But the next verses say it all to me: “A book of remembrance was written before him for them that feared the Lord, and that thought upon his name.
What I believe it did, though, is help all things, even bankruptcy, work together for good.
My in-laws’ financial situation forced them to move in with us within a couple of years of our marriage.
Having them in my home has been a gift for my family.
I love tender mercy tithing stories: people paying their week’s grocery money only to find it returned to them somehow, or perhaps paying tithing with Christmas money and then receiving anonymous gifts.
I am always moved by those stories, but this is not one of them.