Tag Archives: God’s guidance

Fit For a Spy Novel!

I have no doubt that Jesus had arranged for one of His followers, who remained nameless, to provide this colt for Him to enter Jerusalem. Jesus sent the disciples to pick up this colt and it’s interesting that He knows that no one has ever ridden on this animal. It’s also interesting to me that Jesus didn’t tell them to contact anyone, perhaps to spare them harm should inquiries be made by the Pharisees or the Sadducees later (?), but to see this colt, untie him and bring him to Jesus. While Jesus told them not to initiate contact, He gave them would would be considered a countersign to let the owner know that the right people were taking this colt. It’s fitting that the beginning of the end of this mission from God should have some old-fashioned spycraft at the start of things. Continue reading

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June 28 – Light or Dark?

Psalm 140; Jeremiah 3:15-18; Ephesians 5:6-20 Perhaps it was the movie “Wall Street” that finally brought things out into the open. All those attitudes and actions that we publicly disavowed but privately engaged in soon began being accepted after that … Continue reading

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March 29 – Follow the Leader

Matthew 24:1-31; Numbers 25-27; Song of Solomon 6:4-8:4 I’ve told my principal that she needs to let me know if she’s being transferred because if she doesn’t have a spot available for me on her new staff, I’m going to … Continue reading

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February 13 – Slowing Down

Hebrews 9:23-10:18; Exodus 9:1-10:29; Proverbs 3 I like things to move fast. I know what I want. I’m smart enough to make it happen and I want to make it happen…NOW! I want things to happen so bad that I … Continue reading

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December 5 – Waiting on the Lord

Ephesians 2; Ezekiel 6-7; Isaiah 40 As we get to the end of the year it’s easy to get tired. Of course, as busy as we are today, it sometimes seems as though we have no time to catch our … Continue reading

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September 10 – Seeking Daily Guidance

John 13:21-38; 2 Chronicles 19; Psalm 78:38-55 Jehoshaphat escaped his foreign excursion with his life, and returned home to a rebuke from God. “Then Jehoshaphat the king of Judah returned safely to his house in Jerusalem. And Jehu the son of … Continue reading

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A Request for Help

I am getting ready to go on a mission trip to Rwanda with my wife and daughter. The money is due in a little over a week. I would like to ask you for two things. 1st – would you pray … Continue reading

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October 20 – Signs

Revelation 20; Isaiah 7-8; Psalm 110 When life gets tough we sometimes become desperate for a word from God. We don’t care what that word is, we just want to know that He exists and will deal with our problem. … Continue reading

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June 10 – God’s Silence

Romans 15:1-13; 1 Samuel 27-28; Psalm 70 One of the most frustrating things for a husband or wife is when they are talking to their spouse and it becomes obvious that the spouse is not listening to anything said. I’m … Continue reading

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May 4 – Meeting Brick Walls

Acts 16:1-15; Judges 2-3; Job 34 Have you ever felt like you were trying to do what God wants and that you were beating your head against a brick wall? As you sought to do what He called you to … Continue reading

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