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Day by Day - 2 Samuel
Prideful Opposition From Within
Clif Johnson
Aired on Jun 05, 2024
Show Day by Day
May 30, 2024
00:01:49 Minutes

God works through the pride of men to work His will contrary to their goals. #daybydaylw Interested in learning more about becoming a devoted follower of Christ? Go to!   ~~~   Consider this with me today as we think about the kingdom of David. The kingdom will face opposition, resistance. And we naturally suspect that the opposition will come from the outside. But many times, the opposition comes from within. It comes from prideful, truth-denying, glory seeking people. This is you and me. We are the truth-deniers! We are the ones who seek glory for ourselves! So where is our hope? God sovereignly works through man’s prideful intentions. The pride of Abner, the pride of Joab, the pride of Asahel does not keep God from bringing forth His promises. In fact, in His providence he uses the wickedness of sinful men to bring about His promises. This isn’t the first time. And it won’t be the last time. It will be through the opposition of God’s kingdom again, in Jerusalem, that Jesus Christ is nailed to a cross. And what the world meant for evil, God meant for our eternal good.

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