Misused Bible Verses: Romans 8:28

Jared Cornutt

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“And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose” Romans 8:28

God is good all the time, all the time God is good. If you have been involved in the church for any length of time you may have heard that saying. To say God is good says that within the heart of God he is morally excellent and kind. His heart is true, his love is pure, and his kindness is seen in the goodness and mercy that he gives in abundance. This is how King David puts it in Psalm 23:

Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever” Psalm 23:6

How about in the difficult times though? Looking at this verse out of context can make…

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