Daily Devotionals

Resting in God’s Provision

Scripture: Matthew 6:31-33 (NIV) – “So do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them. But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.”


In a world filled with uncertainties and material concerns, it’s easy to become consumed by worries about provision. However, Jesus reminds us in Matthew 6:31-33 that our heavenly Father knows our needs and promises to provide for us abundantly. When we prioritize seeking His kingdom and righteousness, He ensures that all our needs will be met.

Today, let us embark on a journey of resting in God’s provision through intentional actions:

  1. Release Your Worries: Take a moment to surrender your worries about provision to God. Acknowledge His sovereignty and trust in His ability to meet your needs according to His riches.
  2. Seek God’s Kingdom: Make seeking God’s kingdom your primary focus. Invest your time, talents, and resources in advancing His kingdom agenda, knowing that He will take care of your needs as you prioritize His will.
  3. Practice Contentment: Cultivate a spirit of contentment by focusing on gratitude for what you have rather than what you lack. Recognize the blessings in your life and trust that God’s provision is always sufficient.
  4. Trust His Timing: Trust that God’s timing is perfect, even when His provision doesn’t come according to your timetable. Wait patiently and expectantly for His provision, knowing that He is faithful to provide at the right time.
  5. Live Generously: Embrace a lifestyle of generosity by freely giving of your time, resources, and talents to bless others. Trust that as you give, God will continue to pour out His provision into your life.

Action Plan:

  1. Identify one specific worry or concern about provision that you’ve been carrying. Write it down and pray over it, releasing it into God’s hands.
  2. Commit to spending time each day seeking God’s kingdom through prayer, Bible study, and acts of service.
  3. Keep a gratitude journal to record daily blessings and reminders of God’s provision in your life.
  4. Set aside a portion of your income for regular giving to support God’s work and help those in need.
  5. **Share a testimony of God’s provision with someone who may be struggling with worry or doubt, offering encouragement and hope.

As you intentionally rest in God’s provision, may you experience His peace that surpasses understanding. May you find joy in trusting His faithfulness and assurance in His promise to meet all your needs according to His glorious riches in Christ Jesus. Surrender your worries to Him today and find rest in His abundant provision.