God Will Meet Your Needs, Not Your ‘Greeds’

“My God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4:19 NIV).

One of our biggest worries tends to be about our ability to provide for our needs.

But it shouldn’t be!

The Bible says, “My God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4:19 NIV).

What a joyful promise for those who are in Christ!

God doesn’t promise to meet all our greeds. He doesn’t promise a Rolls Royce or a mansion. God is not a genie in a bottle, but he does promise to meet all of our needs.

Most of us don’t really get this, so we don’t pray for it. One of my favorite verses in the Bible is Psalm 84:11: “The Lord will withhold no good thing from those who do what is right” (NLT).

Make note of these three words: no good thing.

When my kids were growing up, I wanted to give them good things. I wouldn’t withhold anything good from them. I might withhold something bad from them — something that will harm them or something that will cause them to be stunted in their spiritual, physical, or emotional growth. But I’m not going to withhold anything good from them.

If I want that as a dad, how much more does a Heavenly Father who’s perfect want to do likewise?

God solved your biggest problem when he came to Earth and died for you. If he is willing to do that, don’t you think he cares about the other issues you’re dealing with?

Absolutely. He cares about your finances. He cares about your health. He cares about your career. He cares about you!

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