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Ecclesiastes 9:11 (NIV)

“I have seen something else under the sun: The race is not to the swift or the battle to the strong, nor does food come to the wise or wealth to the brilliant or favor to the learned; but time and chance happen to them all.”

Matthew 24:4-14 (NIV)

“Jesus answered: ‘Watch out that no one deceives you. For many will come in my name, claiming, ‘I am the Messiah,’ and will deceive many. You will hear of wars and rumors of wars, but see to it that you are not alarmed. Such things must happen, but the end is still to come. Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be famines and earthquakes in various places. All these are the beginning of birth pains.

Then you will be handed over to be persecuted and put to death, and you will be hated by all nations because of me. At that time many will turn away from the faith and will betray and hate each other, and many false prophets will appear and deceive many people. Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold, but the one who stands firm to the end will be saved. And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.'”

These scriptures offer insights into the unpredictability of life and the importance of vigilance and faithfulness amidst challenges. May they provide guidance and encouragement as you reflect on their meaning. If you have any further questions or need additional assistance, feel free to ask!

Finish reading: Daily Manna ODM 19 March 2024

Today’s encouragement is drawn from Ecclesiastes 9:11 and Matthew 24:4-14, reminding us of the uncertainties and challenges we may face in life, but also offering hope and assurance in God’s sovereignty and faithfulness.

In Ecclesiastes 9:11, we are reminded that life is full of uncertainties. The race is not always won by the fastest or the battle by the strongest. Despite our efforts and abilities, we may encounter unexpected setbacks or challenges. However, this verse also highlights the element of divine timing and providence. It’s a reminder that even in the midst of uncertainties, God is in control, and He can turn the tide in our favor at any moment.

In Matthew 24:4-14, Jesus speaks about the signs of the end times, including wars, famines, and persecution. While these events may bring fear and uncertainty, Jesus encourages His followers not to be alarmed but to remain steadfast in faith. He assures us that despite the tribulations we may face, the gospel will be preached to all nations, and the end will come.

Today, as you navigate through life’s uncertainties and challenges, remember that God is with you every step of the way. Trust in His timing and sovereignty, knowing that He holds your future in His hands. Stay vigilant, standing firm in your faith, and continue to proclaim the good news of Jesus Christ to those around you.

May you find strength and courage in God’s promises, knowing that He is always faithful to fulfill His word. Take heart, for God has overcome the world, and He will guide you through every trial and tribulation you may face.

Stay encouraged, dear friend, and keep pressing forward in faith. God is with you, and He will never leave nor forsake you.

I hope this encouragement uplifts and strengthens you as you go through your day. If you need further inspiration or support, feel free to reach out.


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