“So, David went on and became great, and the Lord God of hosts was with him.” (2 Samuel 5:10)
We have entered a new day today. Perhaps, you may be worrying about many things today. You may not have enough money or you may not have peace in your mind. But, the above promise verse says that the Lord God of hosts was with David. So, he became greater and greater as days went on. The God who blessed David shows no partiality (Acts 10:34; Romans 2:11; Galatians 2:6). Whoever you may be or whatever your condition may be, do not worry. But, pray fervently, “Dear Lord, be with me all the days. Though I have many worries and burdens, I do not look at them. I am looking up only to You in my life. You be the help from the heavenly hills (Psalm 121:1) and bless me. Lord, guard me and lead me on the days to come”. Then, you too can become great like David.
A businessman always looked at his money and wealth and went on counting his material possessions. He never looked at God but only depended on his wisdom for the growth of his business. As days went by, he was disappointed to see a slump in his business. He did not know what to do. Because, he was only a nominal Christian, his eyes were closed and he did not know Christ in his heart. So, he did not seek the help of our Lord Jesus as his business went down. One Sunday he went to church and it so happened that the pastor was preaching on the above promise verse. This message touched his heart very much and he realized his miserable condition. He said to himself, “Alas! What a sinner I am! Now, I know that my Lord God is not with me. It is a shame that I did not seek Him even in my bad time!” With a repentant heart, he prayed, “Lord Jesus, from today onwards, I surrender my life to You. Lord, abide in me. Give me Your grace, wisdom and guidance. Bless me, my life and my business”. Our Lord Jesus heard his prayer, had compassion on him and embraced him. Thereafter, he prayed daily before starting his business. Soon, by the grace of God, his business started growing and he opened many more shops.
Yes! You too surrender your life to God. Tell Him, “Lord, unless You bless me, I have no blessings at all in this world.” Then He will surely bless you and make you greater in life (Psalms 40:17). God says to you, “He redeemed us in order that the blessing given to Abraham might come to the Gentiles through Christ Jesus” (Galatians 3:14), so all the blessings of prosperity and peace will come upon you through the sacrifice of Jesus. You will not have to go through suffering any more. God will make you prosper.
Loving heavenly Father!
I place all my trust in You only. Today, You take complete charge of my life. You perfect all my things and bless me. Guide me, guard me and abide in me. Let the blessings of Abraham come upon me and make me prosperous and make me great like David. Let me be above and never below in life.
In the blessed name of my Lord Jesus, I pray,