Today’s #BattleDrill: Read Philippians 4:2-20. One of things that can make us most unhappy is thinking we don’t have what we want. I need a new car. The neighbours have just come back from a holiday I could never afford. I want the latest gadget, and I want it now. If only I could afford my dream home. #salvationarmy #basingstoke #devotional
We can’t always get what we think we want. But God does promise to meet all our needs. He’s talking about what we actually need rather than what we think we need, of course. God loves you and he doesn’t want you to lack anything you really need.
God is your provider, and he is the one who will supply all that you need. If you choose to trust him then you lose the stress of not having all you want. In other words, you find happiness!
Trusting in God lowers your stress and helps you see the many ways he is blessing you. That is a recipe for happiness, isn’t it!
THINK IT OVER
Think about the following:
•In what practical ways can you manage your possessions to reflect your trust in God to supply all you need?