Lazaroo – Thursday, November 10, 2011

Nov 10, 2011 I Lazaroo.

 

Pray the words of this Lazaroo aloud, cultivating a healthy fear of God:

“…with an overwhelming flood…he will pursue his foes into darkness.”
(Nahum 1:8)

I know these words have spiritual meaning, Jesus…

but I’m pretty sure You meant for me to visualize them literally –
to help me grasp the significance of what You’re telling me.

I’ve seen floods – but an overwhelming flood?

You must be wanting me to picture a tsunami –
a wall of water racing across the ocean at jet speed
until it reaches land, towering a hundred feet overhead
striking terror in the hearts of all who are in its path.

I wouldn’t want to be in the path of that flood, Jesus.
No way in this world.

But as terrifying as that image is…
the second is somehow worse:

You pursue Your foes “into darkness”

nowhere to run
nowhere to hide.

The last person I want to be is Your foe.

I’m so glad

I’m your friend.

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Exodus 20:20; Psalms 111:10; Proverbs 18:24; Ecclesiastes 4:10; Luke 5:20; Luke 7:34; Luke 12:4-5; John 15:14-15; Acts 9:31; Acts 10:34-35; Romans 3:10-18; 2 Corinthians 5:11; James 2:23; James 4:4; Philippians 2:12-13; 1 Peter 1:17; 1 Peter 2:17; 1 John 4:18

What is Lazaroo?

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Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. NIV®. Copyright© 1973, 1978, 1984 by International Bible Society. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved.

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