It doesn’t matter what is going on in the world, those who trust in God do not have to be led by their circumstances.
Because those who trust in God are people who learn to look by faith and not by sight.
For example, as I was getting prepared to start back up in school after the summer break, I started running short of money.
I knew that God did not want me to quit school, so I prayed and felt that he told me to stand firm.
When I looked with my natural eyes at my bills that started to pile up, I was tempted to freak out, and get a job (probably minimum wage) that would almost pay the bills, if I was lucky.
I knew that I could not put in the forty-plus hours a week that my university required of me and keep a job too, so I asked God in prayer if He wanted me to drop out and He strongly answered no.
Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion, which cannot be moved, but abides forever. ~ Psalm 125:1
About a week later when taking my morning prayer walk, I kept hearing the word grant over and over, so I got a clue, and found out about a grant that my college had.
I applied and was accepted in an hour. It is enough extra money to keep me going for a while.
And that is how God works. He wants us to not act out of our circumstances but out of our trust in Him.
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