Today, on this special day of remembrance, I want to share Joseph Prince's "Grace Inspirations". During the traumatic days immediately following the horrific terrorist attacks, many stories began to surface of miraculous situations where people who SHOULD have been there, just simply were not there. The reasons ranged from simply being late to having other things come up or getting caught in traffic. Some of the stories involved people who felt in their inner man that they should not go! Of course, these stories never did make it into the main stream media. But it is essential that every born again believer KNOW that protection, provision and safety are THEIRS, by Covenant promise! However, just like anything else that we receive from God, it must be by faith! We must know what the Word o God says, then rely on Him daily to confirm His Word in our lives! It is my personal opinion that this is very hard to do unless believers are filled with the Spirit of God! It is supernatural! Here is the selection for today, called "He Gives His Angels Charge Over You":
Psalm 91:11–12 For He shall give His angels charge over you, to keep you in all your ways. In their hands they shall bear you up, lest you dash your foot against a stone.
You are about to step onto the road when something pulls you back just in time to avoid being hit by a speeding car. You are shocked. When you come to your senses, you ask yourself, “Could it be that an angel just saved me from a fatal accident?”
I believe that angels walk with us. The verse tells us that God has given His angels charge over us to keep us in all our ways. This means that they go ahead of you to protect you from the snares of the enemy.
But we may not know it when we encounter an angel. (Hebrews 13:2) This was probably the case with a couple in our church who were holidaying at a beach resort on Penang Island when a tsunami struck at about 12.30pm on 26 December 2004.
It was slightly past 11am when the wife suddenly had a craving for food from the mainland. The couple decided to check out earlier, so that they could reach the mainland in time for lunch. While loading their luggage into their car at the hotel driveway, a man impatiently motioned to them to hurry up and get moving.
Annoyed by his impatience, they quickly loaded their stuff and drove off. The minute they reached the mainland, they heard that a tsunami had struck Penang Island at the same beach where they were just a while ago. While thanking God for their narrow escape, it suddenly dawned on them that the impatient man could have been an angel charged by God to hurry them off!
God tells us that we have an innumerable company of angels. (Hebrews 12:22) And He has given them charge over us to protect us from accidents and other dangers. So don’t live fearful and limit your life. Believe that God loves you and that His angels walk with you and watch over you!
Thought For The Day: Don’t fear what the world fears because God loves you, and His angels walk with you and watch over you!
AMEN! From this moment on, when you remember these things, or when you look forward to plans you have of your own, REMEMBER that HE has already given His angels charge over you (Psalm 91:11-12 above)! Here is Hillsong with "Sinking Deep":
Shalom in Him!