Have you ever felt like you have prayed and prayed about something and it just seems as if God is not hearing you? Maybe you feel like God is just ignoring you–He is mad at you– or worse, He is punishing you. I want to assure you today that God is NOT mad at you and He is definitely not punishing you. This is a common misbelief about God and His character–a straight lie from the devil himself, to keep you shackled in worthlessness, fear, anxiety, doubt, and disbelief. Satan uses many different lies to attack our minds– to entrap us in our feelings and to keep us focused on the negative.
God is one of Mercy, Forgiveness, and Unconditional Love. He is the answer– not the problem. He is the head–not the tail. He is the King of all Kings. God never fails.
How can I boldly proclaim “God NEVER Fails!”?
Here are 5 evidential reasons with scriptures from the Bible to show You are Loved and God will never fail you!
God chose you before you were born!
“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you;
Before you were born I sanctified you;
I ordained you a prophet to the nations.”
God made each of us- individually- for a specific purpose in the world. Jeremiah shows us that He has ordained (appointed) us and sanctified (set apart as or declare holy; free from sin; purify) us BEFORE we were even born. We each have a purpose that God wants to see through. Why would He fail us- when He designed us? He doesn’t. He desires we live for the purpose He created us for. He desires to fellowship with us–to grow closer in a relationship–as the good good Father, that He is.
1 Corinthians 1:9
God is faithful, by whom you were called into the fellowship of His Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.
God doesn’t lie.
“God is not a man, that He should lie,
Nor a son of man, that He should repent.
Has He said, and will He not do?
Or has He spoken, and will He not make it good?
God is not of this world-He is not human. Though people in the world may let you down- God will not. God is one who makes promises and KEEPS them. The world is full of sin, pain, darkness, and hate- it should come as no surprise that in a broken world- it is broken promise, after broken promise. People are not perfect- no matter how hard they try or want to be. Guaranteed every single person has broken a promise to someone-probably more than once. It may not be intentional but things happen-life happens.
BUT GOD- is a promise keeper! He has an untouchable track record and will always work things for the good to those who love Him.
God will never abandon you!
Though you walk through deep waters- experience seasons of turmoil and heartache-push through periods of darkness and struggle- You are NOT alone. God did not promise us we would not have troubles- in fact, He told us just the opposite. The Bible tells us in the world we will have troubles but we can still be at peace- remain happy- and rejoice- for He has overcome the world.
These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.
God is near to the broken hearted (Ps. 34:18)-He hears our cries for help(Ps. 34:17) and sees every tear(Ps. 56:8). God promises He will never leave you or forsake you(Deut. 31:6)- He will be your refuge in the storm(Ps. 46:1)- He will hide you in His secret place and protect you from the enemy (Ps. 91).
God is our provider.
In the busy world we live in, often times we get lost in the game of cat and mouse. Chasing the next best thing- chasing the life of “success”- trying to build a life that says “I did it.” The life I am talking about looks a lot like this:
high paying job, new car(s),new home (often far larger then what is truly necessary), name brand clothing, all the newest technology on the market , etc.
This is what “success” looks like in the eyes of the world. Becoming too “busy” trying to self-serve and provide the things we want– in our way– in our timing. We are a society of impatience and pride. Which often robs us of our true purpose in life– to laugh, love, be fruitful and enjoy life-casting our cares upon God.
Don’t get me wrong- all of these things are nice to have and if we are blessed enough to have them- we should enjoy them. I am not saying you shouldn’t have nice things or desire to have nice things in life-BUT I am saying not to get so lost in chasing the material things that your never take time to rest and enjoy life.
Often times when we are caught up in chasing our career or the next best thing– other areas in our life get neglected. It’s usually the one’s that really should be priority- like our relationship with God- our spouse- our children. Satan has so many people falling into his trap and believing this big lie-
Money and Material Possessions = Success & Happiness
The Bible warns us in Mark 8:36-37 For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world, and loses his own soul? 37 Or what will a man give in exchange for his soul?
One excuse I hear from people as to why they don’t seek God or make time for a relationship with Him is — they just don’t have time– or they simply have some other need they find a priority over God.
I think it is safe to say our society as a whole are worriers. Stress-Anxiety-Depression are at all time highs. We tend to worry about what we will eat, drink, wear, where we will sleep and so on. God does not want us to waste our time worrying. He wants us to pray- seek Him- and cast our cares on Him.
1 Peter 5:7
casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you.
God will supply our every need. He created everything- He knows what we need before we even ask.
And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.
God will provide your every need- it may not be what you want, how you want it, or when you want it. But He always provides what we need when we need it. The Bible tells us His timing is perfect- never early, never late.
His strength is made perfect in our weakness– He provides every need physically, emotionally, and spiritually. The Bible shows us throughout the scripture that God is our provider- our comforter- our counselor- our helper- our healer, our refuge from the storm, our redeemer- our protector- our strength- our hope-our joy- the rock of our salvation- our Savior- our Father- our all in all. God is love.
God never changes.
We live in a world where change comes just as sure as the sun will rise. Though our world is always evolving- always changing. One thing remains the same and always will– Jesus Christ is the same today, yesterday and forevermore. Which means- the same Jesus that healed the blind and deaf- that rose the dead- that split the sea and walked on water- is still alive and still doing miracles today!
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever.
“For I am the Lord, I do not change;
Therefore you are not consumed, O sons of Jacob.
Society often tries to make it seem as if God is no longer relevant. That “times” have changed- the world has evolved- and there is no place for God. The enemy wants us to believe this-as a way to excuse our sinful behavior and make us feel better about doing things against God’s will- to keep us distracted from all of the blessings He gives us daily.
Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow of turning.
The world today will twist and turn scripture to make it fit what they want it to mean–take things out of context– or even leave some parts out all together. Yet, the truth remains God’s word and God’s character never changes and never fails.
Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will by no means pass away.
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