Day 08 “Do not be anxious or worried about anything, but in everything [every circumstance and situation] by prayer and petition with thanksgiving, continue to make your [specific] requests known to God. And the peace of God [that peace which reassures the heart, that peace] which transcends all understanding, [that...
“You are worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honor and power; for You created all things, and by Your will they exist and were created.”
– Revelation 4:11
One of the attributes of God that I am in awe of, is the fact that God is THE CREATOR. When we think of someone who is “creative,” we think of them as being able to put things together in a beautiful or innovative way. But God is greater than that. He doesn’t just gather things that were already made when He creates. He didn’t go and get a big pile of dirt from somewhere in outer space and roll it into a ball when He created the Earth. God created dirt. He created light, air, water, plants, man and animals. It was all created by Him, and it was all perfectly put together. When God designed plants, He created them to take in carbon dioxide, and through the process of photosynthesis, produce oxygen. Then, He created humans and animals to breathe oxygen and release carbon dioxide. It is a perfect design.
What God creates and designs, He fits together perfectly! It really is amazing! God also used His perfect design when He created you. God designed who you are and what you were created for. He knows what you need today, and what you will need in the future. Because God is the Creator, if there’s something you need, He can not only provide it, He can create it! Here are just a few examples of how God specially created something for His people:
·God created a longer day by making the sun stand still so that Joshua and the Israelites could defeat their enemies in a battle. – see Joshua 10:7-14
·God created enough food so that the disciples could feed 5,000 people with 5 loaves of bread and 2 fish – and there were 12 baskets of leftovers! – see Matthew 14:13-21
·God created a pathway for Moses and the Israelites to escape the Egyptian Army through the Red Sea – see Exodus 14:15-22
If you find yourself beginning to stress because you can’t see how you will have what you need, don’t lose sight of the fact that God is the Creator. Just because you can’t see it, and even if it is humanly impossible, it doesn’t mean God cannot provide it. God doesn’t need something that already exists or is even humanly possible to bring you His provision. As Creator, He can create and design what you need and bring it into existence!
Be salt and light,