"It is God Himself who has made us what we are and given us new lives from Jesus Christ; and long ages ago He planned that we should spen these lives in helping others."
Ephesians 2:10 TLB
Did you know God has the perfect plan for you? He knew you before you breathed your first. Look at this verse:
You made all the delicate, inner parts of my body, and knikt them together in my mother's womb. You were there while I was being formed in utter seclusion! YOu saw me before I was born and scheduled each day of my life before I began to breathe. Psalm 139:13, 15-16
Well, think about it, God scheduled what would happen every day of your life on planet earth. You're probably going through a REALLY hard time now. YOu wonder "What! This was on God's schedule? How can He be so cruel?" Actually, another verse would be fitting to use right here:
My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. James 1:2-3
That verse is pretty much self explanatory. if you never had any tests of your faith, do you think you'd get strong faith? This verse implies it also builds your patience.
Back to the original verse at the top of this article, it says pretty clear what His plan is exactly. First of all the verse says God made you what you are and gave us new life from Jesus Christ. Then it states that long ages ago He had already planned for us to be helping others. Not hard, is it? It might be. Others first before yourself. It can be tough. But you know, it's in God's plan for you, and remember this:
Out of the will of God there is no such thing as success; In the will of God there cannot be any failure.
Dear Crystal. You are truly blessed with a wonderful way of expressing yourself to the reader. I'm so pleased that you found Faithwriters, and look forward to reading a lot more from you. Can't believe how young you are. Please never stop writing and expressing your heart and love for others.