Always in Abundant Supply
Christ is all-sufficient to meet our every need, but if He is going to meet our needs we
must be wiling to recognize our needs and call upon Him. There must be a turning to Him
for help. He can supply every spiritual need we face in life if we respond to His abiding
At the feeding of the five thousand Jesus provided food in abundance,
and it is always that way with God (Matt. 14:15-21; Mk. 6:33-44; Lk. 9:12-17; Jn. 6:1-15).
The interesting thing is Jesus initiated the feeding of the people. He knew in
advance that He was going to meet their need. He was interested in their welfare.
He was able to do it.
What is your attitude toward being fed by God? Do you feed upon Him?
God never ceases granting our petitions until we cease asking. True,
He does not always answer the way we would choose, but it is always with our very
best in His mind. I thank God that He has not always granted my requests from my selfish,
ignorant perspective. He often says no, in order to give me His very best.
Jesus is ever coming to bankrupt sinners and
placing His hand on the bank draft of heaven and says to us, "Write on
it what you need."
We have so little faith in things unseen and eternal. We draw so little on
the resources of our heavenly Intercessor. "My God shall supply all your
needs according to His riches in glory."
Have you humbly asked God to supply your needs from His
all-sufficiency? He is able. Jesus tells us He is always willing to fill our empty
The wise person recognizes his need and asks God to meet every need
as it arises.
God has not forgotten where you are. He is fully aware of your need
and He is vitally concerned about your Christian life. He will supply all your need
according to His abundant resources in accordance with His eternal purpose.
How do the circumstances of your life fit into His will? Is He not
committed to your very best? Does He not see the full span of your life and your current
Has God forgotten you? Indeed not.
He does not base His giving on our merits, yet He
invites us to come to Him again and again. His abundant supply never
And my God will supply all your needs according to His riches
in glory in Christ Jesus (Philippians 4:19).
Message by Wil Pounds (c) 2006
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