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And I have put my words in thy mouth, and I have covered thee in the shadow of mine hand, that I may plant the heavens, and lay the foundations of the earth, and say unto Zion, Thou art my people. (Isaiah 51:16)

The Lord has put His words in my mouth therefore I shall be his mouthpiece, and because He covers me I shall not be afraid to speak.

April 30, 2009

Open Our Eyes

Our Daily Devotional:

Open Our Eyes

2 Kings 6:17 NIV: And Elisha prayed, "O LORD, open his eyes so he may see." Then the LORD opened the servant´s eyes, and he looked and saw the hills full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha.

I once saw a man talking with a woman, and another man came and stood between the two and began talking to the woman. This infuriated the first man who was now looking at the back of the second man´s head. The worse part was that the second man seemed completely oblivious to his actions-and it was not the first time. It´s easy to take people for granted, or treat them as though they do not exist. We may not even mean to. But for some reason or another, we, in some fashion, turn our backs to them-paying them no attention-seeing only what we want to. Consider how easy it is to disregard the devil. We know how easy it is to pay no heed to those we can see, how much easier those we cannot? Scripture tells us that, "Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour" (1 Pt.5:8). While, with God, we do not need to fear our enemy, we should be ever so careful never to turn our back on him. He is real, and the destruction he brings surrounds us. May God give us eyes to see what we must, and wisdom to act on it.

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2 comments:

valerie lynn said...

Great post and one which makes you sit back and take a good hard look at yourself. Thanks for posting it.

Tamela's Place said...

May we always be vigilant and alert for the devil roams the earth as a lion seeking whom he may devour.. We need to wake up!

I have been missing you, i hopeall is well.. stop by for a visit soon!

God bless you!

Tamela :)

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