It seems that a Kingdom Leader goes through many situations that seem to make no sense. You can struggle to understand the reason behind each lesson that the Lord presents into your life. Very often we struggle between our mind, heart and reason.
What goals guide the direction of your life? How much does your ego guide you decisions and aspirations? Is there any possibility that you cannot see the truth about our Lord? Are you fighting the storm that Christ has brought into your life? Do you acknowledge that heaven rules our lives and allows events to open our eyes?
Nebuchadnezzar was an ungodly man. Actually he had many gods but wanted others to worship him as the ultimate object of worship. God revealed to this pagan leader the truth about what would happen in the last days of the earth. His pride puffed him up to be more important than he really was. God decided to humble him with a mental disorder that drove him away from people. He lived among the wild animals and ate grass like a cow. After seven times past he finally opened his eyes and looked up.
Daniel 4:34 (ESV) Nebuchadnezzar Restored
34 At the end of the days I, Nebuchadnezzar, lifted my eyes to heaven, and my reason returned to me, and I blessed the Most High, and praised and honored him who lives forever.
Remember that God is sovereign in history, God does as he pleases. No one can hold back the hand of the Lord. Everything He does is right and all His ways are just.
We live in an unprecedented time in history. Remember that God is on His throne!
Cathy and Danny Sartin
The Holy Bible: English Standard Version. (2016). (Da 4:34). Wheaton, IL: Crossway Bibles.
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Four decade veteran of youth ministry in churches, Youth For Christ and now is the Founder and Executive Director of Deeper Still Missions. Danny and his wife Cathy spend most of their time mentoring missionaries in Africa, Europe, Central America and North America. Future opportunities include South America and the Asia Pacific area.