"God Cares for Us"
Psalm 121. 1-2; Romans 8. 31
PSALM 121. 1-2
I. Introduction: Is God a ________ God?
II. Believe question- DOES GOD CARE ABOUT ME?
III. Believe Idea- I BELIEVE GOD IS INVOLVED IN AND CARES ABOUT MY DAILY ________
IV. Bible Says, The WATCHING-OVER GOD IS ________:
A. But People Often Wonder About This. Is He Good?
B. If God is both great and good, _____ is there so much suffering in the world?
C. Does the presence of pain mean God is NOT good?
V. THE WATCHING-OVER GOD CARES
A. Examples: ________Wept- Rescued Paul & Silas from the Philippian Jail, by an earthquake.
B. GOD CARES: the greater ________, over-rides the lesser pain
VI. THE WATCHING-OVER GOD HAS A ________
A. The Bible Affirms that God has a plan
B. We are _____ usually told what the plan is.
C. Somewhere down the road- we may see
VII. SO, WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT ______, IF I BELIEVE GOD IS INVOLVED IN AND CARES ABOUT MY DAILY LIFE?
A. If I believe God is good- I don’t have to be ______ of Him
*God is able to make all things work together for good, for those who love Him…even the things I’m ashamed of…and the things that might hurt others…
*If God is good- we can be free from fear and be at peace with God.
B. If I believe…that He cares about my life, then I can trust that “help is on the way.”
*I am not in this life all ________. “My help comes from the Lord, the maker of heaven and earth.”
*I have a God who comforts me
C. #3- If I believe …then I can also trust that he has a _______ for me.
*Things are not all chance. Things are not just coincidence. Things are not without a purpose.