God gave Maria a task most would have rejected, but she obeyed and has seen great rewards for her faithfulness.
If God asked you to leave your job right now, would you do it?
For many who are their family’s primary breadwinner or barely making ends meet for themselves, this would be an extremely hard question.
Before taking a leap of faith like this, most people would have some serious soul-searching to do in order to make sure that it was genuinely God’s voice they heard.
Either way, it’s a question where some might just respond, “No, I can’t...”
A Frightening Call
Maria had a good job that offered her benefits and paid well. Unlike nearly a fourth of the Philippines’ population, she was comfortably above the poverty level.