Posted by: pastordiehl   in Uncategorized

When we were raising our children, one of the comments that we would often heard was, “Not Fair!” It seemed whatever we did as parents didn’t seem fair. Our children were different ages, had different temperaments, and in  were in different circumstances, yet they all wanted us to treat them fairly. If they didn’t get what they wanted when they wanted it, they thought it was “Nor Fair”!

So many situations in life shout, “Not fair!” I observe Christian couples who struggle to have children while others are blessed with children and ignore or abuse them. I look at families whose children are all alive and well, and others who have a disabled child. I see friends who long to serve God but can’t because of health issues. “Not fair.”

I then must remember that we are not the judges of fairness. God is sovereign and does things the way He chooses according to His plans and purposes, not ours. The question isn’t about fairness. In the end, it’s about trust in a faithful God who knows what He is doing.

He is the Rock, His work is perfect; for all His ways are justice” (Deuteronomy 32:4).

Life is not always fair, but God is always faithful.

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Tammy Mack

I remember one of Sunshine’s biggest “Not fair”. When they were little, Sunshine would have to go to her room if she was in trouble, while Dusty would have to seat on a chair in which ever room I was in. She didn’t understand that Dusty (who like to be alone) would feel rewarded with being sent to his room. And I know that she loved to be with me so to be seat in chair with me would not be a punishment to her. So often we yell not fair to God but isn’t it great that He knows just what each of us needs.

September 17th, 2009 at 11:23 pm

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