It was August 1981, and I was looking for a job at the local hospital in the small southwestern town I had just moved to as part of our ministry’s yearlong outreach program. This was a small college town, with only about twelve thousand people residing in it. I had just graduated from college with a degree in medical laboratory technology, and I desired to work part-time at the town’s small community hospital so I could immediately put my college degree to work. I was putting God first in my actions, and I was believing for God to do “exceeding abundantly above” all I could ask or think!
I applied at the hospital and was excited to get an interview. At the interview the supervisor said, “It’s amazing that you’re here right now. We just had an opening in the laboratory! We weren’t sure how we could fill this position in this town.” I was hired and my hours were perfect: mornings, part-time. During my employment there, I was able to hone my skills as a medical laboratory technician. I saw in a tangible form that Matthew 6:33 is true!
But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.