Sunday, December 3, 2017

Daily Devotion: Who Led Thee?

Bible Reading: Deuteronomy 8:7-17

Key Verse: Verse 15 - "Who led thee through that great and terrible wilderness, wherein were fiery serpents, and scorpions, and drought, where there was no water; who brought thee forth water out of the rock of flint;"

Key Words: Who led thee through that great and terrible wilderness

Three times in two verses the Lord asked the question, “Who?” Who led thee (verse 15)? Who brought forth water (verse 15)? Who fed thee (verse 16)? But notice Israel’s response as found in verse 17, “And thou say in thine heart, My power and the might of mine hand hath gotten me this wealth.”

If there’s a way for us to take credit for something, we will.

A farmer took a piece of bad earth and made things flourish thereon. Proud of his accomplishments, he asked his minister to come by and see what he had done. The minister was impressed. “That’s the tallest corn I’ve ever seen. I’ve never seen anything as big as those melons. Praise the Lord!” He went on that way about every crop, praising the Lord for it all. Finally the farmer couldn’t take it anymore. “Reverend,” he said, “I wish you could have seen this place when the Lord was doing it by himself.”

Like I said, if we can take the credit, then we will.

Our motto ought to be Galatians 1:5, “To whom (God) be glory forever and ever. Amen.”

What to do:
✞ Remember we are mere clay in the potter’s hand. John 15:5b, “For without Me, ye can do nothing.”

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