Skip to content





Then Jesus, being filled with the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness…—Luke 4: 1
In speaking of Jesus, John said, “He who says he abides in Him ought himself also to walk just as He walked” (1 John 2: 6). The question is, how did Jesus walk? The answer is that He walked in the Spirit. When your life is led by the Spirit, that means God will sometimes interrupt your plans. When that happens—when your day gets taken in another direction, or unexpected company drops by—you ought to stop and say, “Lord, what do You have in mind here?”
**God’s hand is in every disruption and every detour.
Notice that Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by Satan. We sometimes have the mistaken notion that a life led by the Spirit is a life full of roses and no problems. But that is not true. A life led by the Spirit may go in directions you didn’t plan. Will you trust Him even when you don’t understand?
God’s Spirit is with you. He will work all things out for you. As Jesus was filled with the Spirit, led by the Spirit, and empowered by the Spirit, so too we need to be filled, led and empowered. Trust Him with your life—no matter how often He interrupts you, no matter where He chooses to take you.
Father, we offer You our time and our plans. Insert Yourself in our day, Father. Bring those conversations, those situations where You want to bring Your light. May we live each minute to Your glory. In Jesus’ name, amen.
YBIC, Dan Shock CBMC of Tampa Bay
Engage in Kingdom Work: Advance.CBMC.Com<> -Free tools for sharing and growing your faith
Perspective on Kingdom Work: “Thinking Lost” -best teaching I’ve heard on the Great Commission [image1.jpeg]

Search For More Articles

Leave a Comment


An Inescapable Appointment

December 9, 2019

An Inescapable Appointment And as it is appointed for men to die once, but after this the judgment…—Hebrews 9: 27 Even as death is inescapable, so is the judgment of God. When we cease to live in this body and we meet God at our death, our eternal destiny will be determined at that time.…

Read More

Not Written on Stone

December 8, 2019

Not Written on Stone For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, says the Lord: I will put My laws in their mind and write them on their hearts; and I will be their God, and they shall be My people.—Hebrews 8: 10 Because He desired…

Read More

To The Uttermost

December 7, 2019

To the Uttermost Therefore He is also able to save to the uttermost those who come to God through Him, since He always lives to make intercession for them.—Hebrews 7: 25 The phrase “He is able to save to the uttermost” carries some broad ramifications, and tells us much about the length and breadth of…

Read More
Dan Shock

Dan & Sara Shock

"It is our desire to help people come into a personal relationship with the Lord."


Invalid Email
Invalid Number
Please check the captcha to verify you are not a robot.
Show Buttons
Hide Buttons
Scroll To Top