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verse 20: “For as many as may be the promises of God, in Him they are yes; wherefore also by Him is our Amen to the glory of God through us.”

Paul here is assuring the Corinthians that he wasn’t wishy-washy in his plans; that he doesn’t say yes and no to the same thing at the same time.

It’s funny, but during my career as a high-school football official, you would be amazed at the number of times a coach would tell our crew, “look, I don’t care if you call it this way or that, just be consistent!” Or to know that in a softball game, the umpire’s strike zone would always be from point A to point B…always! Or the number of times we have seen politicians promise one thing during the campaign to get elected…only to vote the other way once they were in office.

God is not like that; His promises of salvation have their YES in Jesus Christ…and they are the same today as they were yesterday as they will be tomorrow! And our answer to those promises should be…AMEN!

Have a blessed day and weekend. And to all fathers out there…Happy Father’s Day!

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