“Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.” (James 1:17 NIVUK)
“You are good, and what you do is good;…” (Psalm 119:68 NIVUK)
God is always good.. It is in His nature to be good.. How we feel or what our circumstances are has no influence on God’s goodness..
“The LORD is good to all; he has compassion on all he has made.” (Psalm 145:9 NIVUK)
We may never fully understand why some things still happen in this world that cause suffering and destruction..But what we do know, however, is that God is not the author of sin.. He is on our side and His power in us is greater than the powers of darkness that try to come against us.
“‘I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.’” (John 16:33 NIVUK)
We do make some wrong choices in life which have consequences to us and those around us.. But we also know that His goodness surrounds us like a shield…He always has a good plan for us… He is abounding in grace towards us and He is committed to finishing all the good things that He has started in us.
“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” (Romans 8:28 NIVUK)