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God’s Blessings

June 27, 2020

Those who seek the Lord lack no good thing. Psalm 34:10b 

When I bought my one and only Powerball ticket in late January 2020, with a winning jackpot of $394 million, I didn’t specifically pray to God to help me win. But I did promise Him specifics on what I would do with the money: give 50% to La Casa, 30% to charities, and pocket the rest. I thought I had made the ultimate deal with God! The only thing I could think to do for my family was buy a house closer to the church, and maybe a little pipe organ to practice at home 😉

But I surely wouldn’t let it change my lifestyle, right? Right??

Although I might have daydreamed a bit about all those things, I knew that God had a plan for me and it almost certainly didn’t involve winning the immense Powerball jackpot. He had already blessed me with the perfect family, the perfect job, and all that I need—in other words, peace and contentment. His giving-abundance is overwhelming.

PS: I did not win

Thank you Lord, for all your blessings. You grant us all that we need and my love for you shall be never-ceasing. Amen!”

Dr. Jeremy Peterman

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