What are your needs?

But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus. -Philippians 4:19

There are those who would abuse this verse by trying to make it fit their prosperity teaching. Please don’t confuse worldly riches with those of God’s.

Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart. -Ps. 37:4 (ESV) Here’s another verse that one could easily twist to try saying that God is taking shopping lists for material things to fill. Nope. Sorry. Not what He is saying here. If we are truly regenerated by God and wish to do His will, then our desires will be for those things that are pleasing to Him. Jesus was clear on His feelings about accumulating “treasures” here on Earth: “Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. -Matthew 6:19-21 (ESV)

Let us never forget this most famous passage: The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. -Psalm 23:1 (ESV)

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