Sunday, January 31, 2010


Signs

I'm hosting a guest writer today who I have been following. With her permission, this is a post that Denise wrote over at Free To Be Me. She's a lady that loves God.

This particular one is about God's provision of signs for His people. We are not talking about signs that replace prayer, reading His word, etc. We are not talking about signs that replace communion with God on a daily basis. Rather as we commune, we are to be aware of Him everywhere as we keep our minds and hearts directed toward Him at all times.


Looking For A Sign

God works through signs, visible demonstrations that He is present. Some signs are small, barely noticeable. Some are large, almost overwhelming. All are amazing wonders of His love and care. He guides each one of us each day, but we have to watch to see where He is leading.

The Israelites received the signs of a cloud by day, and a pillar of fire by night. Another sign, was that they always had enough food and water. Over and over again, God made it known that He was protecting them, and leading them to the Promised Land. Still, they complained and grumbled that they were going to die in the desert.

When we stop looking for the signs that God shows us every day, we lose our way. We become lost and confused. We wander about aimlessly, without any direction, or purpose. The Lord cannot take us very far, if we are not looking for His divine signs. They are always in front of us, but we have to keep our hearts, minds, and eyes open so we notice them.

11 comments:

  1. What a wonderful post. It really hits home for our family. Thank you.

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  2. This is so true and something we discussed in Sunday School today! We began Beth Moore's study of Daniel. I think that if I could be a 10th of the person Daniel was, I could achieve so much more!

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  3. AMEN..great post!
    Hugs, blessings, and prayers,
    andrea

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  4. Amen!!!
    Lord, Let me be aware of the signs you put right in front of my face!!!
    Great reminder-

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  5. I SO AGREE AND WITH THE HELP OF THE HOLY GHOST, IF WE ARE LISTENING WE CAN SEE CLEARLY AND ALWAYS KNOW THE SIGN AND WHAT TO DO. COME SAY HI :D

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  6. What an awesome post. Thanks for sharing.

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  7. Hope you don't mind. I added a link to your blog on arise 2 write.
    andrea

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