Friday, July 29, 2016

God's Plan

July 29

Daily Bible Reading: Acts 28:1 – 15

Verse of the Day: Acts 28:14 – “where we found brethren, and were entreated to tarry with them seven days: and so we came to Rome.”

The Apostle and those with him were washed ashore on the island of Malta in the Mediterranean Sea. After a very short ministry on that island, Paul and the others were able to continue on their journey until, as we read today, they arrived safely in Rome.

One thing I take from these passages is that God may have a plan for us, He may make that plan clear to us, yet the way He accomplishes that plan may not be what we had anticipated.

God had told Paul that he would be able to go to Rome. God provided the means through Paul’s imprisonment and subsequent trials. And now, Paul will be able to reach those in Caesar’s household.

Prayer: Gracious God, I get impatient when I do not see things working out the way that they should. Help me to be open to You to see the methods and means that You will use. 

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