“Ah, Sovereign Lord, you have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and outstretched arm. Nothing is too hard for you…O great and powerful God, whose name is the Lord Almighty, great are your purposes and mighty are your deeds. Your eyes are open to all the ways of men; you reward everyone according to his conduct and as his deeds deserve.” Jer 32:17, 19
As we struggle in the days of the Federal Government shutdown some wonder where is God. Well, He hasn’t moved. He is still in the Heavens, still on His throne and still very much in charge. The sun still comes up every morning and sets every night. He still provides for even the birds who sow not and want not. He still keeps the earth spinning, the rain falling and the air breathable! It is He who is our daily provision, not Uncle Sam.
I wonder how much better we would be as a nation if each of us got up this morning and gave thanks to the God above for His provision for us and looked to Him to meet our needs instead of the government. I wonder what better attitude we would have and how much more helpful we would be to our fellow man than if we expect Uncle Sam to meet their needs.
I am grateful that the one who created the beautiful sunset in this picture loves us enough to take care of us. I am thankful today for His blessings, for His direction, for His love. Thank Him today and count YOUR blessings too!