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God moves in a mysterious way

Meaning: The implication is that God's plan is beyond human understanding. God has a reason for everything, however strange it may seem to us.

Note: mysterious (adj.) = impossible or difficult to understand | This saying is sometimes used to explain or at least justify unpleasant events, whether at a personal or global level.

Origin: This saying is actually the first line of the poem and hymn "God Moves In A Mysterious Way" by the English poet William Cowper (1731-1800):
God moves in a mysterious way
His wonders to perform;
He plants His footsteps in the sea,
And rides upon the storm...


Quick Quiz:

According to the saying "God moves in a mysterious way", God's actions should
  1. mystify us
  2. surprise us
  3. not surprise us

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