A Little Time With The 1689: Day 87

Day 87 Of Divine Providence Chapter 5, Paragraph 3. “God, in his ordinary Providence maketh use of means;…“ Scripture Lookup Acts 27:31, 44. Isa. 55:10, 11. Reflection Probability and statistics was the most interesting math class I ever took. While many of my fellow classmates struggled in confusion over graphs and outliers, I, who had…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 86

Day 86 Of Divine Providence Chapter 5, Paragraph 2. “… yet by the same Providence he ordered them to fall out, according to the nature of second causes, either necessarily, freely, or contingently.“ Scripture Lookup Genesis 8:22. Reflection Knowing that God has decreed all things, and that He upholds, directs, disposes and governs all things…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 85

Day 85 Of Divine Providence Chapter 5, Paragraph 2. “… so that there is not anything befalls any by chance, or without His providence;…” Scripture Lookup Proverbs 16:33. Reflection “Befalls” is a word not often used in common conversation. You may recognize it from the hymn “Be Thou My vision”: “Heart of my own heart,…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 84

Day 84 Of Divine Providence Chapter 5, Paragraph 2. “ Although in relation to the foreknowledge and decree of God, the first cause, all things come to pass immutably and infallibly;…” Scripture Lookup Acts 2:23. Reflection Dazzled and frazzled by the things of this world, it is sometimes hard to remember that all things happen…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 83

Day 83 Of Divine Providence Chapter 5, Paragraph 1. “…by his most wise and holy providence, to the end for the which they were Created; according unto his infallible foreknowledge, and the free and immutable Counsel of his own will; to the praise of the glory of his wisdom, power, justice, infinite goodness, and mercy.“…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 82

Day 82 Of Divine Providence Chapter 5, Paragraph 1. “…from the greatest even to the least,…” Scripture Lookup Matthew 10:29-31. Reflection Crying out to God often happens in the midst of great trials in our lives. When circumstances scream to us that this is out of our control, we remember that God directs and upholds…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 81

Day 81 Of Divine Providence Chapter 5, Paragraph 1. “God the good Creator of all things, in his infinite power, and wisdom, doth uphold, direct, dispose, and govern all Creatures, and things,…” Scripture Lookup Hebrews 1:3 Job 38:11 Isaiah 46:10,11 Psalm 135:6. Reflection Providence reminds us that God is intimately involved with His creation. What…