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Wisdom is the Lord’s plan by which He transforms a lifeless chaos into a living cosmos (Prov. 8:22-31). Similarly, wisdom is the Lord’s plan by which He can transmute the moral and spiritual chaos of a human life into an incarnation of God’s sublime attributes of justice, equity, truth, and faithfulness.
These insightful words by John Newton emphasize the truth that only God knows what is in our best interests. We judge by the way things appear to us, but only the Lord can see the long-term consequences.
"It is indeed natural to us to wish and to plan, and it is merciful of the Lord to disappoint our plans, and to cross our wishes. For we cannot be safe, much less happy, but in proportion as we are weaned from our own wills, and made simply desirous of being directed by His …