Saturday, October 23
Sometimes We Miss It
Judges 13:13-25 And the angel of the LORD said to Manoah, "Of all that I said to the woman let her be careful...
think about it.
How does Manoah seek to honor God (13:13-26)? What does the angel of the Lord say about himself (13:17-18)? How do Manoah and his wife react? How do you react when God keeps His promises?
Well today is kind of part two of Mr. and Mrs. Manoah. And what struck me was how Manoah is talking with this "man" about absolutely miraculous things, yet he doesn't realize what's really taking place or who he's conversing with until they are sacrificing and the angel of the Lord goes up with the flame from the altar. When I thought about it, I realized that Manoah kind of reminds me of me sometimes. When is that? Well, when I get so caught up in something that's going on (many times something I'm doing diligently for the Lord) that I overlook how God is providing or working or something He has put right before me.
So what are your thoughts today on what we can do to keep from overlooking God's hand in our circumstances? How can we work on being a little less focused on us and what we're doing and more on God and what He is doing in our lives? Tami W
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