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Faith - My Finances and God's Provision (4 of 8)
Series: Faith: Where's Yours?
Regardless of whom you are, where you live, how much you have or how little you have, the one thing everyone has in common these days is that everyone is concerned with their finances. And it is not just those who have the least that are fearful, the fact is, the more you have, the greater the concern. We live in the most affluent country in the world and yet Americans have said that their number one concern is having enough. Regardless of whether we think it is right to think that way, the reality is that is where many of us are right now.
Here's the question: Does faith have any practical relationship in the matter of our financial needs? And the answer is an unequivocal and resounding ''YES!''
One of the most amazing and incredible promises that God has made to us is found in Philippians 4:19: ''My God shall meet all your needs according to his glorious riches in Christ Jesus.''
I can safely and confidently say that a miraculous transformation in lifestyle awaits anyone who simple will believe this promise and live out, in faith, its reality.
Notice that first, it says simply, ''God will.'' It doesn't say that God ''might'' meet your needs. It doesn't say that God will ''think'' about meeting your needs. It states unequivocally that HE WILL! It is a settled fact and God stakes his character and his reputation saying, ''I WILL meet your needs.''
Then it says that God will meet ''ALL'' your needs. It doesn't say that he will meet ''some'' of them or even ''most'' of them. Does that include car payments, braces, medical bills, what about house payments? Yes, all those and any other needs we have!
Does God give us everything we want? Well, let me ask you a question, do you give your kids everything they ask for? I hope not. We know that if we gave our kids everything they asked for they would become the biggest brats in the universe. And ...
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