1 Chronicles 29:16 O LORD our God, all this store that we have prepared to build thee an house for thine holy name cometh of thine hand, and is all thine own.
A man, who had little in the way of finances, was heard saying to a wealthier man, “If I had all your money, I would burn all of mine.” Simply meaning, compared to what you have, what I have is meaningless. Most of us have felt that way at times. That there’s too much month at the end of the money. We see fancy homes and wonder, why not me? However, we hear of these rich folks who wonder if they have any real friends, or if people like them for their money. We see in the news wealthy people checking in and out of rehabs because their search for happiness in a bottle or on drugs has left them empty and addicted. Some get so distraught with it all and commit suicide. You have to wonder, is it all really worth that?
In our text, David brings the truth to light. The Children of Israel have just donated everything necessary to build the House of God. In 1 Chron. 29:9 it says, “Then the people rejoiced, for that they offered willingly, because with perfect heart they offered willingly to the LORD: …” These people gave willingly. Then in verse 14 David says “…for all things come of thee, and of thine own have we given thee.” David’s resolve was that no one who had given could say, “this was done with my income.” Instead it was all done with God’s Increase. All we have I His. He gives us what he feels is best for us at the time. It’s all “God’s Increase” in us.
God doesn’t need our money. That is already His. What he wants is our heart. Our genuine free love for Him. Our heart belongs to us and is ours to give. The reason the people in our text gave it says was they had a; “perfect heart.” Their heart was right.
How is your heart toward God?
In our lives we all need a daily dose of Divine Intervention. God meeting with us. We have seen that in:
● Do We Mean It
● Dwells Where Man Is
● Do What I May, Intention
● Done With Music Instead
● Duty With Many Interests
● Done With My Income
The truth we need to remember is that we have a Divine Intervention within us every day. He promised to never leave us nor forsake us. That’s Divine.
Today we suggest you read and study whatever the Lord has laid on your Pastors heart. Whatever scripture he uses for today’s messages were given to him by God for your specific needs
|June 24, 2019||2 Chron. 1-3||Acts 3|
|June 25, 2019||2 Chron. 4-6||Acts 4|
|June 26, 2019||2 Chron. 7-9||Acts 5:1-28|
|June 27, 2019||2 Chron. 10-13||Acts 5:29-42|
|June 28, 2019||2 Chron. 14-17||Acts 6|
|June 29, 2019||2 Chron. 18-20||Acts 7:1-29|
|June 30, 2019||No Passages Assigned|
Our Promise of Daily Divine Intervention is found in:
Hebrews 13:5 Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.
Living In His Word Ministries
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… and the Word of God into people.”
Dr. Franklin J. Senters Th.D.
Founder and Executive Director