Zechariah 9:1-17, Revelation 17:1-18, Psalms 145:1-21, Proverbs 30:32
Today is the 26th day of December. Welcome to the Daily Audio Bible I am Brian. It is an honor to be here with you post-Christmas, right, like day after Christmas and yeah, like wow, a lot of leftovers, maybe some shopping, maybe some friends and family are gonna be here for the rest week, maybe your traveling today, who knows. What I do know is that it is wonderful and an honor and a joy to be here around the Global Campfire where no matter where we have traveled to or no matter where we are going we…we have this place and we come in out of the cold and just center ourselves together around God’s word and allow it to speak into our lives. And, so, that will take us today back into the book of Zechariah. We’re reading from the Good News Translation this week. Today Zechariah chapter 9.
Father…Father, we thank You for that right at the end because…because we are in a season where we react much more than we stop and think and…and perhaps it doesn’t matter what season were in, perhaps that’s our status quo is to react and not stop and think, but especially in this season where things can be volatile we invite Your Holy Spirit. This is wisdom’s words, and this is something that we’re supposed to live into. So, if we have been foolish enough to be arrogant and we may have done that over the last few days and plan evil, well then, we should stop and think. So, we take this moment to acknowledge that and to stop and think. And as we move from this time together we ask Your Holy Spirit to help us to do that to…to go through this day thinking about what we’re going to say, whether or not we’re going to be foolish, whether or not we’re gonna be arrogant, whether we’re craft evil plans of some sort. Help us Holy Spirit to stop and think before we engage in our thoughts, words, and deeds. It’s just that little beat, just that little second that Your Holy Spirit indwells, and we can listen, or we can ignore and go our own way, but we want to stop and think. And, so come Holy Spirit into this day where we may be out shopping, exchanging, fighting for parking places, finding all kinds of situations to be stressful. Help us Father to remember to stop and think. We pray this in the name of Jesus, our Savior. Amen.
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