- Business and Employment
God is My Source - Trusting God in a Failing Economy
Who is your provider?
The Job Market Crash! Who has it affected? Are you about to panic not knowing where you're next dollar will come from to meet your family expenses?
How am I to believe God is my source and provider when life looks like this:
Your boss just called you into the office and said they were letting you go due to "cut backs." The company where you worked has decided to curb hours to only 29 a week for all employees, because they can't afford to pay the insurance any more. The unemployment agency program hasn't been able to find your paperwork, so you'll have to wait another week for money. Today you went on another interview just to find out they hired the person right before you.
Does any of this ring true in your life?
In an economy that seems to be failing, where do we turn for answers? How can I possibly keep a positive attitude when all this is happening? Who can help me and how will I trust anyone any more?
Photo by google images businessinider.com
An outreach ministry of
Shield of Faith Family & Youth Ministries®,Inc.
Copyright SOFFY Ministries/Pastor Cher. Do Not Copy. Email: soffy@cfaith. comPhotos are property of Pastor Cher except where noted as google royalty free images. Animated graphics by graphicsgrotto.com.; Glitter Graphics.com; Animateit.net. Scripture from the KJV or NKJV of the Bible. Scripture from: http://www.biblegateway.com/
Scripture Reading: Philippians 4:19
"But my God shall supply all your need according to
His riches in glory, by Christ Jesus."
Poll: Who is your source?
Who is the source of your income?
You Need to Believe - He is Your Jehovah Jireh - God is your source for "resources."
Jehovah Jireh http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AgU8re8b8aA
God Really is the Source for All Things
Scripture Reading: Philippians 4:19
"But my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ (the Anointed One and His Anointing) Jesus."
There is a sign we hung in our church and in our home that reads, "God is my Source." It is a reminder for us to remember that our jobs provide an income, but the source (power to get wealth/money) still comes from God.
Understanding that God is your source and supplier of all your needs will open opportunities for the better job, increase of pay and abundance of all good things. God is our source, not man or our job. People change and so do our jobs, but God the supplier never does.
No matter where you work or get your seed (money) from, remember that God made it possible for it to be given to you. Give Him thanks and praise for the new seed that is about to come in this year. This is only a "season" in your life, and as we know, seasons are temporary. A new season will begin, so get ready for it. Ask God what you need to do to be prepared for the new things He is about to bring into your life. He will help you prepare for what is ahead.
Preparing for the Rain
We have to do our part. Preparing means we believe something is going to happen. Preparing is living in expectation.
I remember watching a Christian film called "Facing the Giants" where one of the characters told the head coach he needed to "prepare for rain." What does that mean? It means that we need to prepare for the rain before it comes, so when it does we can reap all the benefits it has to offer.
If you are waiting for a new job opening or need more income, take advantage of this dry season by getting ready for the rain that will come. Keep in mind that God is the one who supplies the rain. He is the source of it and knows when the best time will be for your "due season."
God wants you to understand that He will provide for you if you trust Him. If you continue to put your trust in your job, your boss or man, you better be prepared for it to fail you at some point. Why is that? Because man cannot be a source of something that is of Jehovah Jireh.
It's time to prepare for rain. It's time to believe that God will supply your NEED. He never promises He will supply all your wants or "toys" (even though He may give them to you). God will give you what you need, when you need it according to the way you believe. So if things aren't working out exactly right, count on 2 things. One: It is God ordained so that you will come to rely on Him as your source. Or two: Your season will last as long as you will it, according to your belief, your faith in Him (says the Lord Jesus in Matthew 9:29 NET).
What's it going to be? Let's get to singing and shouting that Jehovah Jireh is our provider, and His grace is sufficient for all our needs. God loves you and knows what you are experiencing. He wants you to believe that He will provide for you. It's time to believe God is our source and that due season is about to take place in your life. Rain is on it's way. Have you prepared?
And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart. (Galatians 6:9 NKJV)
Words of Encouragement in Times of Doubt
Believe in Jehovah Jireh
Are you in fellowship with God
Pray to Jesus right now by repeating this prayer:
Dear Lord Jesus,I am sorry for my sins and for not believing in You as the One and only true God. I now want to make things right with You. Please come into my heart and save me. Forgive me of all my sins and make me clean.
I do believe that You died on the cross to save me from hell, and that You rose from the dead and are now in Heaven.
With all my heart I will follow you and be obedient to Your Word, and will fellowship with other believers. Thank you for saving me today.
In Your name I pray, Amen.
Have you prayed that prayer? If so, please let us know so we can rejoice with you. Click on the photo for privacy to leave your comment on my bio page.
Photo by google images
Study to show yourself approved. Try Faith Moments Today Devotionals.
Millions of people have followed Faith Moments for years. How about you? If you haven't read FMT this year, why not start now with the following lessons from SOFFY Ministries. See what others have enjoyed by becoming part of a ministry dedicated to building your faith.
Faith Moments Today
Have you ever been in a stiuation where you already knew what the Word of God said, but your faith just wasn't where it needed to be? I've been there many ti...
Faith Moments Today January
Welcome to Faith Moments TodayÂ®, a devotional that will refresh, renew and revive your spirit in the Lord. This is my desire, that this is the year that y...
Faith Moments Today February
February 14th in many parts of the world is a day that is set apart from others to celebrate the love of two people. It's a holiday that is filled with tradi...
Faith Moments Today March
There is One who offers His love that never fails, never dies or loses its power to move on a heart. In this month's Faith Moments Today we will focus on the...
Faith Moments Today April
This is the time of year that believers around the globe celebate the resurrected life of our risen Savior Jesus Christ. As we celebrate the death, burial an...
Faith Moments Today May
Springtime is my favorite time of year? I love how it's full of new surprises ready to burst forth day after day. May has always held a special place in my ...
Faith Moments Today June
With school out and vacationing season upon us, it is easy to put aside the things of the Lord. In this month's Bible study we will examine four aspects of ...
Faith Moments Today ~ July
Freedom - it's what everyone desires, yet freedom is not what everyone receives. When we think of what freedom costs, how many of us can say we have earned ...
Faith Moments Today August
With summer nearing a close, it's easy to slip back into a pattern we're used to just to get going again. The challenge of balancing kids, school, family, so...
Faith Moments Today ~ September
In today's economy, days of laboring seems to be on the rise. More and more people are finding it difficult to gain rest for their physical and spiritual bod...
Faith Moments Today ~ October
Fall celebrations are about to be underway, starting with the appreciation of our Pastors and those in ministry. Columbus Day and Fall Festivals with the p...
Faith Moments Today ~ November
Praise God from whom all blessings flow. This was the message on the sign outside the Ocean City Tabernacle this past Monday, October 29th, 2012 as Hurrica...
Faith Moments Today ~ December
December Holidays seem to be getting more complicated. Just pick any day and there is a celebration. We can begin with National Fritters Day, St. Nicho...
Proceeds go to SOFFY Outreach Ministry
"I praise you Lord as I expect change and good things to come into my life."
Published monthly for daily spiritual enrichment and are free to partners and supporters of this ministry. Daily Bible Readings are designed to take you through the entire Bible in one year. Faith Moments & Faith Moments Classic. Copyright SOFFY MinistriesÂ®.