He Cares About EVERYTHING That Concerns You
“Are not two little sparrows sold for a penny? And yet not one of them will fall to the ground without your Father’s leave (consent) and notice. But even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not, then; you are of more value than many sparrows” (Matthew 10:29-31, AMP). We live in a world that desires to take God out of all we do. If one can live without having to think of being responsible to the Creator, many will be up for it. Since the Word negates a life without God, there is an upsurge to silence it from as many platforms as the agitators can. Daily we are bombarded with teachings that tell us we can live a life without God watching over our shoulders. Many argue that man has been given the freedom to do whatever he pleases, so long as it does not hurt his fellow humans or contravene the laws of the land. This thought, sadly, have not helped the cause of mankind, rather it has plunged man deeper into acts of unprecedented debauchery.
This manner of teaching, unfortunately, is beginning to find expression within the Church of the Living God. Many are taught that they do not need God for little, everyday ‘mundane’ things, which they should be able to handle on their own. Sadly this teaching is gaining a lot of ground, and so many are confused when the desired outcome of decisions taken concerning a seemingly ‘mundane’ thing is threatening to derail their lives. Beloved, the Bible clearly states: “For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God” (Romans 8:14, AMP). But if truly God is not bothered about little things that concerns us (for instance, what to eat, where to eat, when to move, how to live, what to wear and the likes), why do we need the Holy Spirit to lead us on a daily basis? Or, is the leading limited to only the ‘big’ issues of our lives? Do we know that a lot of destinies were derailed because of eating from the wrong place, lodging in a wrong place, even working in the wrong place? This verse presupposes that we must be led in every area of our lives. It is this carefree and careless teaching that we don’t have to be led in mundane things but to apply our ‘brains’ that have given room to narcissists in the Church. These believe that since they were able to apply their ‘brain’ power to certain issues and it worked, it means they really didn’t need God for those areas in the first place: “But Ephraim says: ‘How rich I have become; I made it all myself. In all my earnings, no one can find any crime in me that I can be punished for!’” (Hosea 12:8). That Scripture is the very definition of the sin of ‘pride of life’!
Beloved, don’t be deceived and don’t despair, God is truly interested in every minute detail that concerns you. That headache that will not just stop, that toothache that will not let you sleep, that heartache that is giving you sleepless nights – He is very interested; and He desires you to hand it over to Him to fix. Every time in Scriptures we see men that think they can handle some things themselves get burnt! For instance, it was common sense for Abraham to not have listened to Sarah and kept Hagar and Ishmael; after all, Ishmael is his son. It would have been common sense for Isaac to move his family to Egypt because of the famine in the land. It would have also been common sense for Stephen to have been silent, after all he was only to serve tables, and leave the ‘big’ things to the Apostles to deal with! Joshua applied common sense when it came to the Gibeonites, and Israel paid for it. Abraham applied common sense and went to Egypt, but he (and the rest of his seed to this day) paid and are paying dearly for that decision!
Beloved, so many got their destinies derailed because they did not trust God enough to ask Him for help, or trust His counsel for those ‘mundane’ things. That dress you wore, or that stop you didn’t make caused you to miss the divine arrangement and appointment God had in store for you at that particular time: “Pay careful attention, then, to how you walk – not as unwise people but as wise – making the most of the time because the days are evil. So don’t be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is” (Ephesians 5:15-17). The Lord says the strands of hair (dead cells) on your head are numbered, this means not one strand drops without His knowing or consent (Luke 21:18). Beloved, be confident in this: you are precious in His sight, and He cares about everything that concerns you. He wants you to tell Him everything and He will direct you in everything! God bless you.