God's Bright Design for Your Bitter Providences

"This is the will of God, your sanctification." (1 Thessalonians 4:3) "God Moves in a Mysterious Way"

God tells us everything we need to know to live godly lives (2 Peter 1:3). But sometimes we wonder.

The unexpected, unexplained twists and turns our lives take create all kinds of apparent uncertainties for us. And the profound pain we endure can be so perplexing. There is so much God doesn’t tell us -- so much we think we would really like to know.

But as Deuteronomy 29:29 says, "The secret things belong to the Lord our God, but the things that are revealed belong to us and to our children forever."

This means that as creatures we must learn to live contentedly with what God intends to be mysterious to us and grab hold of the revealed things with everything we have.

[Read the rest of the article at Desiring God.]