Will God Get It Right: the Accusation of the Worrier

Rick Thomas | 10/21/2018 | Rick Thomas
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An individual characterized by worry is a person who is uncertain if God will get things right. Not only is the worrier unsure as to whether God will get it right, but the worrier will typically take matters into their own hands.

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The worrier is, by default, a controller. If there is uncertainty about God’s ability to get things right (according to the worrier’s expectations and preferences), the only logical conclusion is that someone else needs to be in charge. Thus, the worrier ascends the throne and takes control of the situation.

Things - Worrier - Understanding - Situation

There are at least two things wrong with the worrier’s understanding of the situation:

The worrier has a particular outcome in mind, a result the Lord may not want (Genesis 50:20).

Worrier - Understanding - Gospel

The worrier has an insufficient understanding of the gospel.

The most concerning issue for the worrier is the misunderstanding of the gospel. Imagine this: if the Father predetermined in eternity past that He would execute His Son on a cruel cross to solve humanity’s future and most significant problem, don’t you think there is no length He would go to for your benefit? See Ephesians 1:3-10; Isaiah 53:10.

God - Son - Crime - Nature - Crime

Our infinite God judged His beloved Son because of an infinite crime that we committed. The nature of the crime required an infinite price to be paid, thus making finite man’s hope of restoration to God impossible without His intervention.

All of our problems in life appear to be significant because we are so small in comparison to those issues. The puzzle the Lord was solving on behalf of humanity was an infinite problem that a million finite men could never fix. It took our great, inexhaustible and infinite God to remove...
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