P & F – Day 15. Sunday, April 9. 2017
DAY 15 – What Is God Asking You To Do?
Luke 5:4-7 Jesus said to the disciples, ” put out into deep water and let down the nets for a catch.” Simon replies, ” Master, we have worked hard all night and haven’t caught anything. But because you say so, I will let down the nets.”
The outcome was, that they caught so many ﬁsh, the nets began to break.
The ﬁrst thing that struck me with this passage was that the disciples HAD to move into deeper water. I believe that God is asking the same of us. The shallows are where the small ﬁsh come around your feet. Your feet are on sand that could well be sinking under your weight. It’s time to go deeper, lift your feet and let God take you into that next level of relationship with Him.
The second thought is that the disciples had worked hard, but they were not seeing results. Sometimes we just go through the motions, or we get so caught up with the “DOING” that we don’t take the time to ask God if this is the right thing for us.
The third point is OBEDIENCE. Simon’s response is “because you say so”.
What is God asking of you today? Are you going to argue with him, or respond, “because you say so”?
And ﬁnally with obedience comes BLESSING. The disciples were literally overwhelmed with the abundance of God.
PERSONAL PRAYER: Lord, I want you to lead me into the deeper places with you. Help me to be able to hear your voice and not just do my own thing. Give me an obedient heart to the things you are calling me to. Thank you for the abundant life that you want to pour out on me. Amen
Author: Judi Weaver