Motivational Minute – Unsolvable Problem?

Jesus soon saw a huge crowd of people coming to look for him. Turning to Philip, he asked, “Where can we buy bread to feed all these people?” He was testing Philip, for he already knew what he was going to do. John 6:5-6 (NLT)

Hi, I’m Laura Lacey Johnson.

The other night I woke up thinking about all the ways a particular problem in my life could go wrong. Maybe you’ve done something similar, where your imagination runs wild with worst-case scenarios. But how should we react when we face seemingly unsolvable problems?

In John 6, Jesus sees a huge crowd looking for him, and he turns to Philip, one of His disciples, and asks, “Where can we buy bread to feed all these people?” Scripture says Jesus was only “testing Philip, for he already knew what he was going to do.”

In other words, long before Philip ever knew there was a problem, Jesus already had a solution. Today, lift your eyes to Jesus, who already has a solution for what concerns you.

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Laura Lacey Johnson is a sought-after speaker and author of several Bible studies, including 10-Second Prayers to Transform Your Life: From the Parables of Jesus. A commissioned fellow for the Colson Center for Christian Worldview, Laura is a respected voice featured on Christian radio stations.

Published by Laura Lacey Johnson

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