But God Knows
“I, the Son of Man, have come to seek and save those…who are lost” (Luke 19:10)
Shortly after I became a Christian, a friend invited me to a celebration hosted by a man who headed one of the largest oil companies in the world. As I went through the reception line, I knew I was just another nobody to this man. But afterward, the Holy Spirit began to impress upon me to talk to him about his soul. I obediently called his office, and to my surprise, he agreed to meet with me.
When I walked into his office, he was sitting behind a big, mahogany desk in a high-back chair, not a sheet of paper on his desk. “What can I do for you?” he asked.
“Well, sir,” I said, “I asked you for fifteen minutes of your time. I don’t want to impose. I have come to talk to you about your relationship with Jesus Christ.”
Suddenly, he began to cry. As he sobbed, he told me his story. He became a Christian when he was eight years old. But after getting involved in business, he turned away from God. He said, “I have made such a mess out of my life. Some think that I am at the top of the ladder of success, but I feel like a great failure. I have lost my family and everything dear to me.”
Beforehand, I had no way of knowing where this man was spiritually or what he was going through, but God did. As I responded to the Holy Spirit’s leading, God opened the door so that this man’s life could be turned around.
When was the last time you stopped long enough to hear the small still voice of God?
Today, stop – then listen. The God who knows everything can tell you everything you need to know for today.
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