May we, in the hope of a miracle, reject the natural means of receiving help?

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No, we may not. We must rather with gratitude use all the help, which God gives us through natural means. For example, we get our livelihood through work and diligence, our nourishment by preparing food and eating, we protect our health by observing wholesome living habits, and illnesses can be cured by medical means. To reject these natural means and demand that God take care of us through supernatural means, is to tempt God.

1 Tim. 5:23: Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach’s sake and thine often infirmities.

Matt. 4:6-7: (The devil) saith unto him, If Thou be the Son of God, cast Thyself down; for it is written: He shall give His angels charge concerning Thee; and in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone. Jesus said unto him: It is written again: Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.