THE LIVING WATER DAILY DEVOTIONAL GUIDE Tuesday, June 22, 2021. 

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1 month 6 days ago #12426 by FemiClef
  TOPIC: THE LEAST THAT RULE THE BEST Read 1 Corinthians 1:26-3126 For you see your calling, brethren, that not many wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called.27 But God has chosen the foolish things of the world to put to shame the wise, and God has chosen the weak things of the world to put to shame the things which are mighty;28 and the base things of the world and the things which are despised God has chosen, and the things which are not, to bring to nothing the things that are,29 that no flesh should glory in His presence. 30 But of Him you are in Christ Jesus, who became for us wisdom from God—and righteousness and sanctification and redemption—31 that, as it is written, “He who glories, let him glory in the LORD.”  MEMORISE:So he said to Him, O my Lord, how can I save Israel? Indeed my clan is the weakest in Manasseh, and I am the least in my father's house' (Judges 6:15) EXPOSITIONThe least that rule the best is ironical. It is illogical to human understanding. The least are not expected to rule the best. Like a saying - "one with God is a majority". The least in God's hand is better than any best. It is explicitly written in the scriptures that "but LORD, Gideon replied, how can I rescue Israel? My clan is the weakest in the whole tribe of Manasseh, and I am the least in my entire family"For your least to rule the best, you need the backing and support of God. The Lord said to Gideon, I will be with you and you will destroy the Midianites as if you are fighting against one man. God made him a "superman". He can do same with you. Position yourself for it. What a great boost, encouragement and confidence to a jittering man. God guaranteed and gave him strength for the battle. When God is in the picture, weakness and limitations become irrelevant. They are not factors to be considered but God. Try and see beyond yourself but God in the situation (Judges 6:15,16).Some people are termed the best because of certain circumstances while others are seen to be less important due to the same reason. Circumstances do not define your person, but your responses and ability (on God) to excel during such period defines your personality. Over the years, many who are termed the less important have proved to be the best.Saul's lineage was the least in Israel, yet God chose him above others. Jephthah, a bastard, later became the family head. It gladdens to know that your generation awaits your manifestation. You have the potential to rule your generation. Let God into your life and experience His limitlessness. PRAYER POINTS1. Father, please turn my weaknesses into strengths, so that I will influence my generation positively.2. Let Your favour come upon me O Lord, so that I will be relevant in every of my endeavour on earth.3. God, rid off everyone in the position of authority in our nation that refuses to fulfill Your purpose in the position they occupy. EXTRA READING FOR TODAY:1 Chr. 23:3 - 25:2; Acts 1:6 - 2:1 Author: CAC WORLDWIDERemain blessed!

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