Wednesday, July 01, 2020

Desperately Seeking God’s “Wisdom and Power” - July 1, 2020

Morning by Morning, July 1 - Desperately Seeking God’s “Wisdom and Power”

Good morning, Lord Jesus. I turn my eyes upon You, as I begin this day seeking to be embraced by my Father, centered in Christ, and filled with the Holy Spirit. ...

At a time of national turmoil, with the leadership seeking guidance and even supernatural direction, the prophet Daniel “went to his home and informed his companions ... and told them to seek mercy from the God of Heaven” (Daniel 2:17-18).

We need Your guidance today, Lord. Our leadership and all of Your people need to hear Your voice to lead us through these times.

As Daniel and his companions prayed, You answered. “The mystery was revealed to Daniel in a vision in the night, and Daniel blessed the God of Heaven” (Daniel 2:19).

“Daniel said:
‘Blessed be the name of God from age to age,
    for wisdom and power are His!
He changes times and seasons,
    deposes kings and sets up kings;
He gives wisdom to the wise
    and knowledge to those who have understanding.
He reveals deep and hidden things;
    He knows what is in the darkness,
    and light dwells with Him.
To you, O God of my ancestors,
    I give thanks and praise,
for You have given me wisdom and power,
    and have now revealed to me what we asked of You,
    for You have revealed to us what the king ordered.” 
(Daniel 2:20-23).

O God of Daniel, God of Heaven -- God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; God of Peter, James, and John; God of our present, our past, and our future; Father, Son, and Holy Spirit -- how we need Your “wisdom and power” today! How we need to understand “the times and seasons” that are in Your hands and in the midst of our days. How we need You to reveal to us the “deep and hidden things” that are only revealed by Your light shining into our darkness, as we seek Your face and listen for Your voice in the humility of prayer and humble acknowledgement of our desperate dependence upon You alone. For apart from You, we can do nothing (John 15:5).

Speak to our leaders. Speak to us all. In humility and faith, we seek Your guidance and supernatural direction. As we humble ourselves in Your sight, You will lift us up (James 4:10). As we seek You as our Father, You will lead us as Your sons and daughters by Your Holy Spirit (Romans 8:14). Your sheep will hear Your voice (John 10:4). And with the faith of Daniel, we believe You will answer, You will lead, and You will provide all the “wisdom and power” we need to survive and even thrive through these days if we humble ourselves to seek You and obey You (2 Chronicles 7:14). In Jesus’ name I pray. Amen.

Be encouraged today! In the Love of Jesus, Tommy Hays
My friend, may you be filled with God's wisdom and power, as you seek Him and hear Him and obey Him in humility and faith, in Jesus name. Please pray the same for me, for our leaders, and for our world. God bless you, my friend!

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