Always Enough (June 16)

From Open Up Your Heart by Jeff Syverson

From Open Up Your Heart by Jeff Syverson

June 16
Always Enough

Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 134:1-3 | 1 Kings 15:25-17:24 | Acts 10:23b-48 | Proverbs 17:9-11

Today’s Scripture Focus: 1 Kings 15-25-17:24

“So she did as Elijah said, and she and Elijah and her son continued to eat from her supply of flour and oil for many days. For no matter how much they used, there was always enough left in the containers, just as the LORD had promised through Elijah.” (1 King 17:15-16 NLT)

God has revealed himself in scripture as “The Lord our Provider.” The story of Elijah is a reminder of how God is able to provide in extraordinary ways.

He was told to go to a widow in Zaraphath. God would provide for Elijah’s need through someone in need. .

Elijah encouraged her that God would provide if she would feed him, in faith and obedience to God. So she took the step of faith. And of course, God supplied. He supplied again and again each day. The flour and oil containers refused to be depleted. There was always enough!

God is our provider. Follow his instructions carefully. Walk in obedience and faith. Trust him to provide. He is the God who makes sure there is always enough!

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About pastorjeffsneighborhood

Born and raised in Minnesota, I have served in churches in Minnesota, Ohio, Oregon and California. I am a graduate of Crown College (MN) and George Fox Evangelical Seminary (OR). I have also done additional graduate studies in New Testament Studies at the Center for Advanced Theological Studies at Fuller Theological Seminary (CA). I am also a graduate of the College of Prayer. Having served as the Academic Dean and Program Director at Horizon Institute of Los Angeles for several years, I have returned to the pastorate and serve as Pastor of Big Trees Community Bible Church in Arnold, CA.
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