What do you have?


2 Kings 4:2 (ESV): 2 And Elisha said to her, “What shall I do for you? Tell me; what have you in the house?” And she said, “Your servant has nothing in the house except a jar of oil.”


2 Kings 4-5 tell story after story of amazing miracles God worked through the prophet Elisha. In this story, the wife of a prophet’s son came to the prophet. Her husband had died with great debts and the creditors were threatening to enslave her sons.

All she had was a jar of oil. But Elisha commanded her to borrow jars from others and begin pouring oil. Soon, every available jar was filled with oil. She then sold the oil to pay off her debts and to live on the rest.


Sometimes we think we have very little to offer God. We think we have very little assets by which to live or to serve. But God can take our little and use it for his glory.


Heavenly Father, thank you for your loving care. I offer what I have to be used of you for your glory. Amen.

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