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plans are not always God's plans. He may see that it is best for us and
for His cause to refuse our very best intentions, as He did in the case
of David. But of one thing we may be assured, He will bless and use in
the advancement of His cause those who sincerely devote themselves and
all they have to His glory. If He sees it best not to grant their desires
He will counterbalance the refusal by giving them tokens of His love and
entrusting to them another service.
His loving care and interest for us, often He who understands us better
than we understand ourselves refuses to permit us selfishly to seek the
gratification of our own ambition. He does not permit us to pass by the
homely but sacred duties that lie next us. Often these duties afford the
very training essential to prepare us for a higher work. Often our plans
fail that God's plans for us may succeed.
are never called upon to make a real sacrifice for God. Many things He
asks us to yield to Him, but in doing this we are but giving up that which
hinders us in the heavenward way. Even when called upon to surrender those
things which in themselves are good, we may be sure that God is thus working
out for us some higher good.
the future life the mysteries that here have annoyed and disappointed
us will be made plain. We shall see that our seemingly unanswered prayers
and disappointed hopes have been among our greatest blessings.
are to look upon every duty, however humble, as sacred because it is a
part of God's service. Our daily prayer should be, "Lord, help me
to do my best. Teach me how to do better work. Give me energy and cheerfulness.
Help me to bring into my service the loving ministry of the Saviour."
in The Ministry of Healing, pp. 473, 474.
Word Our Assurance
Our Righteousness A Morning Talk
Faith Alone Part 1
Faith Alone Part 2
Was Secured by the Death of Christ
Those Things Which are Above Part 1
Those Things Which are Above Part 2
Our Loving Comforter and Restorer
to Show Christ to the World
Him Take Hold of My Strength"
G. White's Last Recorded Letter
Joy of Giving
New Year's Day Letter
Letter of Comfort and Assurance
Prayer of Consecration
for the Tempted
Fair Flowers of Promise
God’s Love is Manifested, Part 1
God’s Love is Manifested, Part 2
are Complete in Him," Part 1
are Complete in Him," Part 2
are Complete in Him," Part 3
Will Give You Rest"
as Christ Worked
Character of God Revealed in Christ
God Desires Us to Be
Plans the Best
and it shall be given you, Part 1
and it shall be given you, Part 2
Meaning of God's Pardoning Love, Part 1
Meaning of God's Pardoning Love, Part 2
Foundation of Our Peace
Thing Impossible With God
Spans the Gulf of Sin, Part 1
Spans the Gulf of Sin, Part 2
New Year's Day Letter
Mighty and Inspiring Conflict
Word a Treasure House
You May Trust
Filled with Thankfullnes to God
and God’s Love; Sin, Judgment, and the Shortness of Time
for the New Year
Thought for the Day
In this age of boasted enlightenment, the Christian church is confronted with a world lying in midnight darkness. - TM 457