Friday, December 15, 2017

Julie’s Shoes Psalm 146

Julie’s Shoes
Psalm 146
Blessed are those whose help is the God of Jacob
Whose hope is in the Lord their God.
Psalm 146:5

Shoes. Nobody ha thought about shoes. The hectic pace of another summer week was suddenly upon our family, and it was time for my second daughter Julie to begin her week at baskeball camp. Just a few minutes before she was to leave, it suddenly dawned on my wife, Sue that Julie didn’t have any decent baskeball shoes. 

   We weren’t prepare fo a $40 surprise like that. Furthermore, it was too late to do anything about it. So Julie would have to show up at the gym wearing an old pair of ill-fitting shoes that weren’t meant for competitive sports. But when Sue opened the door to go out to the car, there stood Connie, our next door neighbor. And what was in her hands? Shoes. Basketball shoes. Too small for her Erin, but just right for our Julie. Although we had. Not thought about shoes, Someone ha. 

    Did you ever read through the list of reasons to praise the Lord in Pslam 146? It mentions many ways in which God has demonstrated His providential care for those who live by faith in Him. The almighty Creator of the world lovingly cares for the needs of His people.
    The Lord provides what we need today too, Things like shoes. Things that keep giving us one more reason to praise Him.

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