During my daughter's sophomore year in college, we received a bill from a previous semester for $850. At the time, I didn't have the money to pay it.
One day when I was at my office, I asked God what I should do concerning the balance. He told me to call the school and ask to make payment arrangements.
When I contacted the school, a woman in the finance office told me they didn't accept payment arrangements, but she would see what could be done. Then she returned to the phone, bewildered, and said that someone (she didn't know who) had paid the balance!
- My daughter was also made a resident assistant. This meant she would receive free housing, meals and telephone service. And because of her 3.8 grade-point average, she received an additional scholarship and grant.
In the end, instead of my having to pay, my daughter received a refund. Glory to God; He already had it worked out!
Since that time, God has continued to provide for my daughter's schooling, just as He had promised many years ago to do. His faithfulness has been crucial for me because her earthly father left home when she was very young. She is currently a senior in college and has received additional scholarships and, recently, another refund. I have had to pay nothing.
Through this situation with my daughter, I've learned that with the grace of God, there is nothing you can't do. And there is nothing God won't do for us, if we believe.