God Wins Everybody

25 09 2015

I had the neatest reminder of an important truth today. Our four year old friend was riding with me in the car. He is into comparisons – who is bigger, faster, stronger, and tougher. He compares dinosaurs, superheroes, cars, birds, kids on the playground, and wild animals. After making an exhaustive list and concluding that a cheetah could outrun a dinosaur, he announced the most important news of all. “But you know, God wins everybody.”

I need to remember that God wins everybody. Kids aren’t the only ones who spend time on comparisons. We compare our bills with the money in the bank, our struggles with our strength, our worries with our wisdom, our appearance with the television, and our to-do lists with our resources. Inevitably, I come up short. The mountains are too high, the oceans too deep, the problems too vast, and the lists too long. I spend time worrying and fretting, keeping my eyes on the shadows when God calls me to look at the Son.

God wins everybody. There is no giant that can defeat Him, no enemy that will beat Him, no mountain that matches His strength, no problem that can outsmart Him, and no struggle that is too hard for Him. Whatever I am facing today is not bigger, stronger, faster, or tougher than my God.

Paul put it this way. “What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?” – Romans 8:31.

God has promised to walk with us through the darkest circumstances, the brightest joys, the deepest worries, and the fiercest storms. He faced death so we can have life. He lived in our shoes so that we can walk by His side. He defeated sin so that we can have victory in grace. He calmed storms, raised the dead, healed the sick, and cast out demons so that we could spend today absolutely sure that God wins everybody.

My Jesus Resolution today is to make the right comparison. I am going to measure whatever comes my way today by the size of my God. I am not going to let the shadows of the world’s giants pull my eyes from the cross. I want to lay every problem, struggle, storm, and worry in His hands and watch them be swallowed up in His all-sufficient grace. God really is bigger, stronger, and faster. The world may try to dazzle me with its speed, strength, and smarts, but God really does win everybody.


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25 09 2015
Theresa

Thank God so much for getting you these words to bless us with. Some days I do feel like my to do list will never be completed and I feel overwhelmed, but God’s grace and these reminders from you lift me up again. God’s grace and healing be with you

25 09 2015
wren2281

Such a needed reminder in this time of worldly struggle. Thank you and get stronger each day. God Bless you as you bless others.

25 09 2015
Ana Harshaw

Morning Sister Casandra, Hoping & praying your enjoy a blessed day. This is a wonderful post. Out of the mouths of babes! I love when children at that age share their insights, it’s so enlightning. What a Joy~thank you, mrs. ana

25 09 2015
Jan Kelley

I remain so thankful for your little friends and for your sensitivity to the wisdom on their words……..how wonderful to be able to focus on a much needed truth====God wins everybody……thank you my little friend, my adult friend, Casandra, and my God

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