I marvel at the photo opts that God provides for me. Though not technically savvy, I am God savvy. He gives me opportunity and the knowhow to carry out those opportunities. I snapped this picture, with my phone, while driving, through my car window. Now you know that is God.
I have seen this phenomenon before of the mass numbers of birds on electrical wires. But this time, I sensed the Lord’s leading to capture this picture.
The Summer is over, Fall has begun, and the holiday season is approaching. These are times that some become focused on their needs. Food for the holiday dinners, money to buy gifts, and clothing for the children. If you are not mindful, this focus can become worry. Worry about what you will eat, what you will drink, what you will wear. Worry about will your needs be met and will your family be protected. Worry, worry, worry. So much worry that endangers your peace.
How do you combat this worry? You need to know with a certainty that God really cares for you and you are valuable to Him. Know that God will provide provision for you. Know that God will provide protection for you. Know that God will provide peace for you.
God Will Provide Provision
Man was made in the image and the likeness of God to dominate and rule the earth. God knew you before you were born and created you for His pleasure. You were fashioned to fill the earth with the glory of God. You were designed with purpose and on purpose. With this purpose, He provides all you need according to His riches in glory not according to the current economy. You are kings and priests, heirs and joint heirs with Jesus, of the kingdom of God.
Look at the birds. They do not worry, they do not fret. They trust that God will provide for them. You are more valuable than birds. If God takes care of the birds, surely, He will take care of you.
God Will Provide Protection
In the light of the current violence and tragedies in the media, resist the tendency to worry about your safety. Grab on to God’s promises in His Word. If you stay in the secret place of God, He will save you, cover you, shield you from fear, terror, disease, violence, and disaster. If you make God your refuge, your safe place, a thousand may fall on one side and ten thousand on the other side, but it will not touch you. He gives His angels charge to keep you. When you call on Him, He will answer. He will satisfy you with long life.
Look at the birds. They sit on electrical wires and do not fear. Not one of them falls without the Father knowing. You are more valuable than birds. If God takes care of the birds, surely, He will take care of you.
God Will Provide Peace
The fruit of the Spirit is peace. As a believer, peace is a right, you have a promise of peace. When you allow the Holy Spirit to control you, that peace permeates and radiates from you. It is a peace that surpasses all understanding. God blesses with you with this peace and if the mountains shake and the hills be removed, God will not remove that covenant of peace. And if you keep your mind focused on God, and trust in Him, He will keep you, not just in peace, but in perfect peace.
Look at the birds. They do not plant, harvest, or store up. They go out daily and eat what God provides for them. You are more valuable than birds. If God takes care of the birds, surely, He will take care of you.
Be confident that God will provide for you. Have assurance that God will protect you. Always expect God’s peace. You are more valuable than birds. If God takes care of the birds, surely, He will take care of you.
Harriet Noel Jones