If stranded on an island . . .

I recently asked a profoundly spiritual man of God I know the following question: Which 3 scriptures he’d want to have with him if he were stranded on an island (for a month) before God rescued him?  

If YOU are in a ‘storm’, the 3 scriptures he offered might help you – until your ‘morning joy’ arrives.  

  • He may not be there when you need him, but God is always ‘right on time’.   
  • Not now often means Not Yet.   Remember Martin Luther King’s How Long, Not Long speech.

The Missionary Baptist minister answered my question with the following three scriptures:

Philippians 4:19; Psalm 23:1; Romans 8:28

  1. But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus (Philippians 4:19).
  2. The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. (Psalm 23:1).
  3. And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose (Romans 8:28).

 Greg Silverthorne, 66 Assurance Way

The Way, The Truth


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