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God: Providence
God’s activity of providing his creatures with what they need. It is a function of God’s sovereignty.
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Ex 16:11–14

And Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying, “I have heard the grumblings of the Israelites. Speak to them, saying, ‘At twilight you will eat meat, and in the morning you will be full with bread, and you will know that I am Yahweh your God.’ ” And so it was, in the evening, the quail came up …

1 Ki 17:5–6

So he went and did according to the word of Yahweh. He went and stayed in the Wadi Kerith which faces the Jordan. The crows were bringing bread and meat in the morning for him and bread and meat in the evening, and he drank from the wadi.

Ps 145:15–16

The eyes of all look hopefully to you, and you give them their food in due time, opening your hand, and satisfying the desire of every living creature.

Mt 14:15–21

Now when it was evening, the disciples came to him saying, “The place is desolate and the hour is late. Release the crowds so that they can go away into the villages and purchase food for themselves.” But Jesus said to them, “They do not need to go away. You give them something to eat.” …

Ro 8:28

And we know that all things work together for good for those who love God, for those who are called according to his purpose,

1 Ti 6:17

Command those who are rich in this present age not to be proud and not to put their hope in the uncertainty of riches, but in God, who provides us all things richly for enjoyment,

See also
Ge 1:14–2:25; Ge 7:1–24; Ge 8:20–9:17; Ge 12:1–20; Ge 14:18–15:21; Ge 17:1–27; Ge 19:12–29; Ge 20:1–18; Ge 21:8–21; Ge 22:1–19; Ge 24:1–67; Ge 27:1–29; Ge 28:10–22; Ge 29:31–30:24; Ge 31:1–42; Ge 35:1–15; Ge 39:1–23; Ge 41:1–57; Ge 45:1–28; Ge 48:1–49:28; Ge 50:15–21; Ex 5:22–6:13; Ex 11:1–10; Ex 13:17–15:19; Ex 15:22–16:36; Ex 23:20–33; Ex 33:1–6; Ex 34:10–28; Le 25:1–7; Le 25:18–22; Le 26:1–13; Nu 10:1–36; Nu 11:31–35; Nu 20:1–13; Nu 21:10–20; Nu 21:33–35; Nu 22:41–24:14; Nu 33:50–34:15; Dt 1:9–33; Dt 2:1–3:22; Dt 4:1–14; Dt 5:23–33; Dt 6:10–9:29; Dt 11:1–12:32; Dt 19:1–13; Dt 20:1–20; Dt 23:1–8; Dt 25:17–26:15; Dt 28:1–14; Dt 29:1–29; Dt 30:11–31:8; Dt 31:30–32:18; Dt 33:1–29; Jos 1:1–9; Jos 8:1–29; Jos 10:1–15; Jos 10:28–11:23; Jos 13:1–7; Jos 21:43–45; Jos 23:1–24:28; Jdg 1:1–26; Jdg 2:11–23; Jdg 3:7–30; Jdg 4:1–24; Jdg 6:11–27; Jdg 7:1–25; Jdg 10:1–5; Jdg 11:1–33; Jdg 13:1–25; Jdg 20:18–36; Ru 1:6–22; 1 Sa 2:1–11; 1 Sa 6:1–19; 1 Sa 9:1–10:16; 1 Sa 12:1–25; 1 Sa 14:1–23; 1 Sa 17:17–58; 1 Sa 19:1–24; 1 Sa 23:1–24:22; 1 Sa 30:1–31; 2 Sa 5:17–25; 2 Sa 7:1–17; 2 Sa 8:1–14; 2 Sa 14:1–24; 2 Sa 17:5–14; 2 Sa 22:1–51; 2 Sa 23:8–39; 1 Ki 2:1–9; 1 Ki 4:20–5:18; 1 Ki 9:1–9; 1 Ki 11:26–40; 1 Ki 17:1–16; 1 Ki 19:1–10; 2 Ki 5:1–19; 2 Ki 7:3–8:6; 2 Ki 13:1–9; 2 Ki 18:1–16; 2 Ki 19:20–34; 1 Ch 5:11–22; 1 Ch 11:10–21; 1 Ch 14:8–17; 1 Ch 16:7–36; 1 Ch 17:1–18:13; 1 Ch 22:1–19; 1 Ch 29:10–25; 2 Ch 1:1–12; 2 Ch 6:12–42; 2 Ch 7:12–22; 2 Ch 10:1–11:4; 2 Ch 13:1–15:19; 2 Ch 16:7–10; 2 Ch 18:1–19:3; 2 Ch 20:1–30; 2 Ch 24:15–27; 2 Ch 26:1–15; 2 Ch 27:1–9; 2 Ch 30:1–31:21; 2 Ch 32:20–23; 2 Ch 32:27–31; 2 Ch 33:10–17; 2 Ch 36:22–23; Ezr 1:1–11; Ezr 5:1–6:12; Ezr 6:19–7:10; Ezr 8:15–23; Ezr 8:31–36; Ne 2:1–20; Ne 4:1–23; Ne 6:15–7:3; Ne 9:1–38; Es 4:1–5:8; Es 7:1–10; Es 9:1–17; Job 1:6–2:10; Job 11:1–20; Job 13:20–14:22; Job 22:1–30; Job 24:1–25; Job 31:1–40; Job 33:1–33; Job 36:1–37:24; Job 38:25–40:2; Job 42:1–17; Ps 3:1–8; Ps 5:1–12; Ps 9:1–20; Ps 12:1–8; Ps 16:1–11; Ps 17:1–15; Ps 18:1–50; Ps 21:1–13; Ps 23:1–6; Ps 27:1–14; Ps 34:1–22; Ps 36:1–12; Ps 37:1–40; Ps 44:1–26; Ps 46:1–11; Ps 56:1–13; Ps 61:1–8; Ps 62:1–12; Ps 63:1–11; Ps 65:1–13; Ps 66:1–20; Ps 67:1–7; Ps 68:1–35; Ps 71:1–24; Ps 72:1–20; Ps 73:1–28; Ps 75:1–10; Ps 78:1–55; Ps 81:1–16; Ps 85:1–13; Ps 87:1–7; Ps 91:1–16; Ps 97:1–12; Ps 100:1–5; Ps 103:1–105:45; Ps 106:24–107:43; Ps 108:1–13; Ps 111:1–10; Ps 113:1–116:19; Ps 118:1–29; Ps 119:113–120; Ps 121:1–8; Ps 127:1–5; Ps 128:1–6; Ps 132:1–18; Ps 135:1–136:26; Ps 138:1–8; Ps 139:1–24; Ps 140:1–13; Ps 144:1–15; Ps 145:1–147:20; Pr 2:1–22; Pr 4:1–27; Pr 10:3; Pr 10:22; Pr 10:29; Pr 13:25; Pr 14:11; Pr 16:7; Pr 16:9; Pr 18:10; Pr 19:14; Pr 21:31; Pr 28:10; Pr 28:20; Pr 29:13; Pr 29:25; Pr 30:1–9; Ec 2:12–26; Ec 3:9–15; Ec 5:8–8:1; Ec 8:10–9:12; Is 25:1–26:19; Is 27:2–13; Is 30:18–26; Is 31:4–9; Is 33:10–16; Is 37:1–7; Is 37:21–35; Is 40:1–41:20; Is 42:1–9; Is 43:1–21; Is 45:1–13; Is 46:1–13; Is 48:12–22; Is 51:1–16; Is 54:1–55:13; Is 62:1–12; Is 63:7–14; Is 65:1–25; Je 5:1–31; Je 10:1–16; Je 12:1–4; Je 14:19–22; Je 27:1–22; Je 30:1–24; Je 31:31–40; Je 33:1–26; Je 36:20–26; Je 38:1–13; Je 39:11–18; Je 50:1–20; Je 51:12–33; La 3:43–66; Eze 16:15–30; Eze 17:22–24; Eze 20:33–44; Eze 21:1–27; Eze 28:25–26; Eze 29:17–21; Eze 34:11–31; Eze 36:1–38; Eze 47:13–23; Da 1:1–21; Da 4:34–37; Da 5:13–29; Da 6:18–23; Da 12:1–13; Ho 2:2–23; Ho 11:1–11; Joe 2:18–32; Am 4:6–13; Am 9:11–15; Jon 4:1–11; Mic 4:6–5:1; Na 1:2–15; Hab 1:5–2:1; Hag 2:1–9; Hag 2:15–19; Zec 2:1–5; Zec 3:6–10; Zec 8:1–23; Zec 9:11–10:12; Zec 12:1–9; Mal 3:8–12; Mt 2:1–15; Mt 2:19–23; Mt 4:1–4; Mt 5:43–48; Mt 6:5–34; Mt 7:7–11; Mt 10:5–33; Mt 14:13–21; Mt 15:32–39; Mt 16:5–12; Mt 25:14–30; Mk 6:32–44; Mk 8:1–10; Mk 8:14–21; Lk 1:39–56; Lk 2:1–7; Lk 6:20–38; Lk 9:1–17; Lk 10:1–16; Lk 11:1–4; Lk 11:11–13; Lk 12:1–12; Lk 12:22–34; Lk 19:11–27; Lk 21:8–19; Lk 22:35–38; Jn 3:22–36; Jn 6:1–14; Jn 6:22–40; Jn 10:22–42; Jn 15:12–17; Ac 2:14–39; Ac 3:11–26; Ac 4:23–31; Ac 7:9–36; Ac 12:5–19; Ac 14:8–18; Ac 17:22–34; Ac 26:19–23; Ac 27:13–38; Ro 2:1–16; Ro 8:18–30; Ro 9:14–29; Ro 10:1–13; Ro 11:11–36; 1 Co 2:6–16; 1 Co 4:14–21; 1 Co 12:12–31; 1 Co 16:5–12; 2 Co 9:6–15; Eph 1:3–14; Eph 2:1–10; Php 1:12–18; Php 4:10–20; 1 Ti 6:11–19; Heb 11:30–40; Jas 1:2–8; Jas 1:12–18; Jas 4:13–17; 1 Pe 1:3–12; 2 Pe 1:1–4; 1 Jn 5:18–21; Jud 24–25; Re 3:7–13; Re 7:9–17; Re 12:1–6; Re 12:13–18;
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