Monthly Archives: January 2014

Where God Guides God Provides

“Where God guides God provides” is a statement I believe most of us Southern California Christians have heard. Like most people I embraced this statement as Gospel truth and didn’t think twice about it because it seemed so self-evident and obvious, but is it really, now that I think about it more?

As I think about it now, it seems to me more of clever statement about God’s sovereignty than what I think the author and the rest of the people has historically meant it to mean. Surely Scripture teaches us that God is the great guider of history and all things, like Dr. Sproul said, “there are no maverick molecules in the universe.” Scripture also teaches us that God provides every provision for everyone, there is not a provision that anyone has that hasn’t come from the hand of God “For he (God) makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.” Mat 5:45b and Acts 17:24-27:

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