What you need is over there

My God shall supply all my need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.

(Philippians 4:19)

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Amen! 

I can truly say, beyond my wildest imagination, that God has faithfully supplied all my needs.  I am amazed and grateful! 

But in looking back over the years I have learned something…

Most often the supply that would meet my needs was over there.

“Over there” being things like…

Initiating a new relationship or walking away from a current relationship,

Starting something new and unfamiliar or stopping something comfortable and familiar.

Bottom line, I have learned that God’s promise to supply our needs usually involves movement and change from us.

Passivity is seldom a virtue in God’s universe. He rewards and honors faith and works.

Sitting in our easy chair and waiting on God to fill our cup is usually a recipe for disappointment. Most often I have found that our Shepherd leads us to still waters and we have to fill my own cup.

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The ONE THING for today: God is waiting “over there” with the provisions, answers, and solutions to what you need. The question is, what are you going to do about it.

Photo by Piotr Musioł on Unsplash

 


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