What people in your past seem to consume your thinking? Who do you wish would fail? Who holds anger in your heart today? Do you have trouble letting go of past wrong doings? Do you spend time considering how to defame those who have hurt you?
Daniel (Belteshazzar) amazes me when I see his reaction to the dream of Nebuchadnezzar. If there is anyone who he would hate it would be that pagan king. The major changes he brought into his life were unbelievable. But Daniel spends his entire life serving God in pagan lands under the leadership of ungodly kings.
- Belteshazzar answered, “My lord, if only the dream applied to your enemies and its meaning to your adversaries! Daniel 4:19b (NIV)
We pray that you can let go of past hurts today. Let the Word of God tenderize you hearts today. When you give grace to those who have hurt you, it is a special gift directly from God.
Cathy and Danny Sartin
(1) The Holy Bible: New International Version. Electronic ed. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996, c1984, S. Daniel 4:19b
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