“And Elisha sent a messenger unto him, saying, Go and wash in Jordan seven times,
and thy flesh shall come again to thee, and thou shalt be clean.”
(2 Kings 5: 10)
That is the Focal Scripture of Streams of Joy Devotional today.
When Naaman came to Prophet Elisha, Elisha instructed him to go and wash in Jordan
for seven times. According to Bible History, Jordan was a dirty river. When a river
is dirty and one goes into it, one is likely to come out dirty. So Naaman was meant
to throw himself into a dirty river for seven times.
At his seventh entry into River Jordan, Naaman came out with the skin of a baby. The
dirty water should have made Naaman dirtier, but instead, it became his cleaning
agent. The dirty water should have messed him up, but it made him whole. The water
in Jordan made Naaman clean.
Friend, hear God’s prophetic word: the things that make others dirty will make you
clean. The things that mess people up will make you up; the things that bring others
down will lift you up; the things that break down others will cause you to
The things that cause others pain will bring you joy; the gossip that puts other
people out of circulation will make you more famous; the things that bring others to
tears will bring you into a season of unending laughter.
That ‘dirty water’ is for your next level. The setbacks, misfortunes, conspiracies,
pain, shame, gossip, rejection, disappointment, disgrace, etc are tools in God’s
hands to make you bigger and better. It may seem like bad luck in the eyes of men,
but God is working behind the scenes to bring forth beauty and splendor from the
ashes and dirt in your life.
When Jehovah is involved, dirt becomes a raw material for your next level. When
Jehovah is involved, the things that should work against you will work for your
Pray With Me: Lord, use the dirt around me to clean me up, in Jesus’ name!
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Enjoy A Blessed Monday and A Hugely Rewarding Week.