Lord, Help Me to Wait for Your Instructions–Numbers 9:8

Today’s Scripture Reading: Numbers 8:1-9:14; Leviticus 1:1-3:17

Today’s Devotion:  Yes, No, Let Me Check

Heavenly Father, Moses’ dependence on You is a great example for all Christ followers.

When some of the Israelites had been ceremonially defiled by touching a dead body they came to Moses asking, “Why should we be prevented from presenting the Lord’s offering at the proper time with the rest of the Israelites?” (Numbers 9:4-7, my paraphrase)

Moses answered, “Wait here until I have received instructions for you from the Lord.” Numbers 9:8

Lord, help us to…

  • Believe that You care about the details of our lives
  • Remember to STOP and ask for instructions
  • Wait for Your instructions
  • Remember that no answer means wait, not do whatever we think is right

Lord, we’re waiting on You.

In Jesus’ Name.  Amen and Amen!


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Tomorrow’s Scripture Reading: Leviticus 4:1-6:30

3 Responses to “Lord, Help Me to Wait for Your Instructions–Numbers 9:8”

  1. Colleen February 16, 2011 at 6:46 pm #

    Oh sister, I needed to hear that today!!!

    • The Journey led by Dianne Guthmuller February 17, 2011 at 2:13 pm #

      Hey girlie! I hope things are much better today! Praying for you!

  2. Pat February 19, 2011 at 6:50 am #

    Remember that no answer means wait, not do whatever we think is right!!! If we could only remember this each and every time!!!
    Wonderful post Dianne,have a wonderful day.
    Father help us please to remember that waiting on you is the best we can do especially when we cannot hear from you.Teach us to wait on you Heavenly Father with the right attitude.Amen

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