A Gift from my Father

Posted on June 13, 2019 by America's Keswick in Victory Call

Delight yourself also in the LORD, and He shall give you the desires of your heart.” Psalm 37:4

A gift from my Father…

“I need a new car, Lord, and I have no money! By the way, could it have a sunroof… please?”

Recently the Lord impressed upon me the need to really start praying about a new car. So…I emailed my pastor right away (stay with me this will all make perfect sense in a minute). You see, about four years ago he called me and said a person in our church was getting a new car and would like to give me her old one. It had a lot less miles than the one I currently had and she had taken good care of it, so of course I gratefully accepted and have been driving it since then. Well, now it has about 250,000 miles on it and as you can imagine gets repairs regularly. I thought it was wiser to plan ahead than wait until it was beyond repair. So who else would come to mind except my favorite pastor, a.k.a. my car dealer? I emailed him and told him the details and his reply was “ok, you have my attention, let’s start to pray and we’ll wait and see what the Lord is going to do.” The very next night I received a call from a couple at church who had just bought a new car and wanted to give me their old one. They had just asked pastor if he knew of anyone who might need one!

The car is just great. Not only does it have less than half the mileage of my old car, but it’s in excellent condition, runs great and is really nice. The best part is it has a SUNROOF! When I saw it I thought; wow Lord you really do spoil your children sometimes! I was so excited, until they told me it hasn’t worked since last summer, and urged me not to open it! That was it…this would have to get fixed immediately, forget the oil change it needs…this would be top priority! One sunny day I gave in to the temptation to see if it worked and to my delight and amazement the sunroof works great!

God is soooo good…………………

(Matthew 7: 7-12)


Written by Dina Seaton: Dina Seaton has served on staff for 17 years, currently in Food Service. She is a proud Air Force mom and loves spending time with her son wherever he is, near or far. He is truly her greatest joy.  Dina came to Christ in 2000. She loves God and wants to love Him more!

The Daily Bible Reading: Jeremiah 22-23, Matthew 24:29-51| You can download our 2018 Daily Bible Reading Plan by clicking here

Think About This: “In all of my years of service to my Lord, I have discovered a truth that has never failed and has never been compromised. That truth is that it is beyond the realm of possibilities that one has the ability to out give God. Even if I give the whole of my worth to Him, He will find a way to give back to me much more than I gave.” – Charles Spurgeon

This Week’s Verse to Memorize: But when the fullness of the time had come, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, that we might receive the adoption as sons. – Galatians 4:4-5

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the doctrinal and theological views held by America’s Keswick.

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