I pray that you all are doing well today, allowing God to show himself in everything that you are doing. We serve an awesome God, he wants us to do well, He gets excited when we do the things, that he knows we have the ability to do. That’s all we need to know to get to the next step, to walk in to our ordained purpose. When your Father says your doing well, you continue on that path to make him proud.
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1 Samuel Chapter 9
verse 1 – 10
Samuel Anoints Saul
A Benjamite who’s name was Kish had a son by the name of Saul. The bible says that Saul was an exceptional man who had no equals among the Israelite’s. Donkeys that belonged to Kish had gone missing. Kish sends Saul and a servant out to look for the donkeys. After traveling and looking for the donkeys Saul and the servant had not found the any donkeys.
When they reached the district of Zuph, Saul told the servant that it was time to stop before his father starts worrying about them and not the donkeys. The servant tells Saul that there was a man of God in the town who was highly respected and everything that he says comes true. The servant suggest to Saul that they try going to the man of God to see which way to take.
Saul says to the servant if “we go see the man what can we give him as a gift?” The servant offered up a quarter to give to the man of God. Saul agreed and they went to see the man of God.
Praise God! that the servant was ready. When we are standing at a decision to go in the way of God or turn in the other direction. There will be some excuse that will keep us from where God is expecting us to be. Just as the servant was ready with the quarter, God will send someone or something to come and knock that excuse to the ground. Now we have to make the decision to walk forward or turn around.
Saul and the servant met ran into girls on their way to draw water and asked them if the seer (Man of God) was there. The women told them to hurry up and catch him before he goes to the high hill to bless the sacrifice for the town. Saul and the servant caught up with Samuel as he was on his way to high ground.
The bible tells us that the day before Saul came to Samuel God had told Samuel that a man would come to him from Benjamin and he was to anoint the man as leader. the man would be the one who will deliver the Israelite’s from the hands of the Philistines. The Lord told Samuel that he heard the cry of his people.
When Samuel saw Saul God spoke to him and told him that Saul was the man that he had told him about. Saul asks Samuel if he know where the seer was? Samuel tells him that he is the seer and to go up to the high place, that he (Saul) will be eating with Samuel and in the morning he will tell him all that is in his heart. Samuel tells Saul that the donkeys that he lost have already been found. Samuel says to Saul; to whom all desire of Israel turn, if not to you and all your father’s family.
Saul answers Samuel by saying that he is not a Benjamite, from the smallest clan of Israel and his clan is the least of all the tribes of Benjamin. Why would you say something like that to me.
Samuel brought Saul and the servant to the hall and had them sit at the head of the table among the people that were invited. Samuel tells the cook to bring the piece of meat that he told him to put to the side.
The cook placed a leg and what was on it in front of Saul. Samuel tells Saul to eat because it had been set aside for him for the occasion, from the time he invited him.
When they came from the high place Samuel told Saul to get ready, he told Saul to send his servant ahead and he stay behind, he had a message from God for him (Saul).
Praise God! God will send someone to you with a message, some would say confirmation. the path to where you need to be may take a while to get to, by the time you arrive in position the food will be ready.
God sets aside what is meant for you, when you arrive in position and sit at the table, your plate will be placed in front of you to feast. You have to take the journey, you have to go looking for the lost donkeys. It’s in faith that God has prepared something for you, that allows you to take the journey to get to the table.
In this day, take the time to meditate on your journey are you walking toward the table? Are you looking for the lost donkeys? Are you standing on your foundation of faith? Remember what Samuel told Saul his plate had been set aside since he invited him. God has placed your plate to the side, now take the journey toward the table in the High Place.
Now for the most important part. If you are looking to start your journey toward the table. If you are looking for Salvation, a relationship with the Sovereign God. Google; download a free bible app; turn your bible to Romans 10:9 confess with your mouth and believe in your heart that Jesus is Lord and God raised him from the dead then you shall be saved. Study the word of the Lord and find yourself a group of people looking to be pleasing to God, and on a journey toward what has been set aside by God and enjoy a wonderful relationship with the Lord.