And Elisha said unto her…what has thou in the house? And she said, nothing but a pot of oil. Then he said, Go all over and borrow vessels from all your neighbors, even empty vessels…and pour oil into them and put aside the full ones….
And it came to pass, when the vessels were full that she told her son bring me a vessel. And he said there are no more. Then she told the man of God. And he said, Go, sell the oil, and pay your debt, and you and your children keep the rest.
II Kings 4:2-4,6,7
We must be humble to see and willing to follow precisely what has been instructed of us.
Father, as Elisha increased this widow’s oil I pray that whatever known/unknown resource that I possess, You show me how to make use of it so that I may provide for myself and my family. As the widow did not question Elisha, I promise not to question or doubt Your (or Your servant’s) directions. Amen.
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