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Unmet Expectations or God’s Plan? Revelation 5 Provides The Answer

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November 14, 2022

There are constant thieves at your door every single day and night…they’re called unmet expectations – always ready to steal your happiness and contentment. 

All of us fill our lives with expectations, some good and some bad — what job we should get, what kind of spouse we’ll be married to, how that spouse will treat us, who our children will become. Our minds constantly fill in the blank slates of tomorrow with all sorts of expectations of what will happen to us. This is not wrong in itself — in fact, it’s necessary to an extent to even make tentative plans for our lives.

However, we need to recognize that our expectations do not map identically to God’s plan. His plan to save us – to send his son Jesus for us, to meet us in our disappointments, among other things – was something no one expected.

Revelation 5 helps us by putting the sacrifice of Jesus into eternal and heavenly perspective. Listen below to the full VERSED podcast as we explore this Scripture and what it means for our lives.

“Then one of the elders said to me, ‘Do not weep! See, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has triumphed. He is able to open the scroll and its seven seals.'”Revelation 5:5


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