Robinson Crusoe and Providence

A feature of man's fallen state is our inclination to overlook God's acts of kindness towards us. We so easily forget or take them for granted. We go from home to work every day without a hitch. Your wife was pregnant for nine months and gave birth to a bay without any defect. Or you … Continue reading Robinson Crusoe and Providence

Providence

*Since God not only created the world but also upholds it, we naturally pass from the doctrine of creation to that of divine providence. This may be defined as that work of God in which He preserves all His creatures, is active in all that happens in the world, and directs all things to their … Continue reading Providence

Providence and our Work

The works of God are broadly divided into 2 categories: Creation and Providence. The second category refers to how God preserves, directs, and governs all he has created. And the Scriptures clearly testify to this important truth – Ps. 103:19, Eph. 1:11, Job 37: 5,10, Matt.6:26, Acts 17: 26, Phil. 4:19, Ps. 75: 6,7. They … Continue reading Providence and our Work

Quotes on Providence

Providence is God's rule over all that exists, visible and unseen, past and future. It is the christian's comfort and confidence. Louis Berkhof defines it thus: Providence is that work of God in which He preserves all His creatures, is active in all that happens in the world, and directs all things to their appointed … Continue reading Quotes on Providence