Sometimes I wonder about the economy. I wonder how everyone is doing and how bad it may or may not get. I know families that have been caught up in job losses, friends caught up in home losses…I watched peoples savings deplete and retirements go to nothing. I was a little down about it all..but through it all I have found something very important. I found God’s power in time and patience. My father lost his job but is not happier with the job he currently just got. He has better hours and a lighter workload, my cousin is also a victim of a job loss but has found that he can change careers (he was never happy) and he will have more time for his baby because of it.
We often get caught up with the negetive of the news and world around us. Its funny to me at times how negetive our society can be. Here we are in a recession of recessions. I have a job, but my co-workers still complain about having to work and how much they hate this place and they want to quit. I am not sure why..the job is actually really good..with good benefits. They just dont realize how the market is these days. I often praise God for what I have and am greatful for it.
During turbulent times we should seek God. I had a chance to witness to my cousin about it. We prayed together and I told him that God loves times like these because this is when he shows his true glory. God is a Champion and is the light in any dark situation.
If you or someone you know is going through times like these remember to seek God out. Ask him to intervene and guide you out of it. Remember that you have to have faith and truly believe that God can do this, Sometimes I feel like I am being prepared for my own trial.
Pray with me:
God thank you for everything that you provide to me and to my family. Thank you for giving me another day on this earth to spread your ministry and to strengthen the body. Thank you Lord for even the struggles because you love us and will deliver us from them. Father please provide jobs for the jobless, patience for those that are going through turbulent times, and understanding from their families. Lord please provide hope and support and allow for them to be financially blessed Lord. Thank you for being a provider and a strength for us to lay our tired heads on Father. We love you Father.
Philippians 4:19 (New International Version)
19And my God will meet all your needs according to his glorious riches in Christ Jesus.