THE GOODNESS OF GOD
EX. 33:19. "I WILL MAKE ALL MY GOODNESS PASS BEFORE YOU."
Ex. 34:6. "And the Lord passed by before him, and proclaimed, The Lord, The Lord God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth."
Deut. 30:9. "And the Lord your God will make you plenteous in every work of your hand, in the fruit of the body, and in the fruit of your cattle, and in the fruit of your land: for the Lord will again rejoice over you for good, as he rejoiced over your fathers."
Psa. 8:4. "What is man that you are mindful of him? And the son of man, that you visit him?"
Psa. 17:7. "Show your marvellous loving kindness O you that saves by your right hand those who put their trust in you...."
Psa. 25:8. "Good and upright is the Lord."
Psa. 33:5. "The earth is full of the goodness of the Lord."
Psa. 34:8. "O taste and see that the Lord is good."
Psa. 36:7. "How excellent is your loving kindness O God! Therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of your wings."
Psa. 52:1. "God's goodness endures continually. 9. I will wait on your name; for it is good before your saints."
Psa. 68:19. "Blessed be the Lord, who daily loads us with benefits, even the God of our salvation."
Psa. 69:16. "Your lovingkindness is good."
Psa. 73:1. "Truly God is good to Israel, even to such are of a clean heart."
Psa. 86:5. "For you, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy unto all that call upon you."
Psa. 100:5. "The Lord is good; his mercy is everlasting."
Psa. 106:1. "O give thanks unto the Lord for he is good."
Psa. 107:8. "O that men would praise the Lord for his goodness, and for the wonderful works to the children of men. 9. For he satisfies the longing soul, and fills the hungry soul with goodness. 43. Who is wise, and will observe these things, even they shall understand the loving-kindness of the Lord."
Psa. 118:29. "O give thanks unto the Lord for he is good: for his mercy endures for ever."
Psa. 119:64. "The earth, O Lord, is full of your mercy. 68. You are good and you do good."
Psa. 139:17. "How precious also are your thoughts to me, O God, how great is the sum of them. 18. If I should count them, they are more in number than the sand: when I awake I am still with you."
Psa. 143:10. "Your spirit is good."
Psa. 145:7. "They shall abundantly utter the memory of your great goodness. 9. The Lord is good to all: and his tender mercies are over all his works."
Isa. 63:7. "I will mention the lovingkindness of the Lord, and the praises of the Lord, according to all that the Lord has bestowed on us, and the great goodness towards the house of Israel, which he has bestowed on them according to his mercies, and according to the multitude of his lovingkindnesses."
Jer. 9:24. "I am the Lord which exercise lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness in the earth: for in these things I delight, says the Lord."
Lam. 3:25. "The Lord is good unto them that wait for him, and to the soul that seeks him."
Hos. 3:5. "The children of Israel .... shall fear the Lord and his goodness, in the latter days."
Nah. 1:7. "The Lord is good, and a stronghold in the day of trouble."
Matt. 7:11. "If you, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father which is in heaven, give good things to them that ask him."
Luke 1:53. "He has filled the hungry with good things."
Luke 6:35. "He is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil."
Rom. 2:4. "Or despise you the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance?"
(THE REASON GOD DOES NOT END THIS AGE AS FAST AS MANY OF US WOULD WANT IT ENDED, IS BECAUSE HE IS GIVING TIME FOR MORE TO COME TO REPENTANCE - Keith Hunt)
Rom. 11:22. "Behold therefore the goodness and severity of God: on them which fell, severity; but towards you, goodness, if you continue in his goodness, otherwise you also shall be cut off."
2 Thes. 1:11. "Wherefore also we pray always for you, that our God would count you worthy of his calling, and fulfill all the good pleasure of his goodness, and the work of faith with power."
Tit. 3:4. "The kindness and the love of God our Savior towards man appeared."
Jas. 1:5. If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that gives to all men liberally, and upbraids not; and it shall be given him. 17. Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights."
1 John 4:8. "God is love."
AS I LOOK BACK ON MY LIFE, ALTHOUGH I HAVE HAD UPS AND DOWNS, TROUBLES AND TRIALS AT TIMES, I HAVE OVER-WHEMINGLY BEEN BLESSED WITH THE GOODNESS OF GOD. MY PARENTS SENT ME TO A CHURCH OF ENGLAND SCHOOL, WHERE THE FIRST HALF HOUR OF EACH SCHOOL DAY WAS READING THE BIBLE. A LOVE FOR THE FATHER AND JESUS WAS INSTILLED IN ME FROM A VERY YOUNG AGE. AS A TEENAGER I WOULD READ MY RED LETTER NEW TESTAMENT BEFORE GOING TO SLEEP, ESPECIALLY THE WORDS OF CHRIST, IN RED LETTERS. BELONGING TO THE BOY CUBS AND THEN BOY SCOUTS WAS ALSO SUPER TRAINING AND TEACHING IN MANY THINGS. I WAS BLESSED BY GOING TO A SCHOOL THAT GAVE OUT NO HOMEWORK [WE DID IT ALL IN CLASS DURING THE DAY], AND SO I HAD TIME TO PURSUE LEARNING TO PLAY THE GUITAR AND STEEL GUITAR. I WAS BLESSED WITH BEING CAPTAIN OF OUR HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER TEAM, WHERE YOU LEARN TO WORK AS A TEAM, AND BEING CAPTAIN, SERVE AND LEAD YOUR TEAM MATES.
I WAS BLESSED TO COME TO WESTERN CANADA AT AGE 18; IMMEDIATELY GET WITH A HORSE STABLE THAT DID JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING WITH HORSES...WHAT AN EXPERIENCE THAT WAS. THEN IN MY EARLY 20s I GOT THE OPPORTUNITY TO APPRENTICE AS AN ORTHOPEDIC SHOEMAKER, AND ORTHOTIC MAKER. I'VE BEEN ABLE TO HELP AND SERVE HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE WITH FOOT PROBLEMS OVER MY LIFETIME. THEN IN 1975 I WAS ABLE TO GO FULL TIME INTO TEACHING MUSIC [GUITAR/BANJO/MANDOLIN] - AND HAVE BEEN TEACHING THOSE INSTRUMENTS EVEN STILL TO THIS VERY DAY [SOMETIMES FULL TIME, SOMETIMES PART TIME]. AT THE AGE OF 40 IN 1982 I WAS BLESSED TO BE ORDAINED TO THE MINISTRY OF JESUS CHRIST - THE GREATEST BLESSING OF ALL. IN 1988 I WAS BLESSED TO MEET THE MAN WHO BUILT ME MY WEBSITE. THEN JESSE WHO BUILT IT MORE FOR ME AND TAUGHT ME HOW TO UPLOAD TO IT BEFORE SHE DIED OF CANCER. THEN TARA CHAPMAN COMING INTO MY LIFE AND FOR HER WORK OF RE-VAMPING MY WEBSITE AS IT IS TODAY. I'VE BEEN GIVEN THE BLESSING OF TEACHING THE TRUTHS OF GOD NOW TO THE WHOLE WORLD. THE BLESSING OF MY YOUTUBE, AND MY BLOG. AND I CANNOT FORGET THE BLESSING IN 2005 OF FINDING AND PURCHASING THE HORSE OF MY BOYHOOD DREAMS - MY "TRIGGER" OF ROY ROGERS FAME - MY BEAUTIFUL GOLDEN PALOMINO - REGISTERED NAME "FINAL TOUCH" - WHO I CALL "GOLDIE."
THE LORD HAS BEEN VERY GOOD TO ME, SLOW TO ANGER, PATIENT AND MERCIFUL, TOWARDS ME. THERE ARE DOZENS MORE BLESSINGS I'VE HAD, WHERE THE GOODNESS OF GOD HAS BEEN GIVEN AND SHOWN TO ME.
TRULY THE GOODNESS OF THE FATHER AND CHRIST IS WIDE, DEEP AND HIGH.
THEY WILL YET SHOW GOODNESS TO THIS SICK AND SINFUL WORLD, TO ISRAEL AND JUDAH, AND ALL NATIONS, WHEN THEY WILL BRING THE AGE THAT IS TO COME, AS THE BIBLE PROPHETS HAVE FORETOLD, AND THE BLESSING I'VE HAD IN BEING ABLE TO EXPOUND THEM TO YOU ON MY WEBSITE.