By: Jessica Huber
Look closely and you can see little spider webs in this photo. God shines his glory even on the the things that we do not always appreciate, for instance that many spiders in one place! I’m not a person that usually appreciates the creepy crawlers of the earth, but I am thankful for God showing me this gift. It is not just a field with spiders waiting to grub on little bugs. No, this message is so much greater than that, in fact there is one similar to it in Matthew 6:25-34
25“For this reason I say to you, do not be worried about your life, as to what you will eat or what you will drink; nor for your body, as to what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? 26“Look at the birds of the air, that they do not sow, nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not worth much more than they? 27“And who of you by being worried can add a single hour to his life? 28“And why are you worried about clothing? Observe how the lilies of the field grow; they do not toil nor do they spin, 29yet I say to you that not even Solomon in all his glory clothed himself like one of these. 30“But if God so clothes the grass of the field, which is alive today and tomorrow is thrown into the furnace, will He not much more clothe you? You of little faith! 31“Do not worry then, saying, ‘What will we eat?’ or ‘What will we drink?’ or ‘What will we wear for clothing?’ 32“For the Gentiles eagerly seek all these things; for your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things. 33“But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
34“So do not worry about tomorrow; for tomorrow will care for itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.
When we walk with the Lord Our eyes see with a new light. What can a field of spiderwebs tell us about our God?
Just looking upon all of the intricacy that is woven into His Beautiful Plan. Everything serves a purpose, it’s also a reminder of His Provisions. We can be grateful that we have a God who Provides for our needs in such detail. Yes even spiders, let them praise the Lord!
Praise the Lord!
Praise the Lord from the heavens;
Praise Him in the heights!
2 Praise Him, all His angels;
Praise Him, all His hosts!
3 Praise Him, sun and moon;
Praise Him, all stars of light!
4 Praise Him,highest heavens,
And the waters that are above the heavens!
5 Let them praise the name of the Lord,
For He commanded and they were created.
6 He has also established them forever and ever;
He has made a decree which will not pass away.
7 Praise the Lord from the earth,
Sea monsters and all deeps;
8 Fire and hail, snow and clouds;
Stormy wind, fulfilling His word;
9 Mountains and all hills;
Fruit trees and all cedars;
10 Beasts and all cattle;
Creeping things and winged fowl;
11 Kings of the earth and all peoples;
Princes and all judges of the earth;
12 Both young men and virgins;
Old men and children.
13 Let them praise the name of the Lord,
For His name alone is exalted;
His glory is above earth and heaven.
14 And He has lifted up a horn for His people,
Praise for all His godly ones;
Even for the sons of Israel, a people near to Him.
It’s not always easy to appreciate the ugly moments in our life, but through faith we can rejoice and have hope within these times.
1 Peter 1:6-9
6 In this you greatly rejoice, even though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been distressed by various trials, 7 so that the proof of your faith, being more precious than gold which is perishable, even though tested by fire, may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ; 8 and though you have not seen Him, you love Him, and though you do not see Him now, but believe in Him, you greatly rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of glory, 9 obtaining as the outcome of your faith the salvation of your souls.
Christ is The Glory and He is enough! Put your Trust In Him!
Maybe you are feeling anxious today, feeling lost or just stuck in funk. If you are dealing with something big and having a hard time looking past your situation, start small. Appreciate the little things. Look at all of the blessings around you, as you start to scan this life in a new light, Praise the Lord!
He is So good! If he can equip a spider to spin a web, not just something to catch food in, but an actual masterpiece, then he can take care of you. If he can provide the grass for it to attach to and and then send food and water in its direction, He can do so much more for you. Seek fist The Kingdom! Look for his hand in everything around you. He will illuminate and reveal it, just as he did with this field of webs.
I pray that God will cast His Love over your entire situation today. May your eyes catch the beauty that is all around you. As you scan, I pray that you will gain hope and strength. May you look forward to the precious details that he holds for your life.
In JESUS Name I Pray