Hire
Writers
Editors
Home Tour About Read What's New Help Forums Join
My Account Login
Shop
Save
Support
E
Book
Store
Learn
About
Jesus
  

Four Ways For A Christian Writer To Win A Publishing Package HERE



The HOME for Christian writers! The Home for Christian Writers!



 
Devotionals PLEASE ENCOURAGE THE AUTHOR BY COMMENTING

  LEAVE COMMENT ON ARTICLE   SEND A PRIVATE MESSAGE
  HIRE THIS WRITER
REPORT ARTICLE

 TRACK THIS AUTHOR ADD TO MY FAVORITES
corner
What's New
 
corner
 
God's Pantry
by Arlene Showalter 
05/22/08
Free to Share
Author requests article critique


  Mail
 





God’s Pantry

He gathers the waters of the sea into jars;
He puts the deep into storehouses.
Psalm 33:7 (NIV)

Sound ridiculous? Not as ridiculous as worry. Worry tells us if we can’t solve a problem, there is no way God can either. Worry brings God down to our own frail, human level, so we question His ability to overcome difficult circumstances.

Some years back, while facing an unwanted divorce and harassed by worry; God told me “I have been running the universe for millions of years. Don’t you think I can handle one life?”

At that moment I had to choose to trust Him completely even though the future looked hopeless. “Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding.” (Proverbs 3:5)

In the midst of any perplexing situation, close your eyes and envision God scooping up the Atlantic Ocean one jar at a time and placing each on His pantry shelves. How many jars would it take to contain one ocean? How big is God’s storehouse?

God is too big for us to figure out, so just relax in His arms as a newborn does in her Daddy’s arms, knowing God is bigger than any human need.



Father, today I choose to stop running after solutions to this problem that I have let consume me. At this moment I choose to trust in You completely, leaning on Your unlimited wisdom and strength, rather than on my frail human abilities. In Jesus’ Name. Amen



If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be! TRUST JESUS NOW

Read more articles by Arlene Showalter  or search for articles on the same topic or others.


Read More - Free Reprints, Main Site Articles, Most Read Articles or highly acclaimed Challenge Articles. Read Great New Release Christian Books for FREE in our Free Reads for Reviews Program. Christian writers can JOIN US at FaithWriters for Free. Grow as a Writer and help spread the Gospel.


The opinions expressed by authors do not necessarily reflect the opinion of FaithWriters.com.

Hire a Christian Writer, Christian Writer Wanted, Christian Writer Needed, Christian Content Needed
Find a Christian Editor, Hire a Christian Editor, Christian Editor, Find a Christian Writer
 
corner
Corner
This article has been read 608 times     < Previous | Next >


Member Comments
Member Date
Carol Penhorwood  12 Dec 2009
Very powerful, provocative message and one we should all remember! Very insightful! Great job! It's going in my favorites!
Randy Foncree 12 Aug 2008
Arlene, this is really good. Very powerful and to the point. Thanks for your comment on my challenge entry, "Bridge Over Troubled Water." I hope your husband likes it. Please let me know if he uses it at church. I don't have faithwriter's messenger at the time, but you can email me at psallo_praise@yahoo.com. God bless you and thanks for sharing this thought provoking devotion...Sincerely, Randy Gene
Randy Foncree 12 Aug 2008
I'm sorry, my email is hymn_lover@yahoo.com. The other one is an old one...Thanks, Randy Gene




TRUST JESUS TODAY














Free Audio Bible
500 Plus Languages
Faith Comes By Hearing.com