Take heed to the Stones
Verse: Luke 19:38-40
Further Scripture Readings:
When Jesus made his triumphal entry into Jerusalem, crowds cheered, “Blessed is the king who comes within the title of the Lord!” (Luke 19:38). The Pharisees ordered Jesus to inform the disciples to be quiet. Jesus replied, “In the event that they preserve quiet, the stones will cry out” (Luke 19:40). Absolutely Jesus meant that the excellent news of his coming was so overwhelming that, if human voices failed, probably the most extraordinary, inanimate objects of the earth must shout his reward.
In the identical method, if we miss God within the large image, he’ll you’ll want to make himself identified within the plain, the small and the close to. The extraordinary stones of our lives are prepared to inform us one thing essential. They reward a God who’s ever-present. They bless the title of a God who cares.
Just like the surprising be aware that picks up our spirits. Or the close by parking house after we’re in a rush with a child and toddler in tow. Or the hug from a good friend that claims, “I perceive.”
In life’s powerful instances, proof of God’s care could seem to evaporate. However his presence in every day moments is there nonetheless—if we’ll simply hearken to the stones.
This devotion is from the NIV Mom’s Devotional Bible by Zondervan. Used with permission.