A mysterious check arrives just when the bills are coming due; a friend seems to know just when to call to see if you’re alright; someone gets there just in time to offer the help you need … 
As we journey through life, we seem to check the mailbox, answer the phone, or bump into strangers at just the right time to receive a bit of God’s goodness … just for us. 
God always shows up at just the right time. 
I think of my grandparents, who could never make ends meet on paper, yet managed to send all four of their children through twelve years of Christian education. Or my pastor, who arrived on the scene after a long, unsuccessful search. 
Stories abound of God sending the right person to the right circumstance at the right time. This isn’t His first rodeo. 
Sovereign God has been orchestrating details and governing affairs since the dawn of time—and long before! History is peppered with proof of His wisdom, power, and lovingkindness. As He accomplishes His predetermined plan, He faithfully makes provision for His own. 
I never have to worry whether I will be taken care of, or fear for the future. 
“Therefore do not be anxious, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ For the Gentiles seek after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them all. But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.” 
– Matthew 6:31-34 
Even in my failing, God proves mighty. 
“My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is made perfect in weakness.” 
– 2 Corinthians 12:9 
In wisdom and love, God supplies the precise measure necessary at the exact moment of need—not an ounce too little, nor a second too late. 
So is the tale of Psalm 31. David, threatened by pursuing foes and appalled by widespread wickedness, amidst trouble and hardship, stakes his trust on God. 
“But I trust in You, O LORD; I say, ‘You are my God.’ My times are in Your hand; rescue me from the hand of my enemies and from my persecutors!… Oh, how abundant is Your goodness, which You have stored up for those who fear You and worked for those who take refuge in You, in the sight of the children of mankind!” 
– 14-15, 19 
God shows up again and again in the cracks, crevices, and catastrophes of life. 
God’s Provision: There’s one more time God was right on time. 
“For while we were still weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly.” 
– Romans 5:16 
Word of the Week: Impeccable. Often used to describe God’s timing, which couldn’t be more perfect … every single time.


Authored by Abby Bennett on November 23, 2023.