March 5, 2011

God Interruption

Written by Wisdom Hunters

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today- March 5, 2011

“The word of the LORD came to Jonah son of Amittai: “Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before me.” Jonah 1:1-2

God may be interrupting your plans. He does this from time to time according to His will. You were going in one direction, and He stopped you in your tracks and led you in an about-face. It can be disconcerting and more than a little scary. But, do not be surprised if this happens to you. Your current path may be the opposite of what He intended.

Maybe you got in a hurry and ran ahead without Him or maybe you have been reluctant to move forward and missed Him. Either way, the Holy Spirit has now arrested your attention and is leading you into uncharted waters. Like Phillip, you are an agent of God (Acts 8:29). You may be uncomfortable with the assignment because of the novelty in its nuances. God is moving you out of your comfort zone and into His arena of obedience. If you disobey and stay put, you jeopardize proclaiming Jesus to the fullest.

The consequences of disobedience are not isolated to you alone. They ripple throughout your relationships. Don’t wait for people to be hurt before you say “yes” to heaven’s directive. God interrupts for a reason and for a season. The reason may be to protect you from a convergence of bad decision-making. You don’t know what’s around the corner in your life, but He does. He is watching out for you, so this severe turn in His will may be to protect you from a pattern of bad behavior.

Do not allow pride to keep you from changing your mind. Promptings from the Holy Spirit make pride uncomfortable because it means giving up control and submitting in humility. If you continue to drive forward in pride, you are destined for unnecessary pain (Ecclesiastes 2:23). Take this interruption as a sign from God to slow down, reevaluate, and recalibrate.

Interruptions from the Lord are not to be ignored. He has something better if you are willing to be bold in your obedience. He will prepare you and provide for you as you move in this new direction. Some people will resist, but others will be relieved that you are leading them in a different direction. They felt a hesitation in their heart to move forward but didn’t want their disagreement to be perceived as disloyalty.

So your honesty about the reality of the situation has given them permission to be open about their reservations. This can happen at home or at work. You may have agreed as a team to spend money on a project or a person, but now the funds are not available and wisdom does not spend what it does not have.

God, many times, interrupts your plans through a decrease in cash. His interruptions are intended to get you into environments where you can be blessed. So, see His interruptions as a step up, not a step down. Thank Him that He cared enough to stop you in your tracks and redirect you down a better path. Invite divine diversions. You are wise when you follow the Lord’s interruptions.

Taken from the March 8th reading in the daily devotional book, Seeking Daily the Heart of God.

Additional Resource: Download your free e-book, Wisdom for Dads: Eleven Daddy/Daughter dates in 2011, click here… http://bit.ly/hSDSk8

Additional Resource: Read recent and brief encouraging stories from fellow Wisdom Hunters… click here: http://bit.ly/ggJzWk

Support Wisdom Hunters: Learn how you can help us reach other Wisdom Hunters with your monthly donation… click here: http://wisdomhunters.com/support-wh/


Comments

  1. Bill Finch says:

    Thank you for sharing this today. It is right where I am living in these days. God bless.

  2. Deborah says:

    Thanks for sharing this blog. When I lost my job quite a few years back, I thought it was the end of the world. I have learned that it was not. God has blessed me in so many ways since then. I have learned that he is my provider and he can provide for me any way he sees fit. May God bless you for the work you do!

  3. cbd vape says:

    I am the manager of JustCBD Store label (justcbdstore.com) and I’m presently planning to grow my wholesale side of company. It would be great if someone at targetdomain give me some advice 🙂 I thought that the best way to do this would be to reach out to vape companies and cbd retailers. I was hoping if anyone could suggest a qualified website where I can get USA Vape Shop Database with Vape Shop Contact Details I am already considering creativebeartech.com, theeliquidboutique.co.uk and wowitloveithaveit.com. On the fence which one would be the most ideal solution and would appreciate any support on this. Or would it be easier for me to scrape my own leads? Ideas?

  4. Руководитель должен знать суд принимает новые решения субсидиарная ответственность в рамках реструктуризации

  5. Very good info. Lucky me I came across your website by accident (stumbleupon). I have book marked it for later!

  6. Very good info. Lucky me I ran across your site by chance (stumbleupon). I’ve saved it for later!

  7. Jude Weltch says:

    Hello there! This article could not be written any better! Going through this article reminds me of my previous roommate! He always kept preaching about this. I most certainly will forward this article to him. Fairly certain he’s going to have a great read. Many thanks for sharing!

  8. When I originally left a comment I seem to have clicked the -Notify me when new comments are added- checkbox and from now on whenever a comment is added I get 4 emails with the same comment. There has to be a means you are able to remove me from that service? Appreciate it!

  9. Aw, this was an incredibly good post. Finding the time and actual effort to make a good article… but what can I say… I hesitate a lot and never seem to get nearly anything done.

  10. Trevor Tynes says:

    This is a topic that is near to my heart… Thank you! Where are your contact details though?

  11. SEO Consult says:

    Next time I read a blog, Hopefully it won’t fail me as much as this particular one. After all, Yes, it was my choice to read, however I genuinely thought you would have something interesting to say. All I hear is a bunch of whining about something that you could possibly fix if you were not too busy seeking attention.

  12. You are so interesting! I don’t suppose I have read through anything like this before. So nice to discover somebody with a few genuine thoughts on this issue. Seriously.. many thanks for starting this up. This site is something that is required on the internet, someone with a bit of originality!

  13. You ought to take part in a contest for one of the highest quality blogs online. I’m going to recommend this blog!

  14. Aw, this was an incredibly good post. Taking the time and actual effort to create a superb article… but what can I say… I put things off a lot and don’t seem to get anything done.

  15. Primato says:

    This blog was… how do you say it? Relevant!! Finally I’ve found something which helped me. Cheers!

  16. Hello! I just wish to offer you a huge thumbs up for your excellent info you’ve got here on this post. I will be returning to your web site for more soon.

  17. Turkey Tours says:

    Greetings! Very useful advice within this post! It’s the little changes that will make the biggest changes. Many thanks for sharing!


Comments are closed.

Recent Posts