Is there any truth to that?
Have you ever heard the phrase, "God helps those who help themselves"? Have you wondered if it's an actual Bible verse? I actually heard this phrase a lot growing up in the 1960s. I wasn't raised in a Christian home; I actually wasn't even allowed to go to church with any of my friends. Yet, this phrase was a very popular one in my house. So, even though I wasn't raised in a Christian home, I grew up thinking God helps those who help themselves.
Later in my life, even after I became a Christian, this phrase stuck with me for a long time. I thought, if God helps those who help themselves, then I must be independent and do things on my own. I was a very independent child who had become a very independent adult. So, even though I was a devoted Christian and read my Bible daily, I was not allowing God to help me; I was trying to do life all by myself. And trust me, life can be a very hard thing to do all on your own, by yourself. But then, you probably alread