June 17: “God Does As He Pleases”

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Today’s Bible Reading:

1 Kings 18:1-46
Acts 11:1-30
Psalm 135:1-21
Proverbs 17:12-13

Today’s Bible Verse(s):

Psalm 135:6 (NLT): “The Lord does whatever pleases him throughout all heaven and earth, and on the seas and in their depths.”

Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s):

I won’t say much about the verse I have chosen for today because it is so clear and is as refreshing as a cold mountain spring.

“The Lord does whatever pleases Him”

Our God truly is in control of the events in our life and the world around us. When life seems out of control, it’s not. God is doing as He pleases. When “bad” things happen, God either willed them or allowed them to happen. He is always actively working out His ultimate plan, which brings Him pleasure.

“The Lord does whatever pleases Him”

So, my friend, rest in God’s mighty power and overwhelming control of all things.

“The Lord does whatever pleases Him”

Matt Ellis is the pastor of First Baptist Church in Polk City, Florida (fbcpolkcity.com). His latest book is God’s Grace in the Real World. Connect with him on FacebookTwitter, or LinkedIn.

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I have an incredible wife that God gave to me on May 10, 1997. Since then, the Lord has blessed us with three wonderful boys. I am also the pastor of the First Baptist Church of Polk City, Florida.

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