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A Prayer to Assist You Await God’s ‘Sure’ – Your Day by day Prayer – April 26

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A Prayer to Assist You Await God’s ‘Sure’
By: Maggie Meadows Cooper

“This isn’t the one the Lord has chosen.”1 Samuel 16:8

There have been so many occasions in my life I’ve sought course from the Lord. Selecting a college, discovering my husband, ready on a job, or deciding if I ought to assist with a ministry. And there have been so many occasions He mentioned “this isn’t the one” and closed a door. In reality, I needed to leap forward, decide, and be completed with it! I made just a few decisions that did not finish properly.

However in His grace and mercy, over time, He confirmed me that if I did not wait on His sure…it would not be His BEST.

In 1 Samuel 16, Samuel has been despatched to anoint the subsequent king of Israel. He’s with Jesse, in entrance of seven of his sons. The primary steps ahead, however Samuel says, “This isn’t the one the Lord has chosen.” The following steps ahead however Samuel says, “Neither is that this the one the Lord has chosen.” This occurs with 5 extra sons, and Samuel says, “The Lord has not chosen any of those.”

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Now y’all, I feel by the point we acquired to son 4, I may need tried to speak the Lord into selecting him and be completed with it. However Samuel did not. He persevered and requested, “Are these all of the sons you’ve got?”

They usually weren’t. There. was. one. extra: David.

Now, what if Samuel had stopped? What if he hadn’t been obedient and affected person and devoted sufficient to attend? What if he hadn’t persevered in looking for the Lord’s finest? What if?

However due to his obedient coronary heart, he did. David was introduced in, and the Lord mentioned, “That is the one; anoint him.”

It took eight tries. EIGHT, y’all. And it was price it.

Do not give in to your fears, your disappointments, your worries over tomorrow. God is devoted, y’all. He’ll present. He’ll information you. Search Him. Search him with all of your coronary heart. And relaxation in His arms till you hear, “That is the one.”

His sure is finest, my candy mates.

Pricey Jesus,

Thanks a lot for all the time being devoted. Thanks for ready on me, when typically I feel I’m ready on You. Please forgive me for my impatience and unbelief at occasions, as I watch for Your ‘sure.’ Assist me to consider you’ll do what you say, in your excellent timing. And assist me have an obedient coronary heart that seeks you and your will above all else. Assist me not develop impatient ready to your will. Remind my coronary heart that your will is the perfect plan for my life. Spirit, assist me be like Samuel, obedient, affected person and devoted as I wait to listen to from you.

In Your Mighty Identify,

Amen.


Maggie Meadows Cooper is a spouse, mother, educator, creator, and blogger with a eager for ladies to develop a coronary heart for Jesus and others. She is the creator of the youngsters’s ebook “Bumper” and blogs at The Little Moments about what the Lord is instructing her via her kids and on a regular basis life. She contributes to Blogs by Christian Girls, Devotional Diva, She Disciples, and Connecting Ministries. An educator with an M.Ed. in Early Childhood Schooling from Auburn College (Warfare Eagle!), she has twenty years of expertise working with younger kids. She loves all issues chocolate, actual Coca-Cola, and lives along with her husband, three kids, and two rambunctious canines in Opelika, Alabama.

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