“2. And the Syrians had gone out by companies, and had brought away captive out of
the land of Israel a little maid… 3. And she said unto her mistress, Would God my
lord were with the prophet that is in Samaria! for he would recover him of his
(2 Kings 5: 2-3)
That is the Focal Scripture of Streams of Joy Devotional today.
The little maid in Naaman’s household was a captive of war; she was taken as a
prisoner of war. She was a slave in Naaman’s house; she had no right or privilege;
she had no business making suggestions; she was in subjugation; even if she was
treated well, she was still in confinement and bondage.
Despite her confinement, she made a strategic suggestion on what could be done about
Naaman’s leprosy. She saw what was wrong, and suggested the way out. She was a
slave, but her slavery didn’t stop her from solving a need. Despite her confinement
and captivity, she served a high purpose.
Friend, God says, even in your confinement, serve a divine purpose. Even when you
don’t like where you are, discover and serve a high purpose. Even if your dream job
has not come yet, discover the new twist and new assignment you can take up in your
current job role. Even if your business has not hit the profit level you desire,
discover what you can do to make things better.
In the midst of your unanswered prayers, discover the divine assignment God wants
you to fulfill. Discover and fulfill the assignment in your wilderness while you
wait for your wilderness to become fruitful. Discover what you can do differently as
you wait for the difference you seek.
The place of your confinement can be better if you fulfill the assignment you ought
to fulfill. Ask God to open your eyes to see the divine assignment you need to
fulfill in your confinement.
Pray With Me: Lord, show me the assignment in my confinement, in Jesus’ name!
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Enjoy A Fantastic Friday.