Thursday, May 9
Today's reading: Judges 3:7-31
Judges 3 introduces us to the first three men God placed as judges over the nation of Israel--Othniel, Ehud and Shamgar. What's written about each of these men shows us a number of things: they listened to God, moved when He called them to action and trusted Him to go before them. But what's not written is also telling. Did you notice how there's no mention of things like success, popularity, or exceptional mental or physical abilities? That conveys that God is the in the business of using ordinary people. I like that, because it means you and I are capable of doing amazing things for God too.
What's one lesson you learned or noticed from these first three judges? How is God using and working through you (an ordinary person) right now (at work, with your family, in your circle of friends, at church or at school)? Tami
Powered by 4 is all about engaging God's Word and living it out--in community. So if it's encouragement you want or motivation you need, join the discussion on the P4 Blog--a place to weigh in on the daily scripture as well as share thoughts & questions.