It’s the GOODNESS of GOD! Paul the Apostle, with the revelation of the Holy Spirit, shares these words in his letter to the Romans, Chapter 2, verse 4, “Or do you despise the riches of His goodness, forbearance, and longsuffering, not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance?” Sometimes before we...
Read and meditate upon the scriptures. Think about what information is included, what it means, and how you can apply it to your life. Be sure to journal your thoughts!
Listen to Phil Cappuccio, President of Sound of the Trumpet Ministries for Day 12 teaching devotional.
"I am so grateful for this time of Consecration, it was so timely for me, particularly with what’s going on in my life. I found myself in a place of desert experience, or spiritual dryness… What was happening in my walk with the Lord, I had lost my focus somehow....
I had began to concentrate more on ministry. Also on what has gone on in this nation… of course, I had wanted to pray about it being an intercessor..." —
Think and journal your answers to the following questions to go deeper into today's scripture and meditation.
Why did Isaiah say "woe is me, for I am undone" in Isaiah 6:5?
What change took place in Isaiah? What happened to him?
Why did Isaiah all of sudden become bold and respond to the Lord and say "Here am I! Send Me" in Isaiah 6:8-9?
Have you ever felt too sinful to get close to Jesus? Did you ever feel like God was going to reject you because you weren't holy enough? Think about how Isaiah responded to the Lord's holy presence. Ask the Lord to forgive you and receive His forgiveness so you may stand boldly at the throne of grace. (see Hebrews 4:16)
The Lord is asking whom He shall send! When you received His forgiveness think deeply about desiring to be used of God and record your heart's desire to follow and serve God! Don't hold back. Dream big! Share it with someone you trust and agree in prayer for it!
LIVE IT OUT
The key to growing in the Lord is to not only "hear" God's Word but to apply it to our lives.