God is Good
Jesus reveals the love and priorities of the Father in His ministry and sacrifice – He is perfect theology.(Hebrews 1:2-3; Colossians 1:19, 2:9; John 1:1,18, 3:16-17, 14:6-7, 8:1-11,19)
The enemy comes to steal and kill, but Jesus comes to destroy demonic works and give us abundant life.(John 10:9-11; 1 John 3:8; Mattthew 9:11-13)
God describes Himself as gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love. God is good and, by nature, in a good mood.(Psalms 103:8-14; Numbers 14:18; Zephaniah 3:17; Galatians 5:22-23; Matthew 7:11; Exodus 34:5-7)
God Is good regardless of our circumstances.(Nahum 1:7; Romans 5:8, 8:28-32; James 1:17)
God is generous. As we remember and retell what He has done in testimonies, He’s able and eager to do it again.(John 3:16; Revelation 12:11, 19:10; Joshua 4:1-9)
What does this mean?
God is for us. He chose to redeem us from our sin.(Psalms 139:7; Romans 5:8, 8:30-32; 2 Corinthians 5:19)
God is not mad at us.(Hebrews 1:9; John 10:10; Romans 14:17-18; Psalms 30:11-12; Zephaniah 3:17; Isaiah 61:3)
God’s desire is to prosper us in every area of our lives: physically, mentally, spiritually, emotionally and vocationally.(Isaiah 26:3; John 10:10; Luke 9:6, 56; Romans 5:8, 8:1; 3 John 1:2; Genesis 12:1-3; Jeremiah 29:11)
God does not cause sickness to teach people lessons or punish them. Jesus is our New Covenant model as He healed all the sick people He encountered.(Matthew 4:23, 8:2-3; Acts 10:38)
We live from the premise that God wants to save and heal everyone.(2 Peter 3:9; Ephesians 1:4-6; Romans 1:18-21; Matthew 4:23-24, 8:1-3, 8:16-17, 9:35, 14:34-36; Mark 6:56; Luke 9:11; Acts 10:38; 1 John 3:8)
We are not saying…
…God will always bless our decisions. We can do whatever we want and God will never judge us.(Prov. 8:13; Heb. 10:26; 2 Tim. 2:19; 2 Cor. 5:10; Heb. 9:27; Gal. 5:13-24)
…God doesn’t get hurt by our actions and will never confront us on our sin.(Eph. 4:30; 1 Thess. 5:19; Matt. 15:13; John 15:2)
…everyone will make it into heaven.(Matt. 7:21-23; Luke 13:27)
…if we are not healed it is because God doesn’t love us or we lacked faith.(Matt. 4:23; Matt. 12:15; John 9:1-3; John 11:4; Acts 10:38)
…God puts sickness on people to teach them lessons or to punish them.(Matt. 8:2-3; Acts 10:38)
…our lives are always going to be easy and there will be no trials.(John 16:33; Phil. 3:10; Rom. 8:31-39; Ps. 34:19; James 1:2-4)
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