I...know that their faith and their ultimate happiness do not depend on whether God is right now being glorified in them. Their future with God does not depend on their manifesting right now their complete and total satisfaction in Him, nor does it depend on their obedience, nor even on their being able to acknowledge God's goodness. It depends only on God's continued faithfulness to them.
Monday, February 25, 2013
It Depend on His Faithfulness
From Mark Talbot in For the Fame of God's Name, commenting on friends whose grief has overwhelmed their joy in the Lord: