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Exceeding Expectations

Acts 3:6-7
The Peter said, “Silver or gold I do not have, but what I have I give you. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, walk.” Taking him by the right hand, he helped him up, and instantly the man’s feet and ankles became strong.

I like how this goes. God will provide, he does provide, he brings forth provision. However it maybe in a way that we don’t want to be. Here the situation was that the beggar was asking for money. He was asking for something to take care of his needs at that moment. He was asking for his needs to be met the only way he knew it was possible. But God had other plans, He comes through the best way. Instead of being able to fed or be taken care of from money, God answers the heart of the problem. He heals him. And that’s God. Go to the root of the issue and deal with it. He deals with it here and he takes care of the issue. Now the beggar has a new life, a new beginning, and a new start.

We all ask God for things. We all ask God to guide us in …