“A biblical scholar. Admirable, but what will you do to provide a nice house for my daughter to live in, as she’s accustomed to?” “I will study,” the young man replies, “...and God will provide for us.”
“And how will you buy her a beautiful engagement ring, such as she deserves?”
“I will concentrate on my studies, God will provide for us.”
“And children? How will you support children?” “Don’t worry, sir, God will provide.”
The conversation proceeds like this, and each time the father questions, the fiancé insists that God will provide. Later, the mother asks, “So? How did it go?” “He has no job and no plans, but the good news is he thinks I’m God.”
The moral of the story: "Pray as if everything depends on God; work as if everything depends on you.
Biblical link: "The Lord will provide" (Gen 22:14).