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I was Caught!!

I was caught, caught alive to be dead. Caught in the very act of adultery and dragged Dragged in to the presence of Jesus Dragged while Jesus was teaching to a crowd I do not know what the lesson was about May be it was about Living Waters I was thirsty I stared at the sand, as my accusers were staring at Jesus Jesus looked up
One shouted, she was caught in the very act of sin Law says we should stone her to death What do you say we should do?
I was tired and looked up at Jesus He silently stooped down  And he wrote On the sand There was silence A much needed silence from the condemning words I sighed and looked down He sighed and looked up
I was trapped and I thought he was trapped too But I didn’t know that he was planning for my release I was ready to be hit by the stones He cleared his throat as if he was ready with a big sermon But he spoke just with eighteen words Let any one of you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her I looked up at Jesus I could see a slight smile I began to think th…

Legal and Successful

God had a plan for Abraham and Sarah. It was a plan that would not only change them but the entire human community for ever. As God seemed to work very slowly, they got impatient. Then, they prepared a plan to fulfill God’s plan. The plan was having a child through Hagar, the slave.
This plan was both legal (in those days) and successful (Hagar gave birth to a son). But still it was not God’s plan for them.

Many a time, we discern God’ will by saying there is nothing wrong with this plan. It’s right to do this. Or we say since this plan is successful, it must be God’s plan.
Though it was legal and successful plan, Abraham and Sarah missed God’s will completely. It is often our ‘legal and successful’ plan that stands in complete opposition of God’s ‘best and perfect’ plan.
What ‘legal and successful’ plan of yours is hindering God’s great plan for you?