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God intervenes when you come to the end of your resources

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The awesomeness of God's intervention is seen throughout the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. God has the power to get between His people and any problem they might face. Hagar and her son Ishmael had been sent away from Abraham and Sarah with only a little food and a skin of water. They wandered in the desert of Beersheba until the water ran out. Then Hagar put her son under one of the bushes because she couldn't bear to see him die, according to Genesis 21:15. Being in the desert without water is a big problem but one that is not too big for an intervening God.

It is amazing to note that as long as Hagar had water, God did not intervene. He was present for sure, but God deliberately waited until Hagar had done all she could do. When she had come to the end of her human task, that's when God showed up supernaturally. Why didn't God supply an abundance of water immediately? He didn't have to...Hagar already had some. He wanted her to be a good steward of what she had before he supplied more. So it is with us. We cry out to God, "Give me more!" "Bless me abundantly!" God is sitting back waiting to see what you will do with what He has already given you. He is waiting until your water runs out. Then God will intervene because He will not let you die of thirst.

According to Genesis 21:19, "Then God opened her eyes and she saw a well of water. So she went and filled the skin with water and gave the boy a drink."

Are you thirsty for water? Drink the last drops you have, then God will supply more. Are you waiting for a blessing? Use the one(s) God has already given you. Then He will provide more!

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