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“For this is not for the ease of others and for your affliction, but by way of equality – at this present time your abundance being a supply for their need, so that their abundance also may become a supply for your need, that there may be equality; as it is written, “He who gathered much did not have too much, and he who gathered little had no lack” (2 Corinthians 8:13-15)

In Christ, all are equal.  The world thinks in terms of what people have, or the abilities they have.  The Lord created you for His purpose.  He knows what He is creating in you.  Walk then in the assurance that in Him is life and liberty.  Shed the worldly thinking that you may be built up according to His goodness and mercy.  In Him is all that is needed.  He desires His love to shine through you.

Lord, I try to figure these things out.  Like a small child who does not have the ability to think these things all the way through, help me see that ultimately it is about trusting You.  You alone are the way, truth and life.  You alone know what is needed, for You see the end from the beginning.  Move my heart to a faith that trusts in You above all things.  Lead me in the way of salvation.

Lord Jesus, You are the Savior.  I need to be saved.  Save me from the hindrance of thoughts that get in the way of truth.  There are many things I do not know.  I subjectively ponder, but truth is what You have done, are doing, and will do.  Lead me to trust in the salvation You are unfolding in and through my life.  Guide me in Your goodness to see that You have already given me all I need.  Amen.