In the hustle and bustle of life, it’s easy to overlook this simple yet profound truth: God is good. Yes, you heard that right! God’s goodness isn’t some distant idea or complex theological concept. It’s something real, something we can experience in our everyday lives. So, let’s take a moment to unpack this beautiful truth.

Have you ever paused to watch a sunrise or felt the warmth of a gentle breeze on your face? That’s God’s goodness. It’s in the beauty of nature, reminding us that He is the ultimate artist, painting the skies with colors beyond imagination. As Psalm 19:1 says, “The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of His hands.” Isn’t it amazing to think that every sunrise, every flower, every bird is a reflection of God’s goodness?

But God’s goodness isn’t just found in the beauty of creation. It’s also evident in the everyday moments of our lives. It’s in the laughter of friends, the comfort of family, and the kindness of strangers. It’s in the moments when we feel loved, valued, and accepted just as we are. In James 1:17 says, “Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.”  This verse reminds us that every good thing in our lives is a gift from God, a reflection of His goodness.

Even in the midst of life’s challenges, God’s goodness shines through. It’s in the strength He gives us to face difficult times, the peace that surpasses understanding, and the hope that anchors our souls. As Romans 8:28 assures us, “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love Him, who have been called according to His purpose.” This verse reminds us that even when life doesn’t go according to plan, God is still working for our good. His goodness is unwavering, even in the darkest of times.

So, what does all of this mean for us? It means that we can trust God. We can trust that He is good, that He loves us, and that He is always working for our good. It means that we can
approach Him with confidence, knowing that He delights in us and longs to bless us abundantly. It means that we can live with hope, knowing that no matter what we face, God’s goodness will never fail us.

Let’s take a moment to reflect on the goodness of God. Let’s open our eyes to the beauty
around us, the blessings in our lives, and the ways that God is at work. And as we do, may we be filled with gratitude, awe, and wonder at the goodness of our Heavenly Father. Amen.


Tyler Jones is Student Ministry Pastor at Koinonia Church in Hanford, CA. He can be reached at or 559-582-1528.