God Will Provide
young woman brought her fiance home to meet her
her mother told her father to find out about the young man.
invited the fiance to his study for a talk. "So what are your plans?" the father
asked the young man. "I am a biblical scholar," he replied.
scholar. Hmmm," the father said. "Admirable, but what will you do to provide a
nice house for my daughter to live in?"
"I will study,"
the young man replied, "and God will provide for us."
"And how will
you buy her a beautiful engagement ring, such as she deserves?" asked the
concentrate on my studies," the young man replied, "God will provide for us."
asked the father. "How will you support children?"
sir, God will provide," replied the fiance.
conversation proceeded like this, and each time the father questioned, the young
idealist insisted that God would provide.
Later, the mother asked, "How did it go, Honey?"
father answered, "He has no job and no plans, and he thinks I'm God!"
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