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The Providence of God
By Ron Boatwright

     The providence of God is the care of God for us.  God does not work miracles today as He did in the first century.  God today works through His natural laws to answer our prayers and to give us the things we need.  The following scriptures help to describe the care God has for us.  Following each scripture is a brief phrase describing what the scripture contains.

1)  Romans 8:35-39  Nothing can separate us from the love of God.

2)  Matthew 10:29-30  God is all-knowing.

3)  Psalms 139:7-12  God is everywhere.

4)  2 Peter 3:9  God wants all to be saved.

5)  Hebrews 6:18  It is impossible for God to lie.  What God says can always be counted on.

6)  James 1:5  God will give us wisdom, if we will only ask.

7)  Proverbs 15:8-9  God delights in our prayers.

8)  Hebrews 4:14-16  Through prayer to God we can find help in time of need.

9)  1 Peter 3:12  Godís eyes are over the righteous and His ears are open to their prayers.

10) James 5:16  The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much with God.

11) 1 John 3:22  God answers our prayers if we keep His commandments.

12) Ephesians 3:20  God through His providence is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think.

13) Matthew 6:8  God knows what we need before we ask.

14) Matthew 7:11  God knows how to give good things to those who ask Him.

15) Romans 8:34  Jesus is at the right hand of God making intercession for us.

16) 1 Peter 5:6-7  God cares for us.