GOD’S WAYS
"The Lord has His way in the whirlwind and in the storm." NAHUM 1:3
I recollect, when a lad, sitting on a mountain, and watching a storm as it came up the valley.
The heavens were filled with blackness, and the earth was shaken by the voice of thunder.
It seemed as though that fair landscape was utterly changed, and its beauty gone never to return.
But the storm swept on, and passed out of the valley…
… And if I had sat in the same place on the following day, and said:
“ Where is that terrible storm with all its terrible blackness?”
… The grass would have said, “Part of it is in me,”
And the daisy would have said,  “Part of it is in me,”
And the trees and flowers and everything that grows out of the ground would have said, “Part of the storm is incandescent ...
Have you longed for the fruit of the Spirit, and have you prayed for sweetness and gentleness and love? Have you asked to ...
Then fear not any stormy tempest that may sweep through your life.
A blessing is in the storm, and there will be the rich fruitage in the “afterward.”
The flowers live by the tears that fall from the sad face of the skies;
And life would have no joys at all, were there no watery eyes.
Love thou thy sorrow; grief shall bring its own excuse in after years:
See how fair a thing God hath built up from tears. The Rainbow!
The sufferings in this present time are not worthy to be compared with the Glory that shall be revealed in us !
But now, thus says the LORD, who created you, O Jacob, and formed you, O Israel: Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have...
"What does it profit, my brethren, if a man says he has faith but has not works? Can his faith save him?" (James...
“ FOR WE ARE GOD’S WORKMANSHIP, CREATED IN CHRIST JESUS TO DO GOOD WORKS,  WHICH GOD PREPARED IN ADVANCE FOR US TO DO” EPH...
THE GREAT FIAT "Let it be done to me according to your word"   (Luke 1:38)
The Charismatic Gifts empowers the "Doing" The Sanctifying Gifts  roots the "Being"
<ul><li>But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be given you besides.  </li></u...
For a man to lay down his life for a friend.
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  1. 1. GOD’S WAYS
  2. 2. &quot;The Lord has His way in the whirlwind and in the storm.&quot; NAHUM 1:3
  3. 3. I recollect, when a lad, sitting on a mountain, and watching a storm as it came up the valley.
  4. 4. The heavens were filled with blackness, and the earth was shaken by the voice of thunder.
  5. 5. It seemed as though that fair landscape was utterly changed, and its beauty gone never to return.
  6. 6. But the storm swept on, and passed out of the valley…
  7. 7. … And if I had sat in the same place on the following day, and said:
  8. 8. “ Where is that terrible storm with all its terrible blackness?”
  9. 9. … The grass would have said, “Part of it is in me,”
  10. 10. And the daisy would have said, “Part of it is in me,”
  11. 11. And the trees and flowers and everything that grows out of the ground would have said, “Part of the storm is incandescent in me.”
  12. 12. Have you longed for the fruit of the Spirit, and have you prayed for sweetness and gentleness and love? Have you asked to be made like your Lord?
  13. 13. Then fear not any stormy tempest that may sweep through your life.
  14. 14. A blessing is in the storm, and there will be the rich fruitage in the “afterward.”
  15. 15. The flowers live by the tears that fall from the sad face of the skies;
  16. 16. And life would have no joys at all, were there no watery eyes.
  17. 17. Love thou thy sorrow; grief shall bring its own excuse in after years:
  18. 18. See how fair a thing God hath built up from tears. The Rainbow!
  19. 19. The sufferings in this present time are not worthy to be compared with the Glory that shall be revealed in us !
  20. 20.
  21. 21.
  22. 22. But now, thus says the LORD, who created you, O Jacob, and formed you, O Israel: Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name: you are mine. When you pass through the water, I will be with you; in the rivers you shall not drown. When you walk through fire, you shall not be burned; the flames shall not consume you. Isaiah 43: 1-2
  23. 23. &quot;What does it profit, my brethren, if a man says he has faith but has not works? Can his faith save him?&quot; (James. 2:14). &quot;So faith by itself, if it has no works, is dead&quot; (James. 2:17). &quot;You see that a man is justified by works and not by faith alone&quot; (James. 2:24).
  24. 24. “ FOR WE ARE GOD’S WORKMANSHIP, CREATED IN CHRIST JESUS TO DO GOOD WORKS, WHICH GOD PREPARED IN ADVANCE FOR US TO DO” EPHESIANS: 2:10
  25. 25. THE GREAT FIAT &quot;Let it be done to me according to your word&quot; (Luke 1:38)
  26. 26. The Charismatic Gifts empowers the &quot;Doing&quot; The Sanctifying Gifts roots the &quot;Being&quot;
  27. 27. <ul><li>But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be given you besides. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not worry about tomorrow; tomorrow will take care of itself. Sufficient for a day is its own evil </li></ul>Matthew 6:33-34
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  29. 29. For a man to lay down his life for a friend.

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