Streams in the Wasteland

Connecting Points

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Today’s Topic:  Streams in the Wasteland

Today’s Text:  Isaiah 43:18-19  “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the desert and streams in the wasteland.”

I am filled with rejoicing this morning. Last night I had the marvelous privilege under the direction of the Holy Spirit to meet with two people. One has known Jesus as Savior since childhood. The other thought he could get by on his good works and earn his way into heaven.

After ninety minutes of discussion, all three of us ended up on our knees before the Lord. The saved person realized how far she had drifted from living a life of love for Jesus, and recommitted her life to doing that and resting in His arms for all her needs. The unsaved man humbled himself before the Lord and surrendered his life. He accepted the forgiveness of Jesus and gave Him his life.

I am rejoicing this morning. The Lord has brought streams in the wasteland.

Pray for these two. They have a long and hard road ahead of them as they seek to trust the Lord and give up their self-produced comfort zones. But greater is He that is in them than he that is in the world. Thanks be to God who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

Pastor John