• $2.4 billion to the town of Cave-In-Rock
• $2.4 billion to the city of East St. Louis
• $1.5 billion for projects in southeastern Illinois
And in a final act of unprecedented generosity, he left $6 trillion to the Federal Reserve to pay off the national debt (it would take a lot more today because the debt is now over $14 trillion). There was only one problem: at the time of his death, the only thing Mr. Herman actually owned was a 1983 Olds Toronado.
Unfortunately for the named recipients, Mr. Herman did not have the resources to make any of this a reality. Not so with God. He has all the means to make good on all His promises. The bottom line is that in a world of broken promises, God can be counted on.
God is not a man, so he does not lie. He is not human, so he does not change his mind. Has he ever spoken and failed to act? Has he ever promised and not carried it through? ~ Numbers 23:19 (NLT)
For all of God’s promises have been fulfilled in Christ with a resounding “Yes!”
~ 2 Corinthians 1:20 (NLT)
Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us. ~ Ephesians 3:20 (NIV)
Trusting that He is Able...