Saturday night Ron and I were on our way to buy our much needed ministry van. We were $100 short of the asking price and the owner of the van had already dropped the price $500 adamantly stating he was not going to budge from the amount he quoted over the phone because he already had another committed buyer lined up. We made the trip by faith anyway praying simply that the Lord’s will would be done. Thirty minutes later we were checking the van out, driving it around, and asking questions. Never once did we bring up the fact that we were missing a $100 dollars. As we began the normal husband and wife discussion to buy or not, the owner said, “I’m going to take a $100 off the price”. God is Faithful! Here He was showing us once again that He always takes care of us.
The other day someone said to me, “I don’t know if I would have the guts to do what y’all do” Well, I don’t know about guts, or smarts but we do have faith. This new journey has many needs but on countless occasions we have seen God’s provision in the past so it would be foolish to fear that He will not provide again. His resources are not limited by the struggling economies of any country. While many are worrying today about the future, let us remember that God is the fountain from which everything we need flows. He is our source. He is our security. He is the one that will meet our needs if we seek first His kingdom and His righteousness. Concealed in every crisis is an opportunity for God to be glorified. Don’t be afraid to get out of the boat and walk on the water at Christ’s calling.
Here is a picture of the Life Mission’s ministry van. It needs some TLC but we are happy to have it 🙂 For those who have been standing in prayer with us about finding a vehicle for moving teams… Thank you – God answered our prayers. Now let’s keep believing for everything else on our list… and yours.