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The Lord answered …



1 Samuel 30:8Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)

And David inquired of the Lord, saying, Shall I pursue this troop? Shall I overtake them? The Lord answered him, Pursue, for you shall surely overtake them and without fail recover all.

Picture this while you are down on your knees and in humble prayer and everything seems to tumble around you.  Tears running down your cheeks and you have no other resources available to you.  You are sitting on the floor with your Bible in hand.  You are reminded of something you’re read in 1 Samuel.  You are paging through the Book of 1 Samuel and your eye catches verse 8.  A sudden realisation comes over you, God just answered you.

The feeling of dread and fear departs from you, as you focus and mediate on the words ‘pursue, for you shall surely overtake them and without fail recover all.’  God is so good and faithful to the extent of answered prayer.  We hear His voice through the Word of God, or a friend will be talking and they will lift you up.  Sometimes God speaks to us through our dreams but the most important thing to note is ‘The Lord answered’.


Prayer

Heavenly Father, please Lord God, we always need Your direction in our lives, we need to have answered prayers.  Lord thank You that You work in mysterious ways and always answer us.  In Jesus name, Amen  

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