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Women’s Ministries: Week Seven
Lead Me, Holy Spirit by Stormie Omartian
Next Women’s Ministry Zoom Meeting:
Sunday, December 6, 2020 at 5PM
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Blessings to you during this season of thankfulness! I hope you all had a truly wonderful Thanksgiving. Although I missed gathering with my whole family, ours was small, just the three of us. We were all glad to be home with each other to celebrate and give thanks for God’s blessings. We even learned how to have fun doing a jigsaw puzzle without irritating one another. I’d say that is a major accomplishment! My favorite part was cooking together in the kitchen. Everyone lent a hand to get Thanksgiving dinner on the table. Even during this trying time, there are always things to be thankful for. Especially the little things.
This week, we will have a summary of Led to Be Filled with His Truth and Understanding in Chapter 2. Questions for this week’s reading, Led to Be Filled with His Wisdom and Revelation, Prayer Power and Word Power will follow afterwards.
In last week’s reading, we learned that the Holy Spirit is referred to as the Spirit of truth. He gives us the ability to discern the truth from a lie. The Holy Spirit can also give us understanding about certain matters, a deeper understanding that we would not normally have and we absolutely know without a doubt that it came from God.
We also learned that as we seek God’s truth and understanding, we must be careful who we choose for our counsel. We must be careful that we don’t align ourselves with someone that goes along with what we want to do, but to always pray that the counsel we choose is always aligned with the Holy Spirit.
We cannot afford to make decisions for our lives based on a lie. We must be able to discern a lie from the truth. God has given us the Holy Spirit of truth to do just that. In order for us to receive that gift, we must ask God for the Holy Spirit to help us know in our hearts and see with our eyes what is true and what is not. And then listen and wait for His prompting. We will know. The more we seek God’s face and His counsel, the better we will become at recognizing His voice and knowing what to do in those hard situations when a decision about truth must be made.
Read the next section titled Led to Be Filled with His Wisdom and Revelation in Chapter 2.
Lord, I thank You for Your Holy Spirit of wisdom and revelation living in me. Thank You that Your wisdom gives me common sense and the ability to make wise decisions and choices. Thank You that You store up wisdom for the righteous and You are “a shield to those who walk uprightly” (Proverbs 2:7). Thank You that the fear of You is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of You is understanding (Proverbs 9:10).
I pray for wisdom in all things. Thank You that You give wisdom to those who ask You for it (James 1:5). I pray I will have wisdom that keeps me safe and delivers me from the “way of evel” (Proverbs 2:10-12). Help me to never forsake wisdom so that my “steps will not be hindered” and I will not stumble (Proverbs 4:12). Give me the revelation I need when I need it. Reveal to me the things I need to understand -- the secret things only You know and I need to see.
In Jesus’ name I pray.
God has revealed them to us through His Spirit. For the Spirit searches all things, yes, the deep things of God. --1 Corinthians 2:10
If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him. --James 1:5
I pray for the wisdom of God for us all. May God reveal things to you and send His Holy Spirit as a help to you. May you always pursue Him and His wisdom to help make your way straight. I pray God’s protection and guiding hand upon you.
Love in Christ,
Bristol First Assembly