Daniel lived his life for an audience of one – his Lord. He was humble before God. And he recognized that God alone could give him wisdom and insight, and so he submitted his life to him.
We tend to see a generation of Christians who major on minor matters but do not seem to possess the true measure of the gospel in the knowledge of God. We must guard ourselves against solely know ing more about God and never knowing Him.
Prayer changes the way we live, it’s something we need to get committed to.
Sometimes you’re doing all the right things and nothing is happening or worse – the things that are happening all seem to be negative. If you’re on God’s side you’re on the winning side – no matter how unstable things look right now.
So as you start to celebrate advent tomorrow, don’t forget it’s true meaning. As you start to rush around, don’t forget to celebrate ‘Jesus is coming!’
Whatever lions’ den you may find yourself in, now or in the future, sooner or later you must come face to face with your human limitations.