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The Supply of the Lord is Never Ending

bread webA young man, in the early years of his ministry, had felt strongly led of God to live totally by faith.  In fact, he had said, “it is a most primary way to trust God.”

While it wasn’t a welcomed way of life for his young wife, who had been raised in an affluent home, she joined her husband in this walk of faith.  “In following my husband as he followed Christ, I still had much to learn,” she later said.                                          

EMPTY CUPBARDS

One evening I sat alone in the kitchen while my husband, Tom and the church board had a meeting in the living room.  

I thumbed idly through the colorful pages of The Women’s Home Companion someone had loaned me.  As I bent over the kitchen table, I was barely aware of the murmur of voices through the wall.  Pictures of the latest home designs made me a bit envious, but the recipes got to me.  My mouth watered as I stared at pictures of roast beef, potatoes au gratin, apple pie, and so many other delicious dishes.

When was the last time I had tasted beef?  Just that morning I had gone to the grocery store.  I stared in envy at a lady buying artichokes and Brussels sprouts, two of my favorite vegetables.  I turned away with a sigh because I knew we would have tomato sandwiches and boiled potatoes again for supper. 

Just for fun, I made a list of all the ingredients I would need for certain recipes I saw in the magazine- if ever we could afford to buy them.  I added everything I could think of that I wished we had in the way of groceries.

About 9 o’clock that evening, the doorbell rang, and my husband answered it.  “Come see what Mr. Walters brought us,” he cried out.

I pushed back the chair as our friend carried a large box of groceries in.  “I have more, so don’t shut the door,” he said as he moved passed the astonished board members.  Soon he brought in another box and set it on the kitchen table.

Meanwhile, I was unloading groceries onto the table and floor.  To my astonishment, every item I had written on my list was there and much more:  Spices, flour, lettuce, oranges, potatoes, butter, honey, jam, cauliflower – all except bread.  This was Saturday night, and I didn’t have time to make bread.  Oh, dear, I thought, it would be nice to have bread tomorrow. 

Just then, the doorbell rang again.  Mr. Walters came in and handed me a package.  “Sorry,” he said, “I forgot this package was in the back seat of the car.” 

I opened it eagerly to find two loaves of fresh bread!

YOUR HEAVENLY FATHER KNOWS

Even as my parents discovered in their journey of faith, we are discovering in our own journey – that empty cupboards or empty anything is not a problem for God.  He delights in caring for His own. 

Therefore, do not worry, saying, “What shall we eat? or “What shall we drink?” or “What shall we wear?”  For your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things.  But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.  Mt 6:31-32 

Always allow faith to be a part of your primary purpose in life.  He not only knows everything, but He knows how to live in everything.  His Presence fills all in all because He knows what He wants to be for you in every circumstance.

Giants, Grasshoppers, Favor & God
A Story of Being Overtaken by God
 

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What a wonderful testimony about how our faith reveals God's faithfulness. I always love hearing stories about your parents and family!

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This story ministered to me greatly!

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We are in the process of living this right now. A timely reminder, once again, of how we often eat better at God's table than at the one we think we provide for ourselves.

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I'm all smiles as I think of how much our Heavenly Father loves us and how much He cares. Living by faith has been the life of my family and reading this today was what I need to keep going, to keep believing, to keep trusting and to keep hoping....

I'm all smiles as I think of how much our Heavenly Father loves us and how much He cares. Living by faith has been the life of my family and reading this today was what I need to keep going, to keep believing, to keep trusting and to keep hoping.
He is indeed in total control.

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This article speaks in volumes. God promised He would supply ALL our need and God will give us our desires too as long as it lines up with His will. With God as our Father He will provide when we seek Him first. Thank you Jane for sharing this...

This article speaks in volumes. God promised He would supply ALL our need and God will give us our desires too as long as it lines up with His will. With God as our Father He will provide when we seek Him first. Thank you Jane for sharing this extraordinary testimony of God's faithfulness.

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It is a beautiful picture of God's love for us, as well as His being the ultimate "promise-keeper". I believe we are moving into a time where faith will create our realty like never before. Although it makes my heart gasp a bit to think of...

It is a beautiful picture of God's love for us, as well as His being the ultimate "promise-keeper". I believe we are moving into a time where faith will create our realty like never before. Although it makes my heart gasp a bit to think of walking by that level of faith, I want it badly. Testimonies like this encourage my faith.

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With Disability Insurance being my only source of income, and Food Stamps being as little as $16.00 each month, sometimes I worry about running out of money and food. But, the Lord always reassures me by saying, "Don't worry about money or food; I...

With Disability Insurance being my only source of income, and Food Stamps being as little as $16.00 each month, sometimes I worry about running out of money and food. But, the Lord always reassures me by saying, "Don't worry about money or food; I am your Provider." I always have enough to last me through each month. I appreciate Matthew 6: 31-32, and I remind myself that Jehovah-Jireh is my Provider. He knows what we are in need of before we ask, and it is His great pleasure to fulfill our needs.

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Thanks for the encouragement I needed so much we have just prayed with our children for their college fees which has to be paid by the end of this month, and many other family needs. I believe the Lord will provide for us.

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I have experienced that same provision of groceries and finance on CChristmas Day 2011. Even for Conference 2013 it is God's provision. As a pensioner receiving about $400.00us a month as my income l am totally dependant on God as my Jehovah...

I have experienced that same provision of groceries and finance on CChristmas Day 2011. Even for Conference 2013 it is God's provision. As a pensioner receiving about $400.00us a month as my income l am totally dependant on God as my Jehovah Jireh. ?

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Thanks Jane
A great story of how God provides. I was blessed because in a slightly different way I need to rely on God to provide. I am dealing with various health issues, one being quite serious. I was given an antibiotic to supposedly get...

Thanks Jane
A great story of how God provides. I was blessed because in a slightly different way I need to rely on God to provide. I am dealing with various health issues, one being quite serious. I was given an antibiotic to supposedly get rid of the bad bacteria after a diagnosis of CANDIDA. I have very little of the good bacteria and can't digest or absorb food very well. The antibiotic made me very ill, (it kills the good bacteria as well) as did some pain pills I was taking for a compression fracture in my back. I am trying natural means (supplements). So far, I'm still not finding much relief. I will have to rely on God to heal me or give wisdom for what to do, as it seems I can't take prescription drugs very well. It gives a feeling of being helpless, but I know God never fails. I completely trust Him. My problem is when he says, "Wait on the Lord...." I have trouble waiting when pain is bad. I appreciate stories of how God supplies.

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just what I needed right now..Thank you Jane looking forward to next week in Orlando

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This is very encouraging. Our son, father of our two grand kids, took a teaching position at a small Christian school. It's a reduction in income from construction job but the step needed for his destiny. He is trusting Jehovah Jireh as their...

This is very encouraging. Our son, father of our two grand kids, took a teaching position at a small Christian school. It's a reduction in income from construction job but the step needed for his destiny. He is trusting Jehovah Jireh as their provider. His former boss asked "what package" would keep him there. Bless The Lord, he chose to be obedient rather than stay. Thanks for sharing.

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Buenas tardes:
somos de Bogota Colombia, estamos ya en Orlando, dispuestas a estar en la convencion.
Queremos q sepas, q formamos parte de Aglow hace 7años con la pastora Sara Arroyo.
estamos contentas de estar aqui para la convencion.
Esperamos...

Buenas tardes:
somos de Bogota Colombia, estamos ya en Orlando, dispuestas a estar en la convencion.
Queremos q sepas, q formamos parte de Aglow hace 7años con la pastora Sara Arroyo.
estamos contentas de estar aqui para la convencion.
Esperamos poder conocerla y hablar con usted.
bendiciones.
Maria D. Barragan, Diosa Velandia y Francia Londoño.

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