Quite naturally, us humans are pre-disposed to figuring things out on our own. We’ve grown comfortable with living life by “taking chances.” We have even awarded people for their ability to move solo. But what about when there are greater implications beyond just yourself? Is it worth taking that same risk?
When we study the life of David, we see that he was a communicator. Instead of operating in error on the basis of his own assumptions, he consulted the Lord about his every move. What was the result? Victory after victory. Why then do we struggle to inquire of the Lord in our own lives? What was it about David that made him rely on God the way in which he did?
David understood what many of us don’t. That though he was an individual, as a child of God, his mindset had to reach beyond himself. Therefore, when he sought the Lord, it wasn’t for his own pride or ego. He realized that his seek would help further establish God’s purposes on Earth for HIS people.
So, move yourself out of the equation and simply, inquire of the Lord. Remember, it's bigger than you!
”So David inquired of the Lord, “Shall I go and attack the Philistines? Will you deliver them into my hands?” The Lord answered him, “Go, for I will surely deliver the Philistines into your hands.”“
2 Samuel 5:19 NIV
”You ask [God for something] and do not receive it, because you ask with wrong motives [out of selfishness or with an unrighteous agenda], so that [when you get what you want] you may spend it on your [hedonistic] desires.“
James 4:3 AMP
Song(s) Meditation: I'll do what you want me to do by The Georgia Mass Choir
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Reflection Question(s): We invite you to discuss below.
Would you say you’re more focused on seeking God for yourself or for His Kingdom? If for yourself, how could you grow to expand your mindset to seeking the Kingdom agenda? If for His Kingdom, how has adopting a Kingdom mindset shifted your relationship with Him?