Feb 16, 2019
Current conditions have a way of clouding our understanding of God’s sovereignty and power. What we are going through any given moment of the day can easily lead us to believe that God does not have a plan. We can begin to think that He has lost control. But Isaiah would have us remember that God has plans that were formed of old – in other words, they have been around from before the world was made. God is not up in heaven reacting to conditions in the world with surprise. He is not knee-jerk reacting to unforeseen situations and circumstances. He is all-knowing and fully in control of all things, all the time. And in Isaiah 25:1-12, the prophet is going to provide us with a glimpse into the distant future, where we will see God’s redemptive plan played out in all its glory. At no point in time, has God’s plan been in jeopardy. And there has never been a time when He has been forced to alter His plans in response to some unexpected event that caught Him off guard. No, His divine strategy for the future restoration of this world is safe and secure. We may not always see what He is doing. We might not always think that He has His hands on the wheel. But God is in full control and His plans have not changed.