Ferguson Family Vocabulary

dictionary1 There are no coincidences in the Kingdom. God orchestrates many events, all without violating our right to free-will. In our family when something happens by apparent randomness we do not use the word coincidence rather we use the word “Coinci-God” it gives God the glory and even when its a negative thing we go back to God and trust in His leadership.



a striking occurrence of two or more events at one time apparently by mere chance: Our meeting in Venice was pure coincidence.




a striking occurrence of two or more events at one time  by the care, guardianship, and influence exercised by God; divine direction: Our meeting in Venice was pure the orchestration of God.


Yesterday, at INTRO one of our leadership team and his wife were sharing their personal testimony. It is an amazing story at one point the husband used the phrase “by accident” such and such happened. His wife interjects, “We know it was no accident.” Suddenly the phrase “Acci-God” jumped in my heart. I pondered it a little longer and the definition of this new word landed. “Acts of God!”




an undesirable or unfortunate happening that occurs unintentionally and usually results in harm, injury, damage, or loss; casualty; mishap: automobile accidents.



an effect or extraordinary event in the physical world that surpasses all known human or natural powers and is ascribed to God. Something that appears to be happenstance or coincidence but is actually the hand of God. An act of God



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