Puzzling Providences

The Israelites' encampment in the wilderness, guided by God Wellcome V0050134

John Flavel:

If God has given you but a small portion of the world, yet if you are godly He has promised never to forsake you (Heb. 13:5). Providence has ordered that condition for you which is really best for your eternal good. If you had more of the world than you have, your heads and hearts might not be able to manage it to your advantage.

All the dark, intricate, puzzling providences at which we were sometimes so offended…we shall [one day] see to be to us, as the difficult passage through the wilderness was to Israel, “the right way to the city of habitation”.

Read more: https://samuelatgilgal.wordpress.com/2014/12/15/providence-2/

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