Don’t Worry About Finances

Tis the season to be jolly...right?! ¬†Yet that is not the emotion that most people find themselves experiencing during this time of year. ¬†With Thanksgiving right behind us and Christmas around the corner, many people experience a plethora of feelings of worry and anxiety. ¬†Finances divide families and cause individuals to feel worthless or even suicidal. ¬†At this time of year, humanity is in an epic battle, fighting to celebrate God's goodness, the birth of Jesus Christ, and showing love to one another. ¬†Knowing these things are only a portion of the battle. ¬†We must know what to do with this information so that we don't become another static, snared in a trap that was set to utterly destroy us and steal our joy. What are we to do? One of the first things that we are to do is realize who it is that sustains us. ¬†Father God! ¬†He is just that, our Father. ¬†The scripture says that He gave gifts to men. (Ephesians 4:8). ¬†Although the scriptural context is discussing the Spiritual gifts that God gave to men in the church, the facts still remain that every good thing comes from God (James 1:7). ¬†He gives us brand new mercies every single morning. (Lamentations 3:22, 23). ¬†He gives … [Read more...]