25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? 26 Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they?”
How many times do we worry about money? For me it’s every time I open a bill I wasn’t expecting or have something new broken in my house. In other words, almost every day! It is so easy to look at our problems and forget how big our God is. I can speak from experience, God always provides. Don’t get me wrong. I am not saying you will have everything you want. I am saying he meets your needs.
God Meets Needs That Are Bigger Than You By Extreme Means!
When I was 6 months pregnant with my now 4 year old daughter my husband was in a bad accident. At the time he worked 2 jobs and I worked 1. He called me to tell me he was stopping at home between jobs to see me. While he was on the phone in the rain, (I know bad idea.) the truck in front of him slammed on it’s brakes. I heard my husband hit the truck because his brakes locked up and then his phone died. I was terrified. God’s hand was on my husband. He was perfectly fine but the car was not so lucky. The front of the hood touched the windshield and the radiator was split in half. To add more stress to the situation we did not have collision insurance on our car. We also had no money to buy a new car. We were in a bad spot. We cried a lot. We prayed a lot. I spent the next few months catching the bus to work and all of my doctor’s appointments. My husband bummed rides with whoever would take him to work. After Rachel was born we continued to pray for God to make a way.
My husband picked up a few sales fliers one day to flip thru them. He said God told him to put them down quickly. Do not go there. I have something better planned.
The next day we received a call from our church. Someone donated a very nice SUV to the church and the church wanted to give it to us for free to meet the need we had.
I want to point out a couple things in this story.
- God was always in control.
- God did have our best interest at heart.
- We didn’t see it until it was the right time but God was working everything out while we were in the midst of our problems.
Sometimes God changes your perspective instead of your circumstances!
Before I started couponing I used to make my husband stretch his razors past when they should be used because I couldn’t afford more. I used to deny company because I was afraid to have to feed them.
Now I have people here all the time and I have a drawer overflowing with razors.
I want to point something out here!
- God did not change my finances. He just changed what I did with them.
My point in all of this is to say that God knows you. He knows your finances and He will meet your needs! =)
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