so are my ways higher than your ways
and my thoughts than your thoughts.
come down from heaven,
and do not return to it
without watering the earth
and making it bud and flourish,
so that it yields seed for the sower and bread for the eater,
It will not return to me empty,
but will accomplish what I desire
and achieve the purpose for which I sent it.
This does not mean that we will always like His plan or our part in it. In the book of Habakkuk, the prophet demanded that God do something about the evil in the land. God's response was not what Habakkuk expected. Things were about to get REALLY NASTY for Habakukk and Judah! The Babylonians were coming to punish and destroy.
Yet, Habakukk was at peace and ends this book with praise. We too, can remain in perfect peace through every difficulty when our mind and our life are centered on Christ and we trust his promise that