DCLM Daily Manna 19th August 2022 Devotional for Friday
TOPIC: God’s Invincible Army
TEXT: Psalm 68:7-11
7. O God, when thou wentest forth before thy people, when thou didst march through the wilderness;
8. The earth shook, the heavens also dropped at the presence of God; even Sinai itself was moved at the presence of God, the God of Israel.
9. Thou, O God, didst send a plentiful rain, whereby thou didst confirm thine inheritance, when it was weary.
10. Thy congregation hath dwelt therein; thou, O God, hast prepared of thy goodness for the poor.
11. The Lord gave the word; great was the company of those that published it.
“O God, when thou wentest forth before thy people, when thou didst march through the wilderness; Selah: The earth shook, the heavens also dropped at the presence of God: even Sinai itself was moved at the presence of God, the God of Israel.” – (Psalm 68:7,8).
DCLM Daily Manna 19th August 2022 Devotional MESSAGE
“Merrill’s Marauders” was a long range penetration special operations jungle warfare unit of 2,750 men of the United States Army under the command of Brigadier General Frank D. Merrill (1903-1955). Their assignment was to operate behind enemy lines. In April 1944, a spectacular forced march over rugged terrain was successfully accomplished over a 20-day period by Merrill’s Marauders to capture a former British airfield held by the Japanese in northern Burma.
Their attack caught the Japanese completely by surprise as the airfield was captured with a slight resistance that lasted only 50 minutes. While that exploit may appear phenomenal, God has a bigger surprise from men and women anointed by God for end-time battle for souls.
The psalmist praised God for helping the children of Israel through the wilderness journey. When God brought them out of their chains, He did not leave them in the dry land, but went before them in a march through the wilderness.
God also manifested His glorious presence with them at Mount Sinai and provided for them both in the wilderness and in Canaan. He noted further that God gave them victory over their enemies. He was their Commander in Chief who gave the Word. He raised up judges for them, gave them commissions and instructions, and assured them of success.
As believers, we must see God as our Guide and Commander in Chief. Just as Israel of old had prophets who made God’s mind known, we have the Scriptures to guide and lead us in the perfect will of God. As the enemies of God were defeated, so will He give us victory as we follow His leading.
THOUGHT FOR THE DAY:
When Christ leads, victory is assured.
THE BIBLE IN ONE YEAR:
Job 39 – 42
DCLM Daily Manna 19th August 2022 Devotional | Deeper Life Devotional Guide was written by Pastor W. F. Kumuyi; is the founder and General Superintendent of the Deeper Life Bible Church situated at KM 42 on the busy Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Nigeria. DCLM Daily Manna 19th August 2022 Devotional