He Knows What You Need

We don’t have to worry about anything. Jesus says, “Your heavenly Father knows what you need” (Matt 6:32). Holding onto this truth, we slowly learn not to put our trust in ourselves or any earthly security, but only in our loving God. And in that is our comfort.

Up one aisle, down the next.

The grocery cart slowly gets fuller: Raisin Bran, apples, toilet paper, three loaves of bread. We arrive at the checkout, payment is handed over, and we leave with the necessities for another week.

It seems a simple thing. We have certain physical needs, which we meet by buying groceries, paying the utility bills, and filling the car with gas. And the thing that keeps it all moving is money.

But where is it all from? Are those groceries in the pantry yours? Is the car in the garage yours? Is that money yours?

The Bible says differently: “The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it” (Ps 24:1).

If it’s all his, we should be going to him.

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