How to Address a Problem

How to address a problem and bring it to a successful conclusion, such that you obtain the promise of God in manifestation in your life.  (This is not in the Word, so don't take it as such, but it worked for me.)

I was trying to get out of debt, especially, the fear of debt.  And I wanted to prosper.  I knew that God takes care of me and that He wants me to prosper (3 John 2 et al).  And I had concluded that, since God tells us many, many places in His Word to work but does not tell us to go out and find work to do, it must be our job to do the work He puts in front of us, and His job to find us work to do.

So I made a statement and told it to myself over and over and over and over again, many, many, many, many, many times a day for years.  Here it is:

"God is my sufficiency!  God gets me my business!  If He doesn't, I starve.  No problem!"

On the surface, that sounds really weird and very negative.  But let's analyze it.

It's four parts, each essential in gaining deliverance and freedom in the situation.

"God is my sufficiency!"

A statement of the promise of God.

Does not have to be exact, precise, or perfect; just the best I know from the Word.

(After all, I'm not perfect and I need to start now, not wait until I know more Word.)

"God gets me my business!"

A statement of God's job that I've been trying to do.

To remind me not to try to do His job, but to do my own.  (See above.)

(God is my senior partner and I must let Him work.  After all, He has the hard part!)

"If He doesn't, I starve."

A ludicrous statement that voices and addresses my fears and shows them to be as ludicrous as they are.

To remind me how ridiculous my greatest fear concerning the situation is.

(God delivers me from all my fears (Psalm 34:4).  To get out of the problem and stay out of the problem, I must be delivered from my fears.)

It also reminds me of the promise of God that addresses those fears.

"I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread." - Psalm 37:25

"No problem!"

My reasonable conclusion based on God's Word.

To tell myself what attitude to maintain.  This attitude is right and reasonable based on God's promise from His Word.

(This must be an attitude of trust in God which I will maintain the rest of my life, no matter the circumstances, no matter what happens!)

I hope this helps you in your quest to get out of debt and walk with the power of God in your life.

God bless you!

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By Jeffrey Moore, Southern California