Today I want to introduce you to our God, and let you in on our prayer to Him for a modern day miracle.
Our God is the God of Abraham and of Isaac and of Jacob. He is the God who created the world, and the God who created us. He is the God in the burning bush who parted the Red Sea and led the Israelites out of Egypt as a pillar of fire. He is the God who delivered Daniel from the lion’s den and the God who allowed the three Hebrew children to be thrown into the fiery furnace, yet by joining them, kept them from being consumed by the flames thereof. He is the God who was made flesh and dwelt among us over 2,000 years ago. He was God then, and He is God now; and these are not stories… these are histories.
Our God is all powerful and is not bound by the physical laws of this world as you and I are. As shown above… He is a God of miracles, but His miracles are not a thing of the past. You see, we believe that God desires to work miracles today, just as He did in the days of Holy Scripture, only our disbelief and self-reliance commonly steals the opportunity.
Today we are publicly submitting ourselves to the possibility of a modern day miracle of Jehovah God in our lives, and are humbled and excited for the possibility that He may pour out even a tiny minutia of His power upon us. That said, we are not testing God… rather we are yielding our perceived control over our situation to the powerful Being who actually is in control of our situation.
And so that brings us to our specific prayer to our God for a modern day miracle.
Our prayer for a Personal Finance Miracle
At the beginning of the year we set 2 financial goals concerning our debt and our savings. Due to a few unplanned emergencies over the course of 2009 there is no earthly or mathematical way for those goals to be achieved from our income. We are choosing to see this as our opportunity to yield the situation to the power of Gods miracles… if He so chooses. We are praying for God to provide the remaining amounts so our goals will be fulfilled. We are not praying for the want of money – we can earn the money over the course of the next few months – we are praying that God will publicly glorify His name. God may provide this miracle, and He may not; either way we know He is far beyond able. If this is not part of His plan we will not be discouraged or disbelieving – rather we will continue to bless his name and trust that He simply has a better plan for our financial situation.
We will pray for this miracle daily until the passing of the New Year. Won’t you pray with us?
“And when they (Jesus and his disciples) were come to the multitude, there came to him a certain man, kneeling down to him, and saying, Lord, have mercy on my son: for he is lunatick, and sore vexed: for ofttimes he falleth into the fire, and oft into the water. And I brought him to thy disciples, and they could not cure him. Then Jesus answered and said, O faithless and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you? how long shall I suffer you? bring him hither to me. And Jesus rebuked the devil; and he departed out of him: and the child was cured from that very hour. Then came the disciples to Jesus apart, and said, Why could not we cast him out? And Jesus said unto them, Because of your unbelief: for verily I say unto you, If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible unto you. Howbeit this kind goeth not out but by prayer and fasting.” – Matthew 17:14-21
How truly amazing it would be to see a modern day miracle. A modern day personal finance miracle!