November 28, 2018 CAC LIVING WATER DAILY DEVOTIONAL GUIDE : TOPIC: JUST A FEW
THE LIVING WATER
DAILY DEVOTIONAL GUIDE
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
TOPIC: JUST A FEW
Read: Judges 7:1-7
MEMORISE: And the LORD said to Gideon, “The people who are with you are too many for Me to give the Midianites into their hands, lest Israel claim glory for itself against Me, saying, ‘My own hand has saved me’’’ (Judges 7:2).
There is no general formula for solution to life’s problems, just as mathematical problems have varying approaches to solving them. God, who put this in man to invent, is a dynamic God. He foresees the future at the tip of His fingers. He knows and searches man’s heart to know his intents. The Israelites’ army led by Gideon were to go in a battle with the Midianites. About 33,000 volunteers were enlisted. “That’s quite encouraging,” you would say.
Surprisingly, God instructed Gideon to announce early departures of those who wished to retreat, and 10,000 men pulled out for fear of the unknown. This shows that these were unready. They did not count the cost! They joined the multitude, without having the battles spirit! Even with 22,000, God was uncomfortable. God’s battles are already won. However, He has graciously chosen that men would represent Him in executing the victory provisionally settled. God needs men and women for the actualization of the end-time revival, yet He scrutinizes them to determine vessels suitable for the final team.
Even when His first choice team fumbles and fails, God possesses, in His arsenal, reliable and better substitutes. With just 300 unarmed men. God put thousands of Midianites in disarray and a very heavy defeat! Were they (the chosen 300) the ones who orchestrated the victory? No! God did. The 300 should be grateful that God used them in His programme. Imagine the divine specification for
Dear devout, will you willingly make yourself, material, wealth and others available to God at these end times? Remember, He needs many, yet He selects just a few, but be sure you are numbered among the few, Holy Spirit helping you.
1. Lord, count me worthy among the few chosen.
2. Lord, help me to represent (stand for) Your purpose and programme even when they don’t seem popular.
3. Pray that God should help our children to stop following the multitude to sin.
EXTRA READING FOR TODAY: Ezekiel 29 -31
Author: CAC WORLDWIDE