Deuteronomy 8:16-17 Who fed thee in the wilderness with manna, which thy fathers knew not, that he might humble thee, and that he might prove thee, to do thee good at thy latter end; And thou say in thine heart, My power and the might of mine hand hath gotten me this wealth.
God had done a work in their lives. He had humbled them, proven them, tested them so that they would know that their success was because of what God had done in their lives.
It is so easy once we get out of trouble to forget that it is God that is at work in our lives. We begin to think that we accomplished everything because of our own ability and goodness.
It was God and a miracle that had gotten them out of Egypt. It was God who had cared for them in the wilderness. It was God that was going to get them into the promised land. They should never forget that.
It was God that saved you, gave you new life, blessed you and took care of you. Have you forgotten?
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