Today’s Reading: 2 Kings 1-2
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Key Verse: 2 Kings 1:6a
So they said to him, “A man came up to meet us, and said to us, ‘Go, return to the king who sent you, and say to him, “Thus says the Lord: ‘Is it because there is no God in Israel that you are sending to inquire of Baal-Zebub, the god of Ekron?…'”‘”
PRAYER FOR TODAY:
Lord God, please help me to focus on You and You alone. You hold my future in Your hands. I trust You for daily guidance. Grant me grace to keep my eyes on You, Lord Jesus, and I know that as I refuse to be distracted, I can’t go wrong. Thank You, Jesus! Amen!!!
100 PERSONAL WORDS:
I have a friend named Herman. Herman was a salesman for Litton Industries, a company that, among other products, manufactured a system for aircraft called “Inertial Navigation.” One day he shared this story with me…
“I’ve just sold and installed one of our systems in the corporate jet of the President of Home Oil of Calgary, Alberta. In order to have automatic guidance to your destination, you punch into the onboard computer the co-ordinates of the latitude and longitude of your desired destination. The unit was installed in Toronto and carried the President to Calgary. Herman received a call from Calgary about four hours after departure. The President sounded angry. He said, ‘We got over Calgary air space and then trouble. It landed us one foot to the left of the centre line on the runway.’ Then he burst into laughter.”
What amazing accuracy! The lesson Herman taught me was that if I want guidance, I simply put God’s promises into effect by praying and believing, and then take off. He has promised guidance to His desired destination for my life. This removes the potential for human error. Solomon got it right when he wrote, “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths” (Proverbs 3:5-6).
Yours to help navigate our lives always to the centre line on the runway of life. God’s will is our destination, and we must not be distracted by other considerations,
Such incredible scripture this morning; listened to it and read along in my Bible, twice. Elijah was taken up by God–how amazing!! Elisha kept his focus solely on him, picked up his mantle, and struck and divided the waters in the same way. He carried on with the power and strength afforded him by God. Praying David’s prayer and heeding his message. It is so easy to be consumed with our problems but we too, keep our eyes on You, Jesus, and stay centered on the course to do Your will. May your day be especially blessed, fellow saints in the Lord.
Trust in the Lord with all thine heart, and lean not unto thine own understanding; In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths. Pro 3:5-6 KJV
Famous For (I Believe) Tauren Wells, Jenn Johnson, with lyrics
I prayed David’s prayer today.
Proverbs 3: 5-6 is a great bible verse to remember,
especially in difficult times.
Thank You, Lord Jesus, for never leaving us. Guide us in good ways today, in Jesus’s name, amen
Amen Rob. Father, in Jesus Name, please guide our footsteps and open doors of Your Plan for us. Amen
Pray David’s prayer this morning amen
Let us all be praying for protection in Israel.