Posted by Jimmy Spencer, firstname.lastname@example.org
There are a few options when we don’t get what we want: We can pout. We can fight for it. Or we can give in, claiming that it wasn’t meant to be.
Christians or non-Christians, people often believe in the idea that things are predestined for them. And destiny, well that’s a strangely wild thought when you think about it. It means no control, or little control. The Lord declares, “For I know the plans I have for you. Plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” (Jeremiah 29:11)
He is in control. We pray for guidance, but if we have given our life to Him, He’s going to put us where he needs us.
But does that mean we give up on decision-making? Continue reading