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Scripture Union Daily Guide 23 March 2023 | Devotional

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Scripture Union Daily Guide 23 March 2023 | Devotional

Do You Know That? Daily Guide Reading is published by Scripture Union Press & Books Ltd, an arm of Scripture Union Nigeria. Daily Guide is a true nondenominational, interdenominational Christian Bible engagement/reading aid – meditate on the Bible without denominational colorations. May the Lord bless you as you study!

Today’s Topic: When God say “Yes”

Opening Prayer: Oh Lord, grant me spiritual insight into the truth of your word as I study it.

Scripture: Esther 6: 1 -14

Question(s) for Reflection
• Q 1: What does the passage teach about God the Father, or God the Son or God the Holy Spirit
• Q 4: Is there any promise for me to believe or hope for?

Outline For Scripture Union Daily Guide 23 March 2023

We must all grow in learning to discern when God is saying or pointing to a “Yes” in our lives. This often becomes more evident when the will, the way and the works of God come together in some circumstance of our lives.

How many normal or abnormal occurrences gives an indication to you that God was at work on behalf of Mordecai? The king’s sleepless night (v.1), the discovery of an unrewarded goodness in the chronicles of the king (v.2), the incidental appearance of wicked Haman in the courts at that time (v.4), even his selfish recommendations of honour (vs.6-9), the timely appearance of the eunuchs (v.14).

What makes you sometimes to think that God is too silent in your life when everything is going wrong? Where does God seem to be silent in your life today, and how does this passage speak directly to you? How should you respond in faith? Someone said, “the fact that there is silence does not mean that there is inactivity in heaven.”

Practice/Word Application
Thought: “Mordecai is of Jewish origin; you cannot stand against him but will surely fall” (v.13).

• Any new insight or reinforcement of what you already know?

Closing Prayer
Father, please help me to discern your will, even when things look dark, and to believe your promise that you will never leave nor forsake me!

NATIONAL PRAYER BULLETIN

PRAYER FOCUS: HE WILL NEVER FORGET TO KEEP YOU
I cried out, “I am slipping” but your unfailing Love, O Lord, Supported me. – Psalm 94: 18-19

THANK GOD FOR:
► Calming words and promises in the Bible that reminds us that our Father is involved in the pains and struggles we are going through.
► The Holy spirit of God who speaks gently to our spirit as long as we remain in Him.

PRAY FOR:
► Daily resting at the feet of the Master, so He will supply ALL our needs as promised.
► Spiritual strength and courage to go on in life knowing that our God goes with us and has promised never to leave nor forsake us.
► Grace to keep putting our confidence in God as we look back at His past faithfulness, love and mercies.
► The prayer team as they travel to Benin tomorrow for the 2023 National Prayer Conference

PRAY AGAINST:
► Failing to rise above all hurtful, fearful and discouraging situations in life knowing that He that keepeth us will neither slumber nor sleep.
► Thinking God has or will forget His promises made to us thereby trying to use human strategies to get solutions.

Offer a prayer of faith in line with Psalms 103:2

One Year Bible Reading Plan
Numbers 35, 36, Acts 15

Scripture Union Daily Guide 23 March 2023 | Devotional

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