It’s probably a small thing, but was I ever glad to see it. At my Beth Moore study last Tuesday I had put my Proverb To Live By Today (MPTLBT) in my Beth Moore book before I left home.
I wanted to share the verse for the day with the others. When I went to get it out of the book, I couldn’t find it.
I looked through all the other stuff I had brought—my prayer notebook, my Bible, my black bag, my purse.
Finally Sue asked me, “What are you looking for?” I told her, “My verse.”
After the study was over, and I got back home, I looked again one more time through everything. I still couldn’t find it so I decided I was not going to worry. I would just get out another strip of paper and write my verses over again.
For a little background on this, I like to read the book of Proverbs over each month. Since there are 31 chapters I read a chapter each day to correspond to the day of the month. Then I pick out one verse to try to live by for that particular day and write it down on a strip of paper that I cut to hold 16 verses, 8 on each side. I either put the verses in my pocket or up on the kitchen window sill.
Now back to the story. As I was sitting quietly the next morning reading my Bible, all of a sudden I thought I will look in the car and see if I dropped it there. I looked in the back. Nothing. And then I looked in the front and there it was—on the floor.
I was jubilant, not only at finding it but in solving the mystery. I know God gave me the idea to look in the car. He cares about even the little things.
I find that God can give answers not only to the little things but most importantly to the big things like the meaning of life. I have come to the conclusion that without God life has no meaning.
“...I came that they may have and enjoy life, and have it in abundance—to the full, till it overflows.” (John 10:10 AMP)
Love in Jesus,God’s jubilant servant,
Written January 18, 2012