Posts Tagged 'God’s providence'

Mankind Naturally Likes to Murmur and Complain

July 06, 2016

Mankind Naturally Likes to Murmur and Complain

Do all things without murmurings and disputings: (Philippians 2:14 KJV)

Moses faced murmuring and complaining from the Israelites as he led them towards the promised land.  God had provided for their every need but they were never satisfied with His good providence.  They moaned and complained about wanting the melons, leeks, and cucumbers they left behind in Egypt.

You and I do the same thing.  We look to this day and to that of ...

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Take Up Your Cross June 5th 2015

Are you thanking God for all He has provided; or looking around with discontent?

And the mixt multitude that was among them fell a lusting: and the children of Israel also wept again, and said, Who shall give us flesh to eat? We remember the fish, which we did eat in Egypt freely; the cucumbers, and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlick: But now our soul is dried away: there is nothing at all, ...

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Take Up Your Cross May 18th 2015

Do you ruminate upon the spiritual needs of others in “conversation” with God?

Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts. (James 4:3 KJV)

Is your prayer time an expanded accordion list of all the things you desire or see a need for in your life?  Or is your prayer time full of praising, talking and listening for God’s direction in your life?  God is not a “spiritual genie” you can ...

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Take Up Your Cross December 30th 2014

Are you a spiritual giant in God’s strength?

David said moreover, The LORD that delivered me out of the paw of the lion, and out of the paw of the bear, he will deliver me out of the hand of this Philistine. And Saul said unto David, Go, and the LORD be with thee. (1 Samuel 17:37 KJV)

What do you do when you have a giant facing off against you?  If we are being honest most people hastily choose ...

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Take Up Your Cross October 27th 2014

The perfect  gift

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning. (James 1:17 KJV)

EVERY gift is from the hand of God.  God supplies our needs even when we do not have a handle upon them God always does.  At times we may receive something that seems or feels out of place or not tailored to precisely fit our circumstances, but ...

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