Isaiah 2:22 says, “Do not put your trust in mere humans.” Fortunately for the widow in 2 Kings 4:1-7, she put her trust in God and not humans, and God helped her. The apostle Paul and Isaiah both say to not put your confidence in human effort at worshiping God, but through a heart that’s made right through faith. Also, the NFL “kneeling” controversy goes to our nation’s capital!
As he was leaving Ephesus, the apostle Paul reminded the church that the reason we work hard is to have an excess to give, not an excess to receive. That is a big difference from our modern economy of consumerism, plus some pretty steamy romance in Song of Solomon!
Once Abram believed, God then asked him to pick up and move. Abram had to leave everything comfortable and familiar that he had known before he believed and now follow God. Once you accepted Christ, did God ask you to move?