Our Daily Bread Devotional 17th December 2022 Titled Just Enough
Welcome to Saturday 17th December 2022 for the devotional of OUR DAILY BREAD, this devotion will be a blessing.
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OUR DAILY BREAD DEVOTIONAL BIBLE VERSE
Give me neither poverty nor riches, but give me only my daily bread. – Proverbs 30:8
Today’s Scripture: Proverbs 30:7–9
MESSAGE>>> Our Daily Bread Devotional 17th December 2022 titled Just Enough
In the movie Fiddler on the Roof, the character Tevye talks honestly with God about His economics: “You made many, many poor people. I realize, of course, that it’s no shame to be poor. But it’s no great honor either! So, what would have been so terrible if I had a small fortune! . . . Would it have spoiled some vast, eternal plan—if I were a wealthy man?”
Many centuries before author Sholem Aleichem placed these honest words on Tevye’s tongue, Agur lifted an equally honest but somewhat different prayer to God in the book of Proverbs. Agur asked God to give him neither poverty nor wealth—just his “daily bread” (Proverbs 30:8). He knew that having “too much” could make him proud and transform him into a practical atheist—denying the character of God. In addition, he asked God to not let him “become poor” because it might cause him to dishonor God’s name by stealing from others (v. 9). Agur recognized God as his sole provider, and he asked Him for “just enough” to satisfy his daily needs. His prayer revealed a pursuit of God and the contentment that’s found in Him alone.
May we have Agur’s attitude, recognizing God as the provider of all we have. And as we pursue financial stewardship that honors His name, let’s live in contentment before Him—the One who not only provides “just enough,” but more than enough. By: Marvin Williams
Our Daily Bread Devotional 17th December 2022 Titled Just Enough Reflect & Pray
REFLECT>>>> What can you do to pursue God and find contentment in Him? How can you express your gratitude to Him for His faithfulness?
PRAY>>> Dear God, our Provider, help me to be satisfied with everything You supply.