I went to the bathroom and balled my eyes out. Everything I wanted, wasn’t showing up. Everything I needed, didn’t seem to be happening. Everything that I figured good, was far from me.
God, where are you?
God, did you leave me?
God, why aren’t things happening for me?
God seemed lost. His help seemed distant. His loving hand, removed.
Help me, God!
Not knowing what to do, I did the only thing ever left to do – when you don’t know what to do: I opened God’s Word, expecting He’d teach me, lead me and restore me.
He did. These verses changed my heart; I believe they’ll change yours too:
28 Verses Proving: God Will Provide
And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus. (Phil. 4:19)
And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him. (Heb. 11:6)
I am the LORD your God, who brought you up out of the land of Egypt. Open your mouth wide, and I will fill it. (Psalms 81:10)
For the LORD God is a sun and shield; the LORD bestows favor and honor. No good thing does he withhold from those who walk uprightly. (Ps. 84:11)
But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. (Mt. 6:33)
The Lord does not let the righteous go hungry, but he thwarts the craving of the wicked. (Prov. 10:3)
He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, how will he not also with him graciously give us all things? (Ro. 8:32)
Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! (Eph. 3:20)
The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. (Ps. 18:2)
Abraham said, “God will provide for himself the lamb for a burnt offering, my son.” So they went both of them together. (Gen. 22:8)
But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. (2 Cor. 12:9)
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. (Jer. 29:11)
Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you. And as I gave you the green plants, I give you everything. (Gen. 9:3)
The young lions suffer want and hunger; but those who seek the LORD lack no good thing. (Ps. 34:10)
And whatever you ask in prayer, you will receive, if you have faith.” (Mt. 21:22)
You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you. (Jo. 15:16)
Bring the full tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. And thereby put me to the test, says the Lord of hosts, if I will not open the windows of heaven for you and pour down for you a blessing until there is no more need. (Mal. 3:10)
Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life? And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. … (Mt. 6:25-34)
Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened. (Mt. 7:7-8)
I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. (Eph. 3:16-17)
Whatever you ask in my name, this I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask me anything in my name, I will do it. (Jo. 14:13-14)
If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you. (John 15:7)
And whatever we ask we receive from him, because we keep his commandments and do what pleases him. (1 John 3:22)
But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you. (Jo. 14:26)
But according to his promise we are waiting for new heavens and a new earth in which righteousness dwells. (2 Pet. 3:13)
The eyes of all look to you, and you give them their food in due season. You open your hand; you satisfy the desire of every living thing. (Ps. 145:15-16)
And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work. (2 Cor. 9:8)
For he satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things. (Psalm 107:9)
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I woke up and purposed in my heart to search the Scriptures for verses on God’s provision and came across your article. Thank you. Very encouraging and inspiring.
I recommend adding Matthew 6:31-32, which talks about the Lord providing fo your NEEDS. But other than that amazing job ?
Dear heaven father I’m so unhappy with the one
I’m married to please help me find someone else to come in to my life I’m praying heaven let for change
And get pregnant with two Heath mearcle babies one boy and girl or fetnal twins please help in Jesus name amen
Christina, The Lord can not answer the first part of the prayer. Unfaithfulness is the only time God grants divorce, but he still doesn’t like it. I pray that you will afford your husband the same mercy and grace that Jesus gave you. Pray for your husband that God may be able to change both of you. I pray that you concentrate on the good parts of the man you chose for yourself. God knew this was going to happen before you were born. Learn and find forgiveness in Jesus Name.
Amen. Great Godly counsel,Clayton. Christina, Marriage is not always easy but God did not say it would be a rose garden. When you got married you made a commitment to your Heavenly Father, til death do you part. My wife and I have counseled many hurting couples and during the last 25 to 30 years I have never heard anyone say, I am so happy I divorced my spouse because I found this new love. However, we have heard many say, I wish I would have worked harder or I wish I would have forgiven them, etc…When there is divorce and then a second marriage you do not get rid of your husband, but now have two husbands, one just has an X in front of their title, husband or wife. See wisdom and ask God to help you. I hope you seek good godly counsel in this life altering struggle you just shared. Seek God first, and pray for wisdom and humility to do the right thing. In all things LOVE.
Do you and your wife still counsel couples? Edwardsleeann1@gmail.com
it is my pleasure,now am looked 4 the godly sister 2 be marrie.May God provide for your need
thank you so much for this bible verses! i feel so blessed today!
I really needed this. My husband just spent two months in the hospital and rehab for diabetic neuropathy. He hasn’t worked full-time in years and has no income. I am facing being put out of our apartment and all I know to do is remind myself that God will provide all of our needs according to his riches in glory (and not my bank account).
Praying for you, Angela that God will provide for all of your needs according to His glorious riches in Christ Jesus. God is not short in supply. Those who trust in Him will lack no good thing!
Been there. Doing that
It has been hell. Now the financial challenges are closing in. But God has brought me thus far and I know He will provide.
For me and you too.
Jesus loves you
Yes I’m in this very situation right now and it’s very challenging. So hard to keep the faith when the bills are piling up and it looks impossible. Thanks for the inspiration, I need to keep plugging in to scripture and trusting God no matter what
The verse John 15:6 is supposed to be John 15:16
I am greatly inspired, motivated and blessed by the these scriptures!
I am going through a financial mess, but i thank God because my hope, trust and confidence is in Him!
The word of God is Truth and alive!
Thank you dear Lord Jesus!
Thank you for that hope and inspiration. Really need it now! I have to believe God’s word is living truth
Thank you God, you made my day!
The Lord said he will not leave you or forsake you…I have my life as a testimony that God was never late for his promise that He will provide what we need. As long as it is for a good cause. http://www.pwmdfc.com
Thank you soo much for this article. It has truly given me some life lessons. I feel blessed and i pray that God blesses everyone else who has come across here.
I’m so grateful this morning for the Word of God! Thankful as well for you taking the time to post these scriptures. The Word fills my soul with Gods peace, again I’m blessed. I’m reminded that I’m not alone. Many need to be reminded that what we are experiencing is common to man. God sees and knows and will provide. We must simply believe in Jesus the Christ!
thanks to God Almighty
Thank you for these scriptures. This year has truly been a test of my faith. My marriage, my child, father becoming disabled, and my job have all come with some extreme challenges this year. It felt as though that I’ve taken hit after hit. As a lay here and my bed and read these scriptures, I am encouraged and confident that God is right here by myself and my families side. I trust and believe that God is perfecting me for his purpose. This year has been the most challenging year in my 40 years of life, but I can sit here and say that I am thankful. I am blessed and highly favored! I Love You All!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Thank you the reminder of God’s love for us that he will never leave us or forsake us and through faith His blessings will always be upon us.
Thank you so much going thru right now but finding this has helped me alot thank you again. May God bless you beyond what you can see.
Thank GOD, in JESUS CHRIST NAME for you sharing HIS WORD to reach out to all of us and remind us of HIS LOVE and promises to us. Sometimes I forget them, and I don’t know where to turn. Thank you so much. May THE LORD continue to bless you, and all of us. IN JESUS CHRIST NAME. AMEN
Thank you for these words of inspiration and faith from the author and from all of you. They have uplifted me today.
I pray for all those who are troubled and who posted on this site, and who have read but not posted, that our Lord will touch each one with his loving hand and provide exactly what is needed at just the right time. He has done that for me even though sometimes I have not recognized it until later. I ask for prayers for my marriage and my healing and my husband’s healing from all that the enemy has tried to put between us. No weapon formed against us shall prosper!
Blessings and love to you all.
Thank you so much Sandy for even taking the time to pray for all of us. I will be praying for you and your husband and your marriage. The important point you made was that it is in his timing and that can make it very challenging but we must humble ourselves and know he already knows the plan and purpose. God bless you
Before Four years time to come my God must change my Story in Jesus Name Amen
God please help me, give me a good job, provide for me in financially, make me happy, help me out of my depression. Thank you because you’ll help me out. I am grateful God. God bless you God.
My soul is bless by this post, I know is not in my ability or power to meet up with all my needs, cause I’ve true that over and over and all I get is total disappointment from myself.
Father I know this year you will meet up with all my needs as well as that of my family… Amen
Message is on point, but I think you meant that you “…bawled your eyes out” in the first sentence.
I have come to realize that God doesn’t care what happens to us in this life. If you look closely at all of God’s promises, they are all meant for our eternal afterlife. There is no hope for this life. The Bible goes on about the difficulties that the apostles had. The Bible also says that Paul discovered how to be content in any situation. I think that I could do that if I had what Paul did. Paul was able to do this because he knew without a doubt that God was there for him. God actually spoke to Paul. If God were to speak to me, then I would have a lot easier time accepting this miserable life. God actually let Paul know that He was there for him. All I get is unanswered prayers and complete silence. God’s silence and absence are the biggest problems with maintaining faith. As far as God meeting our needs, He falls short. Here are needs that God hasn’t meet for me. Purpose, Meaning, Hope, Happiness, Contentment, Peace and Piece of mind, Means to do His work/will. Love. That is just the small list. Thanks for giving me the opportunity to say my piece. God bless you, in Jesus name, Amen.
Hi all I ask for prayer, I’m a 35 year old Man (Veteran) who has lived from East to West Coast. I have dated some pretty wonderful girls but haven’t met my wife yet. I often feel alone, and it is indeed sometimes painful. Yet I’m doing my best to have faith that God will provide for me and I will one day be married to my wife. Any advice and prayers would be greatly appreciated. Thank you
Jon pray for the wife God has waiting in the wings for u. When u are both ready for marriage, God will make it happen. Enjoy ur life. I pray u and ur wife will have children- mine are my soul, then maybe u will have gr kids. They are so wonderful and if God wills, gr grkids. Mine have changed my life. They are all gifts of God, for us to be responsible for , so while ur waiting for Ms Right, btr brush up on ur Bible first , and all other subjects coz ur gonna be answering lots of questions. God bless u beyond measure.
It breaks my heart to read your experience and it breaks God’s Spirit as well. He is encouraging me to write this to you and to encourage you to read up on the list of “Who Am I in Christ”. Once you find it, memorize it. Re-new your mind and Spirit with those verses. You will begin to shift and become a new creation and work on building ur relationship and fellowship with God your Father and you will begin to see miracles and blessings in your life. Treat Him and see Him as a person if you will instead of a genie. “Seek the Kingdom of God first and His Righteuosness and all things will be added unto you”.
Peace and Blessings friend, i send to you and may God’s grace favor and mercy be revealed to you ??
Thank you very much for these verses. Continue your good work. God will not forget your labour of love to the family of God.
You listed Jo. 15:6 but it is actually John 15:16.
Hi….. Please pray for me… everything is not working out and i’ve hit rock bottom financially.