Word of the Day : Providence
PROVIDENCE – God conceived as the power sustaining and guiding human destiny; the protective care of God or of nature as a spiritual power
The word “providence” is striking. It comes from the word “provide” which has two parts: “pro” (Latin: “forward,” “on behalf of”) and “vide” (Latin: “to see”). When we say, “I’ll see to it”, we mean “to supply what is needed; to give sustenance or support.” In the greatest sense, the noun “providence” is the act of God’s “seeing to” the universe – He provides.
Scripture : Romans 8:28
“And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.”
“God’s providence is always one step ahead of us.”
— Pope Francis
Joel R. Beeke from TableTalk Magazine shares 5 ways on how God’s providence is applied in our lives and how we would benefit from it by being eternal optimists. Check out his insightful article here.