11 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11
Pick up a book or listen to a sermon from any number of famous preachers and you’ll hear this verse taken to the extreme. Many preach the gospel of ease, comfort and pleasure as being God’ goal for our lives. God wants you to have that dream job, dream house, and make lots of money. He wants us to be free from heartache, disappointment and disease. Are you still waiting for your breakthrough? Do you think that if you just keep that positive attitude, God’ going to shower His blessings upon you?