Matthew 6:25, 26
Therefore, I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink: or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more important than food, and the body more important than clothes? Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they?
I’ve learned several lessons from being a mother. My youngest daughter has been alive for 5 months and for 5 months I have fed her every time she was hungry. I have never starved her, yet every time she is hungry she starts screaming and panicking and acting as if I’m not going to feed her. It really hurts my feelings that she is so insecure about my ability or my willingness to meet her needs. That’s when it hit me. I do the exact same thing to God; only I’ve been alive for 27 years.
Never in my 27 years has God let me down or not met a need of mine, yet when God doesn’t do something for me at the exact time I want him to do it, or in the way I want Him to do it, I begin to question Him or to think that He is not going to provide for me. How that must hurt Him. Just like I have to make my daughter wait to eat until her bottle is heated so she won’t get a tummy ache, God sometimes makes us wait, because He knows what is best for us. His timing is perfect.