Surely God Is Good

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Surely God is good. – Psalm 73:1

God is good! But is someone trying to convince you He isn’t? That He doesn’t have your best interest in mind? That He’s somehow holding out on you?

We’re never more vulnerable to this temptation than when our hearts are broken, when we cry out to God only to have Him remain silent. Or when we cry out to Him and experience a bad situation getting worse.

God is not deaf or indifferent, mean or unable to act.

God cannot be less than Himself. And God is good. And active. And faithful. And He cares.

God loves you! Second Peter 1:3 says,

His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and goodness.

When you can’t understand what He is doing or why He is not doing something, put your faith in who the Bible reveals Him to be. Answer His call to know Him as He is. And you will experience peace. Because God is good!

Excerpted from Fixing My Eyes on Jesus by Anne Graham Lotz, copyright Zondervan, 2012.

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Your Turn

Are you tempted sometimes to not fully trust in God’s goodness when you’re heartbroken or not getting the answers from Him that you’re hoping for? Memorize Psalm 73:1 – Surely God is good. He cares about you with all if His heart! You are His favorite. Your name is engraved on the palm of His hands (Isaiah 49:16)! ~ Devotionals Daily

Anne Graham Lotz

Anne Graham Lotz, daughter of Billy and Ruth Graham, is the president and CEO of AnGeL Ministries, a nonprofit organization that draws people into a life-changing relationship with God through his Word. Anne launched her revival ministry in 2000 and has spoken on six continents, in more than twenty foreign countries, proclaiming the Word of God in arenas, churches, seminaries, and prisons. She is also the award-winning author of ten books, including her most recent, Wounded by God's People.

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