PROVISION

Key Verse

  • And Abraham called that place The LORD Will Provide. So to this day it is said, “On the mountain of the LORD it will be provided.” Genesis 22:14 BSB

Promises

  • And my God will supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:19 NASB
  • Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.” Hebrews 13:5 NIV
  • I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken or their children begging bread. Psalm 37:25 NIV
  • Instruct those who are rich in this present world not to be conceited or to set their hope on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly supplies us with all things to enjoy. 1 Timothy 6:17 NASB 
  • The young lions lack and suffer hunger; But those who seek the LORD shall not lack any good thing. Psalm 34:10 NKJV

Other versions

  • And my God will liberally supply (fill until full) your every need according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:19 AMP
  • my God will supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:19 NASB

Unexpected provision

  • “But I would feed Israel with the finest of the wheat; And with honey from the rock I would satisfy you.” Psalm 81:16 AMP
  • There will be an abundance of grain in the soil on the top of the mountains; Its fruit will wave like [the cedars of] Lebanon, And those of the city will flourish like grass of the earth. Psalm 72:16 AMP
  • in the days of famine they will have abundance. Psalm 37:19 NASB 1995
Other versions
 
It is GOD’s nature to provide from unexpected sources.

Examples

  • Water from Rock: He brought forth streams from the rock And made waters run down like rivers. Psalm 78:16 NASB
  • He opened the rock, and water gushed out; It ran in the dry places like a river. Psalm 105:41 NKJV
  • Meat in the Wilderness!: And Moses said, “The people whom I am among are six hundred thousand men on foot; yet You have said, ‘I will give them meat, that they may eat for a whole month.’ Shall flocks and herds be slaughtered for them, to provide enough for them? Or shall all the fish of the sea be gathered together for them, to provide enough for them?” And the Lord said to Moses, “Has the Lord’s arm been shortened? Now you shall see whether what I say will happen to you or not.” … Now a wind went out from the Lord, and it brought quail from the sea and left them fluttering near the camp, about a day’s journey on this side and about a day’s journey on the other side, all around the camp, and about two cubits above the surface of the ground. And the people stayed up all that day, all night, and all the next day, and gathered the quail (he who gathered least gathered ten homers); and they spread them out for themselves all around the camp. Numbers 11:21-23, 31-32 NKJV
  • Bread and meat brought by ravens!: Then the word of the Lord came to him, saying, “Get away from here and turn eastward, and hide by the Brook Cherith, which flows into the Jordan. And it will be that you shall drink from the brook, and I have commanded the ravens to feed you there.” So he went and did according to the word of the Lord, for he went and stayed by the Brook Cherith, which flows into the Jordan. The ravens brought him bread and meat in the morning, and bread and meat in the evening; and he drank from the brook. 1 Kings 17:2-6 NKJV
  • Pharoah’s daughter pays Moses’s mother to bring him up!: Now a man of the house of Levi married a daughter of Levi, and she conceived and gave birth to a son. When she saw that he was a beautiful child, she hid him for three months… Then his sister said to Pharaoh’s daughter, “Shall I go and call one of the Hebrew women to nurse the child for you?” “Go ahead,” Pharaoh’s daughter told her. And the girl went and called the boy’s mother. Pharaoh’s daughter said to her, “Take this child and nurse him for me, and I will pay your wages.” So the woman took the boy and nursed him. Exodus 2:1, 7-9 BSB
  • Abundant Food in Famine: But Elisha said, “Hear the word of the LORD: thus says the Lord, Tomorrow about this time a seah of fine flour shall be sold for a shekel, and two seahs of barley for a shekel, at the gate of Samaria.” … Then the people went out and plundered the camp of the Syrians. So a seah of fine flour was sold for a shekel, and two seahs of barley for a shekel, according to the word of the LORD. 2 KINGS 7:1,16 ESV

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