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Tucked in the heart of Scripture sleeps a tiny psalm of precious truth. (Psalm 131) The singer confessed that as a mother denies her baby access to her milk when itís time for her darling to be weaned, so God sometimes denies us things we crave. Yet as a weaned infant lies warm and secure in its motherís bosom, our soul can nestle into God, not knowing why we have been denied that which we have clamored for, but content to draw love and comfort from the Fatherís heart.
As the heavens soar far above us, high and unreachable, so is Godís wisdom.
(Isaiah 55:8-9; Psalm 139:6; 147:5; Romans 11:33-34;
Job 11:7-9) Our tiny minds may understand the Fatherís ways no more than a babe understands its mother, yet still we can rest in Him, bathed in the certainty that when the omnipotent, omniscient Lord lets the inexplicable touch a child of His, it is a manifestation of unfathomable love. In the hands of the One who wouldnít so much as break a damaged reed or snuff a smoking wick, you are safe. (Matthew 12:20)
For a look at reasons why God allows pain and suffering:
God and Suffering
For a deeper insight into Godís loving ways:
Lifeís Mysteries Explained
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