If God is for us, who can be against us?. Romans 8:31
The apostle Paul explains in his letter to the Romans: "If God is for us, who can be against us?" Romans 8:31. This teaching is an affirmation of the divine Providence. Thomas Aquinas explain to us that the Providence is the divine prudence that everything disposes:"Oh Father, you rule everything with Providence" Wisdom 14:3.
There are similar statements in the bible about Providence:"God works for the good of those who love him" Romans 8:28, also: "God loves nothing so much as the person who lives with wisdom", Wisdom 7:28
Everything that comes from God is ordered explains Thomas Aquinas. But ordered to what? Ordered to his wisdom and beatitude: "His works are perfect", Deuteronomy 32,4; "Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect", Matthew 5:48
God works in our lives with wisdom, go cannot go against his own logic, that is, his beatitude. The bliss of man is in the hands of the divine Providence, but also of his own choices, that is, of his ability to choose between right and wrong, man has free will: "God made man from the beginning, and left him in the hand of his own counsel", Ecclesiasticus 15:14
The affirmation of the apostle Paul is only true for those who choose to live according to the spirit, that is, for the justified, and these are the people who choose to live the faith in a full sense, adult. To live according to the spirit means to be progressive, to tend to improvement, to increase and this is to make "way"; it is also to be precise and accurate or in other words to practice the truth, ultimately to increase life. This is why Jesus tells us: "I am the way, the truth and the life", John 14:6
The gifts are way, truth and life, to put it another way, to live the gifts is to live ethically. Is important to note that there are no blessings for those who choose to "live according to the flesh."
The disordered (sinful) behaviors have no blessing. The error, knowingly, is not compatible with the blessed life. God helps those who help themselves, said Benjamin Franklin. As Jesus explains in the Beatitudes: two paths (the flesh and the spirit), two masters (god or money), two retributions (eternal life or ruin).
In short God, is on our side if we are justified.