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WHY DOES HE EVEN PROMISE?

When I newly got saved at age 9, each time father made me promises, I will be sooooo excited.
My eyes will pop, I will almost want to tell anyone who cared to hear. 
The things he said to a 9 year old girl where too big for her mind to fathom. I couldn't wait to grow up. I had to see, be and have all He promised.
I carried that auto excitement response mode into my teen years. Father won't stop painting fancy pictures. He won't stop saying high sounding things and I believed all of it.
Eventually, I saw most of what He said happening before my eyes. I could say like the psalmist to my onlookers, "Taste and See that my Lord is good".
Teen years ended at 19. I had my 20th birthday and everything changed. I had some significant experiences in my 16th and 19th year that gave me a rude awakening.




I found that His promises, those sweet whispers came with  price tags. Some of which He wouldn't say until you are about to pick them from the store.
One of those price …