Everyone in this world has their own needs, desires and expectations. Nowadays, the need for food, clothing, shelter, education etc has become the basic needs of any human being. Money plays a vital role in meeting some of our needs. The Bible says in Proverbs 22:7, “The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is slave to the lender”, everyone one of us compete and struggle hard to become rich and meet all our desires and needs. No one wants to be a borrower or a slave of somebody. We worry about our life when we make wrong plans, ideas and decisions. When things go wrong, we run out of money and lead our life to unsatisfied needs.
When you do not have a sufficient income, you may have to put back some of your needs. When you do so, you regret about your life, blame others for your situations and become completely broken. Not all of us have the confidence to fight against our incapability’s. But the Bible says in Matthew 6:28-30, “And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow. They do not labor or spin bible verse for comfort. Yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of these. If that is how God clothes the grass of the field, which is here today and tomorrow is thrown into the fire, will he not much more clothe you-you of little faith?” We lose our hope and think that everything is gone. We forget to battle against our inadequacy and bring home the bacon.
God would have blessed you with food and saved you from poverty. But still, not many of us are happy with what we have. We compare ourselves with others and say that we always lack something and lose our peace and happiness. Hence Matthew 6:31-33 says, “Do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them. But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.”
Many of us forget that God is our Father and He knows all our needs. He knows your heart and your expectations. He will serve you with the right need at the right time. He will never allow your to suffer and live in sorrow. Hence God asks us all to stop worrying in Matthew 6:34, “Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.” Stop worrying and think about how to overcome your crisis.
Whenever you are in trouble, no matter what need you may have, a financial need or any urgent need, remember God is always there to answer your prayer. As we read in Philippians 4:6-7 “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Let us keep all our needs and anxieties on God. He knows what is good and bad for you and He will grant it to you.
You may worry sometimes why you are empty handed and always occupied with unsatisfied needs. You may think that God doesn’t care about people like you who are righteous, truthful and humble. Remember those sorrows and troubles are trying to test your faith and hope in God. 1 Corinthians 10:13 says, “No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, He will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.” Our God is a loving God and He will never let you struggle alone.
When you are in any type of crisis, remember this wonderful verse and overcome all the struggles of life. Philippians 4:12-14, “I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. I can do all this through him who gives me strength. Yet it was good of you to share in my troubles.” God will give you the strength and courage to face all crisis and overcome them. He will provide you with sufficient knowledge to plan and make the right decisions.
If you have put in all your efforts and still you are unsuccessful, then “Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you” as we read in 1 Peter 5:7. He will deliver you and will bless you abundantly with all your needs. God is your shepherd, you will lack nothing.