Learning to Sit at His Feet
31 Days of Following Jesus
October 9, 2017
21st Century Peace
Hurry. Busy. Frantic. These words so often describe my life. In the midst of the busyness, I receive this invitation from Psalm 37:7a: “Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for Him.”
I recently saw this quote: “If Jesus were alive today, He’d get more emails than any of us. He’d have people calling His cell all the time. He’d have a zillion requests for interviews, television appearances, and conference gigs…He was busy, but never in a way that made Him frantic” (Kevin DeYoung).
The demands on my time seem overwhelming. But Jesus was never overwhelmed by the demands upon Him, and I am sure that today He would not have been either. He got up early in the morning to connect with his Father in prayer and lived in peace and rest despite His circumstances.
I ask myself, what can I learn from Jesus about unhurried living?
– Marie Dell,
Communications Team Leader
Cru, Office of the President
Lord, help me to be still before You. Help me to intentionally slow down, to intentionally wait for Your guidance, perspective, purpose and peace–no matter the outward circumstances. Amen.
Ask the Lord to send out more labourers in Southern and Eastern Africa–good team players who will serve Him cheerfully and willingly.
Pray for wisdom, favour and understanding in collaborating with other organizations.
Pray for free, fair and peaceful national elections this month in Kenya and also for economic and political stability for Zimbabwe as they prepare for elections next year.
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Join the worldwide prayer chain of Campus Crusade for Christ International as we pray for our 2020 goals:
- 10 million Christ-centered, multiplying disciples
- 5 million new church plants
Join us in asking God to:
- Mold our hearts to be one with His
- Multiply our lives into the lives of others
- Mobilize laborers through our prayer and ministry efforts.