Most people fail to realize that to get to the good things in life you will have to experience or encounter some bad things. If you never had a bad relationship, marriage, job, even friends, then you will never know what the really good ones are like. Therefore bad situations are experiences that leads or motivates you to seek better. The truth is, if you invest or sow all your time and effort into bad people and things, then you will reap bad. “Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatsoever a man sows, that he will also reap; For he who sows to his flesh, will of the flesh reap corruption, but he who sows to the Spirit will of the Spirit reap everlasting life”(Galatians 6 :7-8). So who or what are you giving all your time and effort to? If you give it to God then you will reap good, but if you give it to the devil, you will definitely reap bad.
God tells us in His word that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him(Hebrew 11:6), which simply means if you do as Matthew 6:33 tells us, to seek ye first the kingdom of God and His righteousness then He will add good things to you. You should also know that He only gives good and perfect gifts, according to James 1:17. When you seek God it means you are investing your time into Him, you are building a relationship which means you will reap the good that only He can give the best of, like a good relationship, a good job, a good car and whatever you need. However if you seek the things of the world before you seek Him, then you will reap bad, and you will be heading down the wrong path. Remember, He is a jealous God (Joshua 24:19) and no one likes to be second or last, especially Him.
If you have never encountered anything bad then it means you have settled, or compromised your values for anything or anyone. Some people take a few bumps and bruises, heartaches and heart breaks before they wake up, and stop going from bad to worse. Unfortunately the devil has opened our eyes and appetite to bad that we accept it as good. So Jesus had to come and show us the way, the truth, and how to do good that leads to everlasting life, because no one was suitable or willing to sacrifice themselves for the good of mankind. We must realize that we don’t have the answers for everything, or to everything, but God does. That is why He advises us in Proverbs 3:5-6 to acknowledge Him in all our ways and He will direct our paths, if we trust Him. Unfortunately, most of us think we know everything only to find out we really don’t know anything.
Lets not despise every bad thing that happens to us in life, because some good always comes out of bad things, that’s why Romans 8:28 tells us that, all things work together for good to them that love God, and to those who are called according to His purpose. Do you love God? Are you one of the called according to His purpose? To seek and save the lost. Even Jesus was not thought of as good when Nathanael had the nerve to ask his brother if anything good can come out of Nazareth (John 1:46). Don’t let anyone doubt your capabilities of who you are and who you can become, or is entitled to, as children of God we know better days are always coming. Can you say or think like that? You can if you get to know Jesus and all the privileges we are entitled to through Him, and He is the only true access to God our Father (John 14:6).
Are you interested in knowing Jesus and having a relationship with God? If so go to the top of this blog, click on to the salvation page, and follow the instructions. Then you too can sing and look forward to better days.
Now unto Him who is able to keep us from falling, and to present us faultless before the presence of His glory with exceeding joy, to Him who is Immortal and Invisible, the only wise God, our Savior, be glory, praise, honor, and thanks for using me to release this message. In Jesus’ name, Amen