The Truth About God's Provision Part 14
Whether finances are tight, living conditions poor, or our health is failing, we all have one thing in common—struggle is a part of life. But God’s provision comes even in the bleakest moments. It may come in a form you don’t expect, but He provides nonetheless.
In an era of fast food, drive thru ATMs, and cell phones . . . waiting is not a popular pastime. And yet, God often asks us to wait on His timing for things to occur. Whether it’s awaiting the fulfillment of a promise, or anticipating His direction for your life . . . God’s timing is perfect.
Jeremiah 29:11 states “ ‘For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘. . . plans to give you a hope and a future.’ ” This is not an idle promise.
It’s difficult to release our children into God’s care, isn’t it? But as parents, that’s what we’re called to do, as we send them off into the world.
What’s your view of God? A cosmic Santa Claus, of sorts? Someone who rewards you for good behavior?
Now, here’s an honest question. Is God enough? Without the promise of good health, financial security, even the promise of Heaven . . . is God enough?
When we see God consistently come through for us over time, our trust in Him grows. We aren’t expected to take huge leaps of faith early on . . . instead our faith grows over time.
Have you ever tried to write your own psalm? Well, according to the team at “Discover the Word,” it’s a great way to express your heart to God . . . and can be a meaningful form of worship. Enjoy a creative and inspirational discussion.