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Topic: Abundance (06/08/06)
TITLE: Illusions of Abundance
By Jennifer Wortham
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He knows our heart and we may pray till were blue in the face, but his answer is the same. Even though you may not know it, but he has your best interests at heart. He knows you better than you know yourself. He would know that what you have in your mind as abundance is really not abundance at all to you and would only make you unhappy.
We have the illusions of abundance in our minds and we seek it out sometimes rather persistently. Sometimes there is a lesson to be learned first or we won’t appreciate what we want or what we crave. Wanting something because someone else has it, or because it looks good, or feels good does not make it good or make it feel good, sometimes the opposite would have occurred if God had answered yes to our every prayer.
Let’s hope that we have abundance in what will make each of us happy and nine times out of ten we ourselves don’t know what that is. God knows what it is and maybe if we pray for his abundance for us then will get abundance. We just need to think about how well God knows each of us and when we get discouraged and think he hasn’t answered us or we feel ignored just know he is not ignoring us. He is doing all of us a favor. Listen to him and let him guide you. Let him set the course and his will always makes us happiest.
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