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Is Your Income Worth the Price You Pay?

Linda earned her family’s primary income—but her government job was causing a moral conflict and the stress was ruining her health. Find out the amazing thing God told her do—and what else He had planned for her family. He has an answer ... Read Transcript


Reporter: LINDA JESSE

WAS EXCITED TO GET A

PROMOTION AT HER GOVERNMENT

JOB, UNTIL SHE DISCOVERED

SOME OF HER NEW

RESPONSIBILITIES CONFLICTED

WITH HER CHRISTIAN FAITH.

I COULDN'T DO IT.

AND I DIDN'T KNOW HOW TO

BALANCE THAT DECISION-MAKING

BETWEEN WHAT I KNEW WAS

MORALLY RIGHT AND BEING AN

HONORABLE EMPLOYEE, BEING

RIGHT BY WHAT I WAS HIRED TO

DO.

THE MORAL CONFLICT BECAME SO

INTENSE THAT IT STARTED

TAKING ITS PHYSICAL TOLL ON

ME, ON MY HEALTH.

I STARTED NOTICING I WAS

HAVING INCREASED BACK PAIN

AND LEG PAIN AND NECK PAIN.

Reporter: LINDA AND HER

HUSBAND, DAN, KNEW THE FIRST

STEP WAS TO PRAY.

MY JOB WAS THE CORE

CENTER OF OUR INCOME.

IT WAS THE ONE CONSISTENT

THING THAT WE HAD, BEING IN

GOVERNMENT.

AND I NEED TOD NEEDED TO

HAVE THIS CONVERSATION WITH

GOD BECAUSE I KNEW HE DID

NOT CREATE ME TO LIVE LIKE

THIS.

I HEARD THE LORD IMMEDIATELY

TELL ME, LEAVE YOUR JOB.

YOU HAVE MY BLESSING.

LEAVE YOUR JOB.

SHE TOLD ME SHE WAS

QUITTING HER JOB.

AND I SAID, OKAY.

IF THAT'S WHAT YOU NEED TO

DO, DO IT.

AND THE STRESS WAS GONE FROM

HER.

Reporter: THE COUPLE

KNEW THEIR FINANCES WOULD BE

TIGHTER THAN EVER, BUT THEY

HAD A PLAN.

THEY STARTED GIVING

CONSISTENTLY TO THEIR CHURCH

AND TO CBN.

WE GAVE A SET AMOUNT.

WE GAVE $100 A MONTH.

WE KNEW NO MATTER WHAT, WE

COULD DO THAT.

THE KINGDOM IS ALL THAT

MATTERS.

AND THAT'S WHAT HE SHARED

WITH ME.

IT DOESN'T MATTER IF IT'S A

WOMAN AND AFRICA, A MAN IN

ASIA.

THESE ARE YOUR BROTHERS AND

SISTERS.

AND GOD BROUGHT IT IN AND

HONED IT IN AND SAID, THIS

IS WHAT MATTERS, THE KINGDOM

OF GOD.

Reporter: SIX MONTHS

AFTER LINDA LEFT HER JOB,

SHE GOT A TEMPORARY POSITION

WITH A SMALL COMPANY THAT

CREATES AND MANAGES

WEBSITES.

AND THEN A MONTH LATER...

THEY OFFERED ME A

FULL-TIME, PERMANENT

POSITION, AND THEN THEY

PROMOTED ME TO OPERATIONS

MANAGER.

IT HAS BEEN ONE BLESSING

AFTER ANOTHER.

Reporter: LINDA SAYS

SHE LOVES HER KNEW JOB, AND

THINGS ARE BETTER THAN

EVER.

THEY BOTH AGREE IT IS

BECAUSE THEY WERE OBEDIENT

TO GOD'S WORD.

YOU CAN'T OUTGIVE GOD.

YOU JUST CAN'T.

WHEN I SEE WHAT GOD HAS

GIVEN TO US, WHAT HE HAS

GIVEN TO MY WIFE, WITH HER

HEALTH AND WITH OUR

FINANCES, I COULDN'T GIVE

ENOUGH FOR WHAT HE HAS GIVEN

TO US.

GOD IS OUR SECURITY.

HE IS THE ONLY THING WE

SHOULD BE PU PUTTING OUR

SECURITY IN.

AND WHEN YOU TRUST HIM AND

YOU LET GO, WATCH OUT.

HE IS GOING TO TAKE YOU

PLACES YOU NEVER IMAGINED.

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