8 Who covers the heavens with clouds, Who provides rain for the earth, Who makes grass to grow on the mountains.
9 He gives to the beast its food, And to the young ravens which cry.
10 He does not delight in the strength of the horse; He does not take pleasure in the legs of a man.
11 The LORD favors those who fear Him, Those who wait for His lovingkindness. (Ps. 147:8-11 NAU)
The scattered showers which have been in our area lately finally made it to our house. We were blessed with half an inch of rain.
No matter what I do, I cannot water my lawn like God does. I cannot give as much, I cannot cover as consistently. I cannot give the quality which He gives. I can never make my lawn as “happy” as he makes it.
Paul told the people of Lystra that the rain was God’s testimony of His kindness toward them.
Rain is used often in the Bible to refer to the blessings, gifts and work of God.
When the rains came last night, Jane quietly uttered three simple words, “Thank you God.”