“For My thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways My ways, saith the LORD.” – Isaiah 55:8
The Bible is not primarily a book to be explained; it is first and foremost a book to be believed and obeyed. Whether you understand it or not, when God says it, you just simply obey it.
And don’t substitute human reasoning for obedience. So many times we like to tell God how He ought to do things. I can imagine those early disciples when Saul was making havoc of the church and hauling Christians off to prison and death. I imagine there were many praying, “Oh, God, do something about Saul. Strike him dead.” But God didn’t want to strike him dead. God struck him alive! And aren’t you glad He did?
Isn’t it strange how God works? You see, our ways and God’s ways are so different. This is when we have to say, “I will trust You and obey.”
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