21 Days of Seeking God – Day 13

By on 27/05/2017

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The Right Tool


Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.

Psalm 119:105


I like to fix things.


I relish the process of restoration, making whatever has been damaged whole again.


I can get very focussed and refuse to give up even if problems crop up along the way.


However, the most frustrating things is when I can’t finish the job because I can’t find or don’t have the right tool.


How do you respond when something in your life breaks down and needs to be repaired?


Do problems prompt anger or are you able to respond with a sense of anticipation?


James 1:2-4 shows us how trials can benefit us:

My brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of any kind, consider it nothing but joy, because you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance; and let endurance have its full effect, so that you may be mature and complete, lacking in nothing.


When struggles come our way, we don’t ever lack the right tool for the job. We have the wisdom of the church and one multi-purpose tool – the word of God – which can guide us through every repair job we encounter.


The bible is both lamp and light, which means that it shines brightly into our circumstances as well as illuminates the steps we should take.


If we embrace this powerful tool God has given us, we will experience peace and hope even during the most difficult challenges of life.


As any handyman would say, “having the right tool makes all the difference.”





Thank you for your Word that gives us hope and direction in our lives. May we turn to it in every situation and repair job in our lives that we have!

Father we make this prayer in the name of Jesus through the power of your holy spirit.



4 comments on “21 Days of Seeking God – Day 13

  1. Gods grace, embraces, surrounds and
    dwells in us.
    Seek and we shall find, him.
    Today, I declare your praises Lord, for possibilities opening, and prayers being answered.
    I acknowledge your greatness, in listening and responding to the prayers of my heart.
    I pray that all who
    seek you, will know, feel, and affirm your presence, in the silence of their heart. ????

  2. I pray Lord God that all these trials, issues at work will end because i Know that all those who seek you will have directions in life. I suurrender everything to you. In Jesus name I pray.

  3. Thank you Lord for being with me today. Thank You Lord that I came to Church this morning and was able to open my heart to You and ask You to come to my aid. Thank You Lord that I could go to confession and receive Your forgiveness, grace and consolation before I move house and live several suburbs away. Thank You Lord for being the way, the truth and the life. Thank You for showing me the truth Lord about an incident today. Lord God You know exactly what’s happening in my life now and in the future. Loving Father I trust You with my life, health, marriage, son, finances, new home, new challenges with Church and work. I prayed this morning for more faith and to feel Your Presence more closely through the intercession of Your Son and my Lord Jesus and by the power of the Holy Spirit. I thank You Lord God Almighty in anticipation for my answered prayer and thank You for Your hand being upon me throughout my life. I love You Lord, Amen

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