Lazaroo – Tuesday, May 3, 2011

May 03, 2011 I Lazaroo.

 

Seek God’s wisdom and protection as You pray aloud the words of this Lazaroo:

“Then Herod called the Magi secretly and found out from them the exact time the star had appeared. He sent them to Bethlehem and said, ‘Go and make a careful search for the child. As soon as you find him, report to me, so that I too may go and worship him.’”
(Matthew 2:7-8)

You’re teaching me two powerful lessons through this passage, Jesus:

First, You’re showing me how treacherous some people can be –
even those You’ve raised up as leaders.

Herod didn’t want to worship You.
He wanted to kill You.

Secondly, You’re teaching me how foolish and blind we human beings can be.

All Herod saw was a threat to his kingship.
It didn’t occur to Him that the King of kings had just been born.

Protect me from lying, treacherous deceivers, Father!

But give me eyes to see when what looks like a threat

is You.

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1 Kings 14:1-13; Psalms 41:9; Psalms 75:6-7; John 11:45-53; John 12:1-8; Acts 17:2-5; Acts 23:12-24; 1 Timothy 1:18-20; 2 Timothy 4:14-15; Titus 3:10-11

What is Lazaroo?

Take Me Deeper

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.

One response so far.

  1. RM Says:

    Amen .. Praise God though .. even in our naivety .. He takes care of us

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