Let your character [ your moral essence, your inner nature ] be free from the love of money [ shun greed—be financially ethical ], being content with what you have; for He has said, “I will never [ under any circumstances ] desert you [ nor give you up nor leave you without support, nor will I in any degree leave you helpless ], nor will I forsake or let you down or relax My hold on you [ assuredly not ]!” So we take comfort and are encouraged and confidently say, “The Lord is my Helper [ in time of need ], I will not be afraid. What will man do to me?” Hebrews 13:5-6 Holy Bible Amplified Version
Do you know that study after study has proven that the more material wealth you have the more paranoid you become with losing it ?
Do you know the tremendous daily mental stress they needlessly suffer ?
Can you imagine the strain that puts upon their physical health ? How much contentment is there in that ?
“All earthly delights are but “streams.” But God is the ocean.” Jonathan Edwards
On the other hand , those of us that are blessed with a close loving relationship with Jehovah take faith and assurance that Beloved Father in Heaven will always supply our daily needs. The benefit of this is a deep appreciation for His abundant daily gifts He blesses us with. This in turn nurtures a loving relationship with Him. It is a win , win , win situation.
The difference between needs and desires are that needs is what is required to live comfortably day by day in Jehovahs grace , desires are of the flesh , are never fulfilling and destroys our spiritual walk with Christ. Joseph- Anthony; Green
Prayer: Thank you Jehovah-Jireh (God is our Provider) for always providing for my daily needs both great and small . I praise You in the name of He who provided for the five thousand with just a few fish and some loaves of bread Jesus Christ . Amen .
May the gentle assurance of Jesus’ sweet love encompass you today and every day.