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Can we really trust God?
31st January 2023 • Abundant Life • Saso Mendez & Ben Arellano
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Abundant Life Episode 46 In this episode Saso and Ben discuss the Sovereignty of God. Websters 1828 Sovereign - Supreme in power; possessing supreme dominion; as a sovereign ruler of the universe. Key Verse Psalm 147:5 - Great is our Lord, and of great power: his understanding is infinite. God is Sovereign Proverbs 16:9 Proverbs 19:21 Proverbs 21:30 Ecclesiastes 7:13 Lamentations 3:37 Matthew 10:29 John 19:10 James 4:13-15 Revelation 3:7 Life Examples: Economy, President, Governor, injustices Row vs. Wade Divorce Tragic accident in 2009 Injury Job Loss Bible Examples Job Paul left in prison by Roman Governor Felix as favor to Jews Joseph Jesus crucifixion God does what pleases Himself Job 42:2 Psalm 115:3 Isaiah 14:27 Isaiah 43:13 Isaiah 46:10 Daniel 4:35 Ephesians 1:11 You can trust God because He has a plan for you God is not the author of sin and evil, but he does allow trials and adversity. Romans 8:28-29 Ephesians 2:10 Psalm 138:8 Jeremiah 29:11 Recap God is sovereign God is in control God is never caught off guard or surprised or experiences unexpected developments God is not the author of sin but allows trials for various reasons God does what pleases Himself We are not in control and others are not in control of me We may not like our circumstances but they are always ordained by God God loves and has a plan for you We can trust God Psalm 18:30 It’s not always easy to trust God in trials and adversity, but we can trust Him because He truly is sovereign. Proverbs 3:5-6  




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