The plans of the righteous are just, but the advice of the wicked is deceitful. Proverbs 12:5

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2 The plans of the righteous are just, but the advice of the wicked is deceitful. Proverbs 12:5

3 Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisers they succeed. Proverbs 15:22

4 To humans belong the plans of the heart, but from the Lord comes the proper answer of the tongue. Proverbs 16:1

5 Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans. Proverbs 16:3

6 The Lord works out everything to its proper end even the wicked for a day of disaster. Proverbs 16:4

7 The lips of a king speak as an oracle, and his mouth does not betray justice. Proverbs 16:10

8 Better a patient person than a warrior, one with self-control than one who takes a city. Proverbs 16:32

9 Many are the plans in a person's heart, but it is the Lord's purpose that prevails. Proverbs 19:21

10 The lot is cast into the lap, but its every decision is from the Lord. Proverbs 16:33

11 Cast the Lot Make Your Plans Understand the End

12 Cast the Lot Make Your Plans Understand the End

13 The lot is cast into the lap, but its every decision is from the Lord. Proverbs 16:33

14 Many are the plans in a person's heart, but it is the Lord's purpose that prevails. Proverbs 19:21

15 fatalism: the future is fixed and nothing you do can change that

16 kismet: all is pre-determined and foreordained, apart from anything you do

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18 "Though we feel that we can choose what we do, our biological processes are governed by the laws of physics and chemistry and therefore are as determined as the orbits of the planets. It is hard to imagine how free will can operate if our behavior is determined by physical law, so it seems that we are no more than biological machines and that free will is just an illusion." Stephen Hawking & Leonard Mlodinow The Grand Design, 2010

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20 "Our fate lies within us. You only have to be brave enough to see it."

21 "The future is whatever you make it. So make it a good one."

22 Cast the Lot Make Your Plans Understand the End

23 How can you live right now? - You can obey more fervently

24 How can you live right now? - You can obey more fervently - You can lead more courageously

25 How can you live right now? - You can obey more fervently - You can lead more courageously "The lips of a king speak as an oracle, and his mouth does not betray justice." Proverbs 16:10

26 How can you live right now? - You can obey more fervently - You can lead more courageously - You can follow more humbly "Better a patient person than a warrior, one with self-control than one who takes a city." Proverbs 16:32

27 How can you live right now? - You can obey more fervently - You can lead more courageously - You can follow more humbly - You can suffer more hopefully "The Lord works out everything to its proper end even the wicked for a day of disaster." Proverbs 16:4

28 "You meant it for evil, but God meant it for good." Genesis 50:20

29 "It is vitally important that we hold the truth of God's infinite wisdom as a tenet of our creed; but this is not enough. We must by the exercise of faith and by prayer bring it into the practical world of our day-by-day experience. A.W. Tozer The Knowledge of the Holy

30 Most of us go through life praying a little, planning a little, jockeying for position, hoping but never being quite certain of anything, and always secretly afraid that we will miss the way. This is a tragic waste of truth and never gives rest to the heart. A.W. Tozer The Knowledge of the Holy

31 There is a better way. It is to repudiate our own wisdom and take instead the infinite wisdom of God. Our insistence upon seeing ahead is natural enough, but it is a real hindrance to our spiritual progress. God has charged himself with full responsibility for our eternal happiness and stands ready to take over the management of our lives the moment we turn in faith to Him." A.W. Tozer The Knowledge of the Holy

32 Cast the Lot Make Your Plans Understand the End

33 The Lord works out everything to its proper end even the wicked for a day of disaster. Proverbs 16:4

34 The Lord works out everything to for its proper Himself end even the wicked for a day of disaster. Proverbs 16:4

35 "Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world " W.B. Yeats

36 23 "This man was handed over to you by God's deliberate plan and foreknowledge; and you, with the help of wicked men, put him to death by nailing him to the cross. 24 But God raised him from the dead, freeing him from the agony of death, because it was impossible for death to keep its hold on him." Acts 2:23-24

37 11 "In him we were also chosen, having been predestined according to the plan of him who works out everything in conformity with the purpose of his will, 12 in order that we might be for the praise of his glory." Ephesians 1:11-12

38 "Is the launch pad for the specifically Christian way of life. This way of life isn't a matter of getting in touch with our inner depths. It is certainly not about keeping the commands of a distant deity. Rather, it is the new way of being human, the Jesus-shaped way of being human, the cross-and-resurrection way of life, the Spirit-led pathway. It is not about trying to obey dusty rulebooks from long ago or far away. It is about practicing, in the present, the tunes we shall sing in God's new world." N.T. Wright Simply Christian

39 "This is My Father's World O Let Me Ne'er Forget That though the wrong Seems oft so strong God is the Ruler yet This is my Father's world; the battle is not done Jesus, who died, shall be satisfied; And earth and heaven be one." "This is My Father's World"

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