (NKJV) [God] has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace which was given to us in Christ Jesus before time began,

No Matter What May Take Place In The Future You Can Know That …

III. GOD’S PLAN CONCERNING YOU IS PERFECT

v.11a. He has made everything beautiful in its time.

Romans 12:2 (NKJV) And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.

2 Samuel 22:31 (NKJV) As for God, His way is perfect; the word of the Lord is proven; He is a shield to all who trust in Him.

Even Though Planning For The Future Reminds Us That We Live In The Temporary,..

IV. GOD’S PLAN IS MADE WITH ETERNAL VALUES IN VIEW

v.11b. Also He has put eternity in their hearts,

Isaiah 46:9,10 (NKJV) Remember the former things of old, for I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is none like Me, 10Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times things that are not yet done, saying, ‘My counsel shall stand, and I will do all My pleasure,’

Isaiah 46:9-10 (NLT) And do not forget the things I have done throughout history. For I am God—I alone! I am God, and there is no one else like me. 10Only I can tell you what is going to happen even before it happens. Everything I plan will come to pass, for I do whatever I wish.

Throughout All Of Your Tomorrows …

V. GOD WILL BE INVOLVED IN WHATEVER TAKES PLACE IN YOUR LIFE

v.11. cexcept that no one can find out the work that God does from beginning to end.

Romans 8:28-30 (NKJV) And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose. 29For whom He foreknew, He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, that He might be the firstborn among many brethren. 30Moreover whom He predestined, these He also called; whom He called, these He also justified; and whom He justified, these He also glorified.

Hebrews 13:5-6 (NKJV) Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have. For He Himself has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” 6So we may boldly say: “The Lord is my helper; I will not fear. what can man do to me?”

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