Shepherd Daily Devotional


“It’s time to do what God wants you to do.”

Written By Benjamin Dankaka

It’s time to do what God wants you to do.

As Terah ended his journey in Haran, living in that country became normal for Abraham and his family. For Abraham, it was a case of following a tradition that had already been created by his father. He might have resolved to stay in Haran, lead the family that his father had left, build his business and possibly adopt the culture of Haran. Clearly, Abraham didn’t have his own vision. Whatever it was that he had planned to do wasn’t really different from what his father had done. But just as Abraham was settling down, God showed up.

God said to Abraham, “Leave your country, your people and your father’s household and go to the land I will show you”. So Abraham left. We don’t know how long it took Abraham before he obeyed God’s instructions. The Bible didn’t say. But we know that when Abraham got that message, he obeyed. Possibly like Abraham, you’ve had an encounter with God but then have been in your comfort zone for too long. You’ve been sitting in that room, thinking you can’t go beyond the limits that others have set for you. It’s time to do what God wants you to do. Move!

Prayer: Lord Jesus, give me the courage to do what you want me to do. Amen.


Unless otherwise stated all scripture quotations are from the Holy Bible, New International Version.

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