TEXTUAL FOCUS: “Therefore David inquired of the LORD, saying, Shall I go and smite these Philistines? And the LORD said unto David, Go, and smite the Philistines, and save Keilah” – 1 Samuel 23:2 (KJV)
POINTS OF EMPHASIS
To every there is an hierarchy and a protocol to be observed. It is organizationalparamount to take permission from the boss before going off duty. The approval or disapproval of the boss determines the next action to be taken.
In marital decision, the permission of the marriage boss needs to be sought after. God is the Author of marriage, His consent needs to be sought for before saying “I do”. He knows all the employees in His organization, their strengths and weaknesses and knows how to match them.
King David in our textual focus always inquire from God before going to any battle and he always comes out victorious after obeying God’s leading. No one obeys God and regret afterwards. Seeking His permission and obeying His reply issues a sure way to success in every area of life.
Have you told God about your marital choice? Did He approve of it or you are just going against His approval?
Be that obedient child that will come out victorious after obeying God`s command.
Can I really choose right on my own?
Oh Lord, grant me the spirit of obedience to seek after Your will in Jesus Name.
I will not choose on my own, I surrender to His will.