If It Matters To You, It Matters To God
“Are not five sparrows sold for two copper coins? And not one of them is forgotten before God. But the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Do not fear therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows.”
Many Christians make the mistake of thinking that God is too busy taking care of the “big things” to be interested in the little problems they are facing. Are you one of them? It may be your child’s bed-wetting habit, a quarrel with a friend or the small pimple on your face. No matter how trivial it sounds, if it troubles you, then God wants to take care of it!
God wants to take care of every area of your life, even the smallest detail. He loves you so much that He knows the number of hairs you have on your head. And if your loving heavenly father knows and is interested in the smallest detail of your life, then you don’t have to overcome any problems on your own.
When my daughter Jessica turned three, my wife, and I decided to take her to Disneyland. Knowing that it was her first encounter with Disneyland and that she could be frightened by unexpected shocks, I decided to watch one of the theater productions which I had planned to take her to, before I took her to see it.
As I sat through the production, my mind was on Jessica all the time. I was thinking, is this too frightening? Will she like the mechanical singing bear? Is this place too dark for her? I decided to take her to the show only after I had seen it myself and was sure that she would enjoy it.
My friend, your heavenly Father cares for you in the same way as He lays out His Plans for you. You are on His heart all the time as He carefully considers and makes plans for every aspect of your life, both big and small. And the very thought of you puts a smile on His face because He knows that the plans He has for you are plans to bless you. (Jeremiah 29:11).
So no matter what problems you are facing right now, you can rest in His love for you. There is no problem that is too insignificant for Him to handle. He is not just God Almighty, He is also your heavenly Father who loves you!
Thought for the day
God wants to take care of every area of your life, even the smallest detail.