What Omnipotence cannot do...
Omnipotence may build a thousand worlds, and fill them with
treasures; Omnipotence may crush mountains into dust, and
cause all the seas to evaporate, and destroy the stars, but
Omnipotence cannot do one unloving thing toward a believer.
Oh! rest assured, Christian, a harsh act, an unloving action
from God toward one of His own people is quite impossible.
He is as kind to you when he throws you into prison as when
he takes you into a palace; He is as good when He sends
famine into your house as when He fills your cupboards with
plenty. The only question is, "Are you His child?" If so, He
has rebuked you in affection, and there is love in His