Activate - December 25, 2014


Read: Ezra 5

Key Verse: “But the eye of their God was watching over the elders of the Jews, and they were not stopped until a report could go to Darius and his written reply be received.” - Ezra 5:5

Have there been moments in the last month when you clearly sensed God’s grace and favor was covering your life and work? How exciting is it when you experience God’s favor and give Him glory for what He has done? The Persian governor granted the Israelites permission to continue the work of rebuilding the temple, while the entire matter was being processed and evaluated by the Persian officials. Have you ever seen a major decision or negative direction reversed? God’s hand can turn around any bleak forecast.

Our responsibility is to stay aligned with the Holy Spirit. When you are doing what God wants you to do, He will often intercede through protection and provision. Is there work that God wants you to resume? Know that God’s eye is on you in the best way. Stay true to the causes that He has placed on your heart. The test is creating the testimony. One decision of favor from King Jesus can overcome years of obstacles and delays. Keep praising God with confidence!

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