JULY 8

HOW MANY DO YOU HAVE?

Matthew 15:34 “How many loaves do you have?”
Once again we are reminded that when we willingly surrender whatever we have to the Lord, He will use it for His glory and for us.
Jesus didn’t ask them to share with others, surrender what they had, and to do what was in their power to do, but I believe Jesus was suggesting that they give what they had. “How many do you have?”

It didn’t matter that the disciples only had five loaves and two fishes, they gave them to Jesus. He multiplied them. The little boy surrendered his lunch to Jesus, who blessed it and everyone ate.
Jesus doesn’t ask us to surrender what we have to Him before He will help us or answer our prayer. He loves us and will answer our prayers even if we don’t surrender all or what we should to Him.
But if we love Jesus as our Savior, Lord, and God, we should be willing to voluntarily surrender all to Him out of that love and devotion to Him.

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About celestecharlene

I served as a medical missionary in West Africa for thirty years treating the sick and establishing health clinics in rural neglected areas.
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