Tuesday, February 18, 2014

God has promised to sustain the righteous

The Southern Baptist Convention will encounter affliction as it serves the Lord, but will complete its God-given mission because of the Lord's promises, Luter said in his presidential address to the SBC Executive Committee Feb. 17 in Nashville.

Using Psalm 34:19 as a text, referencing the Old Testament's Job and adding humor with the fictional James Bond, Luter said the Lord not only brings tribulation to the righteous, but successfully brings the righteous through those same troubles.

"Many are the afflictions of the righteous," the Scripture reads, "but the Lord delivers him out of them all" (NKJV).

Read the entire article by Diana Chandler  about Fred Luter's address here.

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