Elijah said to her, “Don’t
be afraid. Go home and do as you have said. But first make a small loaf
of bread for me from what you have and bring it to me, and then make
something for yourself and your son. For this is what the LORD, the God
of Israel, says: ‘The jar of flour will not be used up and the jug of
oil will not run dry until the day the LORD sends rain on the land.’”. I
God had brought a drought on the land due to the unhallowed
lifestyles of the inhabitants. However God made provisions for his own
people who serve him faithfully. And you will again see the distinction
between the righteous and the wicked, between those who serve God and
those who do not. Malachi 3:18
All through the famine, God proved Himself to the faithful by providing
for them. Even when the widow thought the end had come for her and the
son, God caused a favourable turnaround in her story. May God give you a
favourable turn around today.
There is a reward for serving God,
if we do it with the right motive. I surmise from the story that this
widow had a relationship with God and has lived in obedience; however
the release of her breakthrough is tied to one final instruction.
Refusing this final instruction could have jeopardised everything she’s
done so far. Thank God she obeyed.
May the Lord grant you
hearing ears and a willing heart to carry out your breakthrough
instructions in Jesus’ name. You shall not miss your overflow