It seems that there is a name for every generation of people living at this time.  There are those who are called the great generation, the baby boomers, the flower generation, the seniors, and now the Millenniums.  Where is God in all these phases of time?  Many say He is not relevant and His Word does not pertain to time in which we live.  Really!  How contrary that is to the Word of God.  First, throughout the Scriptures there are references to His unfailing love for all generations.  However, though that love is there, it may not be comprehended or seen by those who have a lifestyle that rejects the knowledge of God and is set upon satisfying the desires of self through unrighteousness acts and injustice.  Such manner of living is ungodly and fails to recognize the ever present love of God, for … “the LORD loves righteousness and justice; the earth is full of his unfailing love” (Ps 33:5).  For those who have placed their faith in Christ as Savior, that love is evident particularly as one grows in the grace and knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.  Again, it is the psalmist who states the perception of those who know the Lord ... “But the eyes of the LORD are on those who fear him, on those whose hope [confidence] is in his unfailing love” (Ps 33:18).  Second, there is never a time that each person given the breath of life by God is not in His thinking.  Speaking of the nation Israel and by application to each of us, the prophet Isaiah wrote … "Listen to me, O house of Jacob, all you who remain of the house of Israel, you whom I have upheld since you were conceived, and have carried since your birth, even to your old age and gray hairs I am he, I am he who will sustain you. I have made you and I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you (Is 46:3-4).  God’s promise to His chosen people still stands, for the same prophetic utterance that announced the virgin birth of Christ, declared that He would establish an earthly kingdom and reign over it.  “There will be no end to the increase of His government or of peace, on the throne of David and over his kingdom, to establish it and to uphold it with justice and righteousness from then on and forevermore. The zeal of the LORD of hosts will accomplish this” (Is 9:7).  If God’s promises are timeless, then there is great opportunity for each generation to declare His faithfulness and the unfailing love of God found in Christ.  The Apostle Paul reminded the Christians in Philippi … “for it is God who is at work in you, both to will and to work for His good pleasure’ (Phil 2:13).  The age of a believer in God’s service is not the issue, but rather one’s willingness to do His will. “You have taught me ever since I was young, and I still tell of your wonderful acts.  Now that I am old and my hair is gray, do not abandon me, O God! Be with me while I proclaim your power and might to all generations to come” (Ps 71:17-18 TEV).  What a magnificent petition from the psalmist.  David, like the Apostle Paul, desired to fulfill all that God intended for them in His Plan so that at the end of their days, they could say… “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the course, I have kept the faith. (2 Tim 4:7).

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