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You may not always understand, child, but I have your best interest at heart. Think back to all those times when you prayed and prayed for something. At times I answered with yes. Occasionally I said no. And a few prayers remain yet unanswered.
I know what lies ahead for you. I have guided you toward certain decisions and warned you against others, for your benefit. I did the same for my people Israel-warning them about the consequences of selecting a king. Still, they demanded one on their terms. And my people were never the same.
Though you are pone to push ahead and ignore my warnings, I will continue to respond "yes," "no," or "not yet" out of love for you. When you trust me with the answers, I will rejoice with you in your successes. And when you fail to heed me, I will grieve with you, and then urge you to keep moving forward, never forgetting the lessons you've learned.
The people refused to listen to Samuel. "No!" they said. "We want a king over us." 1 Samuel 8:19 (NIV)
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Doeray-G Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
I like this (there is one error though- "pone" I think your finger missed the "r" :) ) still a great message though and very, very true :D
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HeavenCalling Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2012
I make many spelling errors, something I need to work on. Thank you though.
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Doeray-G Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
me too. drives my editor crazy :D
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ZIM402 Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2012
*HUGS
often i get the answer "wait"
ahhhh are you trying to teach me patience Lord?
hhahaaahah
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HeavenCalling Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2012
God wants his followers to be holy like his son. No one will ever be, but we should try to be like him and the charactersics he had. One of them were patient.
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ZIM402 Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2012
i agree : )
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Hoshi-dono Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I agree. And this REALLY related to me. I'm so happy God used you for this. :]
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HeavenCalling Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2012
I feel very honored to be righting these for people with the wisdom and resouces God has given me.
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Hoshi-dono Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amen!
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