Thursday, May 16
Today's reading: Judges 5:1-31
Quite the song today in Judges 5:1-31! I wish we could hear the actual melody and take it in just as it was sung way back when. Unfortunately, that's not possible, but I am thankful we can at least read the words of this song of celebratory observance and remembrance. As I was doing that this morning, Deborah and Barak's praising and public recognition of God for His guidance and goodness stood out to me. I was particularly drawn to verses 10-11 because of how they show us, and in so doing also issue a call for, a public declaration of God and His works. What a wonderful way to let others know you love and follow the Lord.
"Tell of it, you who ride on white donkeys, you who sit on rich carpets and you who walk by the way. To the sound of musicians at the watering places, there they repeat the righteous triumphs of the LORD, the righteous triumphs of his villagers in Israel."
Take a few minutes to think about some "righteous triumphs of the Lord" (God doing what is good and right) that you've either experienced in your life or observed in someone else's. Then, tell someone about it. Telling about our experiences with God (our story) is a great way to share God's love and message of salvation with others. Tami
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