Thursday, May 28 2020
"Therefore I say to you, "Do not worry about your life, what you will eat; nor about the body, what you will put on. "Life is more than food, and the body is more than clothing." Luke 12:22,23
Imagine waking up to a home filled with women, a sizable overhead, no salary, and no visible means of support! Praise God! All I can say is He is faithful! With a few years of walking by faith, I was prepared to trust God because He had never let me down before and I didn't think He was going to start now!
One of the greatest teachings I had ever heard was in the autobiography of George Mueller, a German man who was saved and set free from a rebellious life and eventually became a pastor who made a vow to never ask anyone for money, he was going to trust God and believe Him for all his needs! George saw a need in England to start an orphanage for children who were rescued from the workhouses and off the city streets.
George found a suitable home for lease, prayed in the staff, silverware, beds, linens, kitchen utensils, literally everything needed to supply the home. On opening day with everything ready, George and the staff waited patiently for the children to come but no one showed up! Perplexed, George cried out to the Lord asking why no children came and the Lord said to him, "You didn't pray for children!" The next day the home was filled with excited kids and George was on his way!
"Consider the ravens, for they neither sow nor reap, which have neither storehouse nor barn; and God feeds them. Of how much more value are you than the birds?" Luke 12:24
Your servant in Christ, Timothy Laughlin