‘First it is important to know that what God permits – whether Satan instigates it and thinks it will work against God’s ways – will ultimately serve His purpose. Whatever man or Satan can do, it cannot occur outside the space of the foreknowledge of God. In having the foreknowledge and being careful to let right and truth triumph, God, who is the Ultimate Good, always works out a way for everything to ultimately serve His purpose. Thus, when a person or thing serves His purpose, whether that thing be evil or good, we would call it, for the limitation of language, His servant. It is in this context that God can say, “I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these things” (Isa.45:7)’
The above excerpt is taken from the forthcoming ‘Daniel Chapter 2.’ Subscribe to this blog to receive email notification when the full article is posted (see text box on top-right side).