Friday, 12 May 2017

Ability (part 6) Thought about the ability of God’s Provision Bringing Glory

God’s Provision

Brings Glory

Call upon Me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall glorify Me.
Psalm 50:15

    Did you know that you bring glory to God by calling upon Him when you are in distress?

God promised He would deliver you if you turned to Him. You deny the Lord honour that is rightfully His every time you find yourself in difficulty and you fail to call upon Him for help! There may be times when God allows you to reach a point of need so that you can call upon Him, and thus let Him demonstrate to a watching world the difference He makes in the lives of His children.

If God never allowed you to experience need, people around you might never have the opportunity to witness God’s provision in the life of a Christian. If you never faced a shortfall, you might be tempted to feel self-sufficient and without any need of God in your daily life.

    Pride will tempt you to think that you do not need to seek God’s assistance. Self-regard will seek to convince you that you can handle your dilemma through your own wisdom, resources, and hard work. Pride will also rob glory from God and seek to give it to you. Don’t allow your pride to take what rightfully belongs to the Lord. Call upon your Lord and wait exclusively upon Him to rescue you. Then give Him the glory that He deserves.

    Self-sufficiency can greatly hinder your ability to experience God and bring Him honour. The next time you are in distress, turn to Him!

From Experiencing God day by day

Preceding articles:
Ability (part 4) Thought about the ability to have ability
Ability (part 5) Thought about the abilities to be under God's Spirit
Be not afraid of those trials which God may see fit to send upon thee
A Living Faith #4 Effort
Remember there's a light in the next day
If your difficulties are longstanding, try kneeling
Your struggles develop your strengths
Even in tough times remembering the blessings
Frank risks taking
The soul has no rainbow if the eyes have no tears
Preaching to an unbelieving world


Additional reading

  1. Creation of the earth and man #23 Man in the image and likeness of the Elohim #7 Corporeal and spiritual change
  2. Dealing with worries in our lives
  3. Looking at three “I am” s
  4. Some one or something to fear #6 Faith in the Most High
  5. the Bible – God’s guide for life #5 What is God like
  6. Trusting, Faith, Calling and Ascribing to Jehovah #15 Exposition before the Creator
  7. Is God behind all suffering here on earth
  8. Seeing or not seeing and willingness to find God
  9. God’s never-ending stream of much-needed mercies
  10. In Defense of the truth
  11. May we have doubts
  12. Fear in your own heart or outside of it
  13. Watch out
  14. Welcoming writing that can help to heal, to grow and to learn about ourself
  15. Philippians 4:4–7 – Do Not Be Anxious
  16. Ruth having reason to grief
  17. How can we prepare for the Kingdom of God
  18. He who knows himself, is kind to others
  19. To Live Gratitude

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