2. Do You Wear Your Spectacles?

“For I know…” Jeremiah 29:11

Let me ask, do you wear your spectacles? You know that free pair you were given when you answered the door knock and asked Jesus to come in?

A couple sit down on two comfortable seats to have their lunch. “It’s nice to get the weight off your feet,” says the wife. “Have you got a cheese one?” asks the man. As they tuck into their sandwiches, the floor below their feet drops, a restraining harness comes down and they accelerate away, sandwiches in mouths, on a world record looping, white knuckle, water splash, rollercoaster ride.  The slogan at the end of the ad: ‘Should have gone to Specsavers!’ 

How about you? Are your specs on the end of your nose letting you see all God has given you to see?

For I know.

When God states these words to Jeremiah there is no uncertainty. For I know. God announces, affirms, and assures he is in charge.

Before the beginning of time, God knew. In Jeremiah’s time, God knew. In sending Jesus, God knew. In your circumstance now, God knows and things will happen as he intends.

“Surely, as I have planned, so it will be.” Isaiah 14:24

We’ll always have plenty of wild ideas ourselves for the best option, sometimes we may even have slowed God’s better way for us because of our impulse to take over but, in the end, God will win the day.

“Many are the plans in a person’s heart,
 but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails.”
Proverbs 19.21


Next Time: Things aren't always what they seem.

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