We should seek and pray for providential blessing from God if we are wise. If we don’t want success to be a curse. For without His provision, we would have nothing. Success would be impossible. As we seek to please God, His blessings prevail.
ATS Bible Dictionary
Acts 24:2, a superintending and forecasting care. The providence of God upholds and governs every created thing. Its operation is coextensive with the universe, and as unceasing as the flow of time. All his attributes are engaged in it. He provideth for the raven his food, and satisfieth the desire of every living thing. The Bible shows us all nature looking up to him and depending upon him,
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Literally means foresight, but is generally used to denote God’s preserving and governing all things by means of second causes.
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- (n.) The act of providing or preparing for future use or application; a making ready; preparation.
- (n.) Foresight; care; especially, the foresight and care which God manifests for his creatures; hence, God himself, regarded as exercising a constant wise prescience.
- (n.) A manifestation of the care and superintendence which God exercises over his creatures; an event ordained by divine direction.
- (n.) Prudence in the management of one’s concerns; economy; frugality.
To discover and discipline our lives in accord with purpose gives everything meaning. It gives is clarity and focus.
Why? Why? Why? Why? Why?
We are smart to harness the power of emotion. Feelings drive us where as are wits direct us. Let empowered by the good things that feed and energize our passion. Those which take us closer to our purpose, goals, mission and strategies by boosting our rocket ship.
Talk is cheap but action is dear. Yes, God helps those who help themselves. Those who work hard and work smart toward their definite chief aim and purpose. Those who seek His will and providential blessing. He rewards productive stewards.