God Is the Giver of Every Blessing

Since Adam and Eve, in the Garden of Eden, chose the rulership of Satan in the Garden of Eden over that of God, their Creator, human beings have suffered many calamities and sorrows.

Yet, God has also greatly blessed humanity, as well, especially the descendants of Abraham in the latter days. The apostle James, a half-brother of Jesus Christ, wrote, “Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow of turning” (James 1:17).

We may look around us and see all kinds of evils, and things to be concerned about, but we also need to be mindful of our blessings. And the Bible promises that in a future age, there are even greater blessings to come. In this article I want to explore the subject of God as the Giver of every blessing.

I’m going to show you from the Scriptures, that testify of God’s intervention in human affairs, how God is the source of specific blessings. Those discussed below are by no means an exhaustive list of God’s blessings, but they are fundamental to life and happiness, and too often we take them for granted.

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How Will the World Be Different When Christ Returns? (Part 2)

The Bible assures us that Jesus Christ will one day return to earth and restore “all things” as has been prophesied by God’s prophets “since the world began” (Acts 3:21). He will establish at that time a literal world ruling kingdom, that shall never end (Revelation 11:15). In part one of this series we discussed several ways in which the world will be different from today’s world when Jesus Christ establishes the Kingdom of God on earth.

As discussed in that article there will be: (1) An end to oppression. (2) Just government. (3) End to war. (4) Harmony among races and nations.

Now let’s continue with a discussion of some other ways in which the world will be different, and far better, than today’s world after Jesus Christ returns to establish his kingdom. Continue reading