We see through a glass darkly and search out the head scratching stuff. Undeniable themes and patterns emerge through seemingly ordinary events. A convergence of shadows manifest under our noses, hidden in plain sight for those with eyes to see. We are given pieces of a puzzle that speak to order. There is a power in this world who thrives on chaos and disorder but those who are wise understand. Amidst the madness providence whispers, available to all through an act of the will. Despite whatever chaos may arise the order that has existed before existence itself will remain.
Blessed be the name of God forever and ever, to whom belong wisdom and might. He changes times and seasons; he removes kings and sets up kings; he gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to those who have understanding; he reveals deep and hidden things; he knows what is in the darkness, and the light dwells with him. Daniel 2:20-22
A person’s days are determined; you have decreed the number of his months and have set limits he cannot exceed. Job 14:5
We may understand the truth that God raises up kings but until the last few days, never before had I seen a “divine proof” if I can call it that. Yesterday, when I wrote the majority of this article I had told a few close friends, “I’m not sure what to think about what it is we do if this does not mean God has selected Trump”. Many times we see fingerprints pointing to deeper truths but come to find out we miss read the evidence as it were. When this happens, we are usually confronted with a far more profound meaning that we had missed the entire time. Continue reading “He Raises Up Kings, He Determines Our Days”