UCB Word For Today 19th April 2023 – Don’t Give Up on Your Saul

UCB Word For Today 19th April 2023
UCB Word For Today 19th April 2023 Devotional

UCB Word For Today 19th April 2023, Wednesday Daily Devotional Message by United Christian Broadcasters

TOPIC: Don’t Give Up on Your Saul

TODAY’S SCRIPTURE: The Lord told him, “Go to the house of Judas on Straight Street and ask for a man from Tarsus named Saul, for he is praying. Acts 9:11 NIV

Has everyone else written off your Saul? ‘He is too far gone.’ ‘She is too hard…too addicted…too old…too cold.’ Joseph believed one day he would be reunited with the brothers who betrayed him, and it happened. The prophet Hosea’s wife deserted him and became a prostitute. Yet, he kept the door open, and she came home. God believed in Saul. And he believed in Saul through Ananias: ‘Brother Saul, the Lord – Jesus, who appeared to you on the road as you were coming here – has sent me so that you may see again and be filled with the Holy Spirit’ (v. 17 NIV).

Max Lucado writes: ‘My favourite Ananias-type story involves a couple of college roommates. The Ananias of the pair was a tolerant soul. He tolerated his friend’s late-night drunkenness, midnight throw-ups, and all-day sleep-ins. He didn’t complain when his friend disappeared for the weekend or smoked cigarettes in the car. He could have requested a roommate who went to church more or cursed less or cared about something other than impressing girls. But he hung with his personal Saul, seeming to think that something good could happen if the guy could pull his life together. So he kept cleaning up the mess, inviting his roommate to church, and covering his back. I don’t remember a bright light or a loud voice. I’ve never travelled a desert road to Damascus. But I distinctly remember Jesus knocking me off my perch and flipping on the light. It took four semesters, but Steve’s example and Jesus’ message finally got through.’

So, no matter what, don’t give up on your Saul!

DAILY BIBLE READING: Judges 16-18, John 7:28-53

UCB Word For Today 19th April 2023. United Christian Broadcasters is a Christian media charity that exists to offer every person, in every place, every moment of the day, the opportunity to hear, watch or read the Word of God in a relevant and engaging way.

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