Take Heart in God's Plan
Pew Bible Pg. 386
I. The 4 W's - Who, What, When, Where
A. How could God allow captivity?
B. What is His plan with what is going on?
II. We should not expect righteous living from the world. vs. 3-5, 8,
A. God has called us to be salt and light in the world. Matt. 5:13-16
B. The world will take notice as we reflect Him. Col. 4:5, I Pet. 2:11-12
III. We trust God in all situations.
A. He is in control. Job 42:2, Ps. 103:19
B. What is your alternative?
Do you feel overwhelmed by the world? Are you too entangled with the world?
Are you reading and thinking about the promises of God?
Are you using your spiritual binoculars or your microscope?