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Is Anything to Hard for God?

 It’s out of your hands
You’ve done all you can do
You’ve given God the problem
It’s no longer up to you
You’ve prayed the prayer of faith
You’re standing on God’s truth
While you’re waiting on the answer
He has a question for you

Is anything too hard for God?
Who’s got a problem
Beyond His power to solve?
Are there situations
He’s not the Master of?
Is any thing too hard for God?

Only believe
Trust His word
You’ll see
His plans are now unfolding
Performing perfectly
It’s clear how much He loves you
Look at all He’s done
For all your questions
There’s really only one

Is anything too hard for God?
Who’s got a problem
Beyond His power to solve?
Are there situations
He’s not the Master of?
Is anything too hard for God?

~The belief that we can express towards God’s power.
Jeremiah 32:17 – Ah Lord GOD! behold, thou hast made the heaven and the earth by thy great power and stretched out arm, and there is nothing too hard for thee:

~An impossible situation with man, made possible through and because of God’s plan.
Genesis 18:9-14 – And they said unto him, Where is Sarah thy wife? And he said, Behold, in the tent. And he said, I will certainly return unto thee according to the time of life; and, lo, Sarah thy wife shall have a son. And Sarah heard it in the tent door, which was behind him. Now Abraham and Sarah were old and well stricken in age; and it ceased to be with Sarah after the manner of women. Therefore Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am waxed old shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also? And the LORD said unto Abraham, Wherefore did Sarah laugh, saying, Shall I of a surety bear a child, which am old? Is any thing too hard for the LORD? At the time appointed I will return unto thee, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have a son.

~Future accounts of this story, to encourage us to have faith and truly hold on to the promise that NOTHING is to hard for God.
Hebrews 11:11 – Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed, and was delivered of a child when she was past age, because she judged him faithful who had promised.

Romans 4:16 -21 – Therefore it is of faith, that it might be by grace; to the end the promise might be sure to all the seed; not to that only which is of the law, but to that also which is of the faith of Abraham; who is the father of us all, (As it is written, I have made thee a father of many nations,) before him whom he believed, even God, who quickeneth the dead, and calleth those things which be not as though they were. Who against hope believed in hope, that he might become the father of many nations, according to that which was spoken, So shall thy seed be. And being not weak in faith, he considered not his own body now dead, when he was about an hundred years old, neither yet the deadness of Sara’s womb: He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God;  And being fully persuaded that, what he had promised, he was able also to perform.

 ~Our promise to hold on to.
Luke 1:37  – For with God nothing shall be impossible.

We can rest assure on that promise, there is NOTHING in our life that is too big or hard or confusing or messy or troubling for our God to take care of. The situations that we find ourselves in are all of these things because we are human and in our human thinking these situations can overwhelm us. But remember that God doesn’t think the way we do, his power is almighty, and he has everything under control.

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Have you ever wondered why we are here? Or considered the theories of predestination, arguing that a select few are chosen to join God in heaven and the majority are doomed to hell? Well if God is all knowing, why are we here? If he knew how we were going to live, why didn’t he just send us directly to heaven or hell?

To answer this, we first have to answer the question of creation? Why did God create people in the first place? What was his purpose in that? God created us for his pleasure and glory we are told this in Revelations 4:11 and Isaiah 43:7.God delights in us, he wanted companionship.

He created us with a soul and a mind to choose. This was instated at creation when a choice was put before Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. There were two special trees in the Garden of Eden; one was the Tree of Knowledge, the other the Tree of Life. They were told that they could partake of anything in the garden except the Tree of Knowledge of good and evil. If man was not to have a choice but were predestined to heaven or hell, why did he even place the trees there? That temptation that God placed in the garden is the first proof that we are to have a choice to obey God or to listen to the devil. When we read the account, we see that Adam and Eve made the choice to not obey God, giving into the selfish desire for knowledge. The full story can be found in Genesis 2 and 3.

We are here as servants of God. But he wants us to serve him willingly, not out of fear of what may happen to us or because we are made to do so. In 1 Chronicles 28:9 we read, “And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind: for the LORD searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts: if thou seek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off forever.” It explains that we should know God and serve him with a perfect heart and a willing mind. However, he again is giving us the choice to serve God and the consequences if we decide to forsake him.

He wants us to serve him because we love him and want to serve him. He wants us to choose him and his way. In Luke 1:74 and 75 it explains that we are to serve him with out fear, in holiness and righteousness. Not afraid of what our life will be like with or with out him. Out of love God gave us a choice. Because of the choice of Adam and Eve in the garden, we are born into sin. John 3:16 a well known scripture points out the mercy of God; “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” Jesus was willing to be that sacrifice for our sins that we might have the opportunity to choose life which is again offered in Deuteronomy 30:19.

This choice is offered to us daily, in Matthew 6:24 we are admonished to choose this day who we will serve. We can’t serve God for the blessings that he gives us and want our way; we have to choose to serve one or the other. Specifically it says that “No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.” Mammon is another word for wealth or our-self, or the world, anything that isn’t God. This is the choice that we have between God and self, good and evil, heaven or hell.

I challenge you to take advantage of this choice that you have been given and choose to serve God. He has so many blessings that he longs to bestow upon you. Choose the one who gave you a choice!

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