“# 4 Is the plan of God”, the speaker said at the November 4, conference. On the drive home, an out of state’s license plate read 44. Around this time God showed me 44 many other times: was given #44, locker at work, the digital clock, Psalm 144, and the age of a movie character.
I know My plans for you, of peace and hope (Jeremiah 29:11 – NIV). “How precious also are Your thoughts to me, O God! How vast is the sum of them!” Psalm 139:17 (NASB).
“For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace,” 1 Corinthians 14:33. “Let all things be done decently and in order,” vs. 40.
“The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord, and He delights in his way,” Psalm 37:23.
1 Peter (NKJV)
2:12, “having your conduct honorable among the Gentiles, that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may, by your good works which they observe, glorify God in the day of visitation.”
vs. 15, “For this is the will of God, that by doing good you may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men.”
vs. 17, “Honor all people. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king.”
vs. 20-21, “For what credit is it if, when you are beaten for your faults, you take it patiently? But when you do good and suffer, if you take it patiently, this is commendable before God. For to this you were called, because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that you should follow His steps:”
“Finally, all of you be of one mind, having compassion for one another; love as brothers, be tenderhearted, be courteous; not returning evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary blessing, knowing that you were called to this, that you may inherit a blessing.” 1 Peter 3:8-9 (NKJV).