God loves you. “ The Lamb, who was killed before the origin of the world, is a man who has received support, splendor, wisdom, power, refinement, whole month, respect, faith and silt। Let him be glorified forever. ”Now came true Amen। In this world you have received everything but so far Jesus has not believed in Christ, you are the saddest and most righteous man ! The poorest people on earth are not without money but without Jesus Amen ! Your first need and need is the forgiveness of eternal security sins, salvation and eternal life – “ Behold, the Lamb of God who has raised the sin of the world’।And he is atonement for our sins, and not only for us, but also for the sins of the whole world। The only Creator God – Ekmatra Caste Man – Ekkatra Blood Red – Ekkatra Problem Sin – Ekkatra Solution Jesus Christ Do you know that there is eternal life even after the deer only God loves you ! Because God loved the world so much that he gave it to his only born Son – No one who believes in him is unhappy, But he may have eternal life, but God reveals his love for us: Christ died for us when we were sinners। Because you are saved by grace by faith; And it is not from you, it is God’s donation; He who is waking up to my door every day hears me waiting for the pillars of my doors, Blessed is that man। But God reveals his love for us: Christ died for us, while we are sinners। But in all these things we are even more than the winners by him, who loved us। Because I have been completely unarmed, neither death nor life, nor angels, neither the princes, nor the rights, nor the things that come from now, nor the things that come later, neither the heights, nor the deep, Neither any other creation can separate us from the love of God in our Lord Christ Jesus। Love is in this – not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent his Son to be atone for our sins। For God made sin for us, who did not know that we would be the righteousness of God। Jesus said to him: “ Bato, truth and life are me; No one comes to the Father except me. ” Your word is a light for my feet, and a light for my way। I cried before Miramire fell bright; I hope in your word। My eyes are open at night’s guard to meditate on your word। And call me on the day of the storm; I will deliver you, and you will raise me। He cures those with broken hearts and binds them to the ointment of their injuries। You will be in me and ask for whatever you want if my words are in you, and that will be done for you।

What Does it Mean That ‘God Is Not a Man That He Should Lie’ in Num. 23:19?

Any healthy and long-lasting relationship finds its foundation in the idea of trust. That word is defined as the “reliance on the integrity” of a person or thing.

  • Children trust their parents to feed and shelter them. People trust their cars to take them places. Employers trust their employees to work. And we Christians trust God to “never leave nor forsake” us as we go about living lives according to His will (Deuteronomy 31:6).
  • Author Mark Twain said this quote about trust, “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.”
  • And philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche had a quote of his own. “I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you.”
  • Trust is lost when lying is introduced into any relationship. The definition of a lie is “a false statement made with deliberate intent to deceive”.
  • God’s word is intended to edify his followers, from book to book, chapter to chapter, we read a number of stories with consistent messages about the benefits of following Jesus Christ.
  • Imagine if instead, each story was inconsistent in its ideology, and instead of edifying us, we were made worse. If truth were replaced with lives, then there would be no more faith to believe in.
  • Yet, the Bible makes it clear that trust is a key component in our relationship with God. Job required trust in God as he suffered, Paul maintained trust while imprisoned, and Jesus clung to trust while on the cross. While we know through the Bible that God deserves our trust, what exactly does the phrase “God is not a man that he should lie” mean? To garner that understanding, first, we have to examine how the Bible describes God.
  • Who Does the Bible Say God Is?
  • According to the Bible, God is said to be so many things: love, peace, a fortress, a strong tower, a rock, a place of refuge. Pick any chapter of the Bible where someone experiences intense joy or pain, and you will easily find an example.
  • God even experiences emotions like we do and is no stranger to such feelings as anger (Exodus 31:11). He also goes by different names, often reflecting His relationship to His people. Those names include Yahweh and Father.
  • God is also described as the Word, and even as His son Jesus. “The Word became flesh and dwelt among us. We observed his glory, the glory as the one and only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth” (John 1:14).
  • In that description and other places in the Bible, God’s word is equated with truth. Not lies.
  • God has taken on so many names over time because of his long-lasting relationship with His people. God is trustworthy. Therefore, His relationship with His people has stood the test of time.
  • What Does it Mean that ‘God Is Not a Man That He Should Lie’?
  • Knowing that God doesn’t lie means that we can place a level of trust in Him that we will never be able to place in others. This truth was essential for Israelites who struggled to maintain their faith on a consistent basis, much like believers of any time period.
  • In Numbers 23, we witness Balaam, a lesser-known character, at least by name, who has been tasked with delivering curses on God’s Chosen people. This comes at the request of King Balak before going to war.
  • However, in this specific chapter, Balaam does what he was not originally assigned. He delivers good prophecies on the Israelites and communes with God also. Instead of hearing curses coming from Balaam’s mouth, the diviner gives Balak a message from God defending His people.
  • When the phrase “God is not a man that he should lie” is used, there is a strong contrast being drawn between the ways of man and the ways of the Lord.
  • God had already given His people a confirmation to take them to the Promised Land. Not only that, He had already freed His people from bondage in Egypt. King Balak was simply an antagonist in the story over the course of the Israelites’ journey.
  • Balaam’s words are significant because they reveal that God is willing to intervene on behalf of His people with royalty such as King Balak, or those beneath royalty like Balaam. God supports His people.
  • Later in the chapter, Balak says to not bless or curse God’s chosen, but Balaam must act according to God’s will (Numbers 23:26).
  • If God allowed the king to thwart His plans for His people, then God’s promise would have been broken, making His word void. However, whatever God’s word sets in motion cannot come back void (Isaiah 55:11).
  • What Does This Verse Tell Us about Fallen Mankind?
  • God never gave up on humanity. Jeremiah 31 presents a clear picture of God choosing to restore His people. This declaration comes after the Israelites spent time in the wilderness. Their walk with God was inconsistent, their faith was often displayed in idols and not in the Lord.
  • Yet, God chose to continue loving them.
  • This separation from God was not unique to the Israelites. Adam and Eve were the first to experience separation from God and introduced what A. R. Bernard says is the “original sin,” which created the conditions by which humanity lives today. The fallenness of mankind began in the garden but did not conclude in the Promised Land with the Israelites.
  • Today humanity still experiences separation from God through various acts of sin. Despite our irreverent behavior, the Bible makes clear that God holds to His word. Therefore, all of the Bible’s descriptions of God’s love, forgiveness, mercy, and grace, are all true. Though the Bible’s text is “God-breathed” and not “God-written,” we know that God is trustworthy.
  • He didn’t lie to the Israelites about bringing them to the Promised Land despite all of the instances they sinned against Him. Not everyone who initially heard the promise live to see it fulfilled, but God kept his word all the same.
  • We can conclude that God extends the same favor toward his followers today, ready to embrace us as we seek Him.
  • God does not lie. He didn’t then, and He will not now.
  • God kept His word with the people throughout the generations, throughout the hardships they faced, hardships that were consequences of their actions, but also natural tribulations that occurred. God kept His word.
  • King Balak was merely an example, a step in the road for His people as they walked toward the Promised Land.
  • With this knowledge, believers today can equip themselves with the same sort of trust that God will see them through whatever circumstance they face.
  • “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding; in all your ways know him, and he will make your paths straight” (Proverbs 3:5-6).
  • As we struggle with sin and face the consequences of our actions, or as we deal with the natural difficulties life brings, we can rest assured that God offers help.
  • The Bible is replete with stories of people seeking God to overcome problems. A component consistent with all of these stories is trust in God. Trust that He hears our prayers. Trust that God cares. Trust that God will act. When we acknowledge that God is a God of his word, then we don’t need to fear anymore. God is near. God is here.
  • “Be Still and Know that I Am God”
    “Pray Without Ceasing”
    “Fearfully and Wonderfully Made”
    “All Things Work Together for Good”
    “Do Not Fear”

For he that findeth me shall find life, and shall receive mercy from the Lord. But he that sinneth against me, harmeth his own soul; All those who hate me love death.’ Proverb. 8:35-36 But God shows his love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8 He committed no sin, nor was any guile found in his mouth; He did not rebuke in return; He did not threaten when he suffered, but committed himself to the righteous judge. He Himself bore our sins in His own body on the cross, that we might die to sins and live to righteousness; By His stripes you were healed. 1 st. Proverb. 8:35-36 Nor is salvation in any other; For there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.” Acts 4:12 Jesus said to him: “I am the way, the truth, and the life; No one comes to the Father except through me.” John 14:6 Behold, he comes with the clouds, and every eye shall see him, even those who despise him; And all the tribes of the earth will mourn because of him. So be it! Amen! Revelation 1:7 And he was clothed in blood; And his name is called ‘Word of God’. Revelation 19:13 “And behold, I come quickly; And I have my reward to give to every man according to his work. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last.” Revelation 22:12-13 Note: Today people don’t even have time to go to heaven. Believe in Jesus Christ and you will receive forgiveness of sins, salvation and eternal life.

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