Luke How To Receive From God Steven Cole “Am I mentioned in the will? 44.) Well, I’ve never had a rich uncle or a rich relative of any sort. “Right here in the third paragraph your uncle says, ‘To my niece Sarah, I bequeath 0,000; to my cousin Janice, ,000; and to my nephew Charles, who was always curious to know if he was mentioned in my will, I say-Hi, Charles.’” (Reader’s Digest [11/77], p.Mary was a spiritually hungry woman whom God had sovereignly blessed because of His mercy. The ones God satisfies are marked by spiritual hunger.That is the qualification to receive from God-to be spiritually hungry.As Jesus said, “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied” (Matt. Righteousness refers to God’s holiness as personified in Jesus Christ.In reference to the Christian, it refers both to justification-to be declared right before God, which happens the moment a person believes in Christ; and, to sanctification-to live rightly before God, which is progressive over a lifetime and is never perfected until we stand before Christ.But Scripture pointedly states, “Cursed is the man who trusts in mankind and makes flesh his strength, and whose heart turns away from the Lord” (Jer. To trust in yourself is to turn away from trusting in the Lord!Trusting in God does not mean that we sit around and do nothing. She recognized God as her Savior (), implying that she was a sinner.
If God can make them happy, they’ll follow Him; but if not, they’ll look elsewhere.
The only thing I’ve ever inherited was an old TV set from Marla’s grandmother.