“See, I have delivered Jericho into your hands.” (Joshua 6:2, NIV)
“It would be interesting to test out God’s battle strategy on some new military commanders today …
They never look like the ones you’d come up with – not in a million years. Love your enemies. Give more than what’s required. Sell all you have. Turn the other cheek. Give up your life to gain the world. Follow the star to see the poor baby who will be the king of creation. Watch an innocent man suffering and dying to save the world.
No, his plans don’t look like yours. Isn’t that a very good thing?
Prayer: Lord God, help me listen to Your plans for me – even when they don’t make sense. Amen.
(taken from Daily Wisdom for Women, 2018 Devotional Collection, 4/16)