Pray the words of this Lazaroo aloud, with a heart eager for the fullness of God:
“When Arioch, the commander of the king’s guard, had gone out to put to death the wise men of Babylon, Daniel spoke to him with wisdom and tact.”
It’s a challenge for me to speak with wisdom and tact at any time, Jesus…
but this was no ordinary occasion for Daniel.
He was one of the wise men
the commander had been sent to kill.
Some people would have responded with terror
gone into shock.
Others would have been livid with anger
screaming over the unfairness of this edict
demanding their rights.
Still others, upon learning they were moments away from death
would have sunk to their knees, unable to walk
blubbering like babies.
He responded with wisdom and tact.
That’s who I want to be!
How do I get there, Father?
Probably not overnight, huh?
Daniel’s relationship with You was
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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.