Jeremiah 29:11 – For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. In this study we will side-step the long standing controversies about this well-known verse and instead look at it step by step and examine how this verse itself brings us hope for the future.
Isaiah 55:8 – “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,” declares the LORD. In this study we will briefly examine the difference between God’s thoughts and our thoughts and God’s ways and our ways, and the couple of things we can get out of this difference.
James 4:15 – Instead, you ought to say, “If it is the Lord’s will, we will live and do this or that.” In this study, we will look into James’ reminder to keep God’s will in our mind as we make plans for the future, as God is the only One who decides if we will live to see tomorrow.