In the American Civil War, a minister told US President Abraham Lincoln that he hoped God was on their side. Lincoln’s response was cutting, and biblical: “Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God’s side, for God is always right.” – Think about your day: your plans, hopes and ambitions for it… Think about your life: your plans, hopes and ambitions for it. – Are you asking God to be on your side, delivering all that you want your life to be? Or are you asking God to make sure you are on His side, whatever changes that means for your plans and hopes?

Explore Bible notes 8/1/2013