Scripture Union Daily Guide 2024

Scripture Union Daily Guide 3 February 2024: Understanding Divine Timing

Scripture Union Daily Guide 3 February 2024: Understanding Divine Timing

Scripture Union Daily Guide 3 February 2024: Understanding Divine Timing

SCRIPTURE UNION DAILY GUIDE 3RD FEBRUARY 2024 DEVOTIONAL

Read and Meditate on Today’s Daily Guide Devotional for 3 February  2024. May the Lord bless you as you study!

TODAY’S TOPIC: UNDERSTANDING DIVINE TIMING

Opening Prayer: Open my eyes O Lord that I might behold wondrous things from your word in Jesus name.

SCRIPTURE: JOHN 7:1-13

Question(s) for Reflection
• Q2: Is there any example for me to follow or not to follow?
• Q7: What truth is God revealing to me in this passage?

Scripture Union Daily Guide 3 February 2024 Outline: 

Jesus was avoiding Judea because the Jews hated Him and wanted to kill Him (v.1). What can we learn from Jesus here? Why did the Jews hate Jesus and wanted to kill Him (v.7)? Living to please God in this fallen world is like swimming against the tide. As long as we commit to live a godly life, the world will hate us. Even our own relatives may misunderstand us (see v.5; Psalm 69:8).

The suggestion from Jesus’ brothers in vs.3-4 was a suggestion to use God’s grace to promote one’s ego. How did Jesus respond to their suggestion (vs.6-9)?

Notice how emphatic Jesus was about divine timing (vs.6&8). He knows the will of God for His life and would not allow popular opinion to influence how and when God wants it done. He was aware of a much bigger picture than His brothers understood. He neither rushes presumptuously to the feast ahead of the Father’s timing nor stay back in disobedience when it was the right time for Him to be at the feast (v.10). To fulfil God’s purpose for our lives, we also must learn to follow God’s timing in all we do.

• Any new insight or reinforcement of what you already know?

Closing Prayer
Lord, help me to walk and work with you being conscious of your divine timing for my life.

Prayer for the week
• Pray that God’s judgment will be in the earth, so that people may learn righteousness • Plead with God, that in His wrath, He will remember mercy. • Pray for revival in our Nation.
Offer a prayer of faith in line with Isaiah 62:6 ‐ 7
6 I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, which shall never hold their peace day nor night: ye that make mention of the LORD, keep not silence, 7 And give him no rest, till he establish, and till he make Jerusalem a praise in the earth.

One-Year Bible Reading Plan
Daily Bible Reading Plan: Day 34 – Exodus 13-15

NATIONAL PRAYER BULLETIN FEBRUARY 3, 2024

PRAYER FOCUS
NATIONAL EXCO MEETING CONTINUES
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding.
Proverb 3:5

THANK GOD FOR:
• The strength he has given to members of the Exco as they started their meeting yesterday

PRAY FOR:
• They shall have same spirit as they take crucial decisions.
• The environment be conducive for a fruitful meeting
• Every imagination of the devil be crushed
• The Chairman be endowed with grace to pilot the affairs of the meeting

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