You Are The Solution
” Then Daniel returned to his house and explained the matter to his friends Hananiah, Mishael and Azariah. He urged them to plead for mercy from the God of heaven concerning this mystery, so that he and his friends might not be executed with the rest of the wise men of Babylon.”
– Daniel 2:17-18 (NIV)
“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain.” Maya Angelou
Do you believe that you were created for a time such as this? Your situation is more likely a divinely orchestrated plan by Heaven for your promotion than it been a coincidence.
As a believer child of God, you should always remember that your Father is actively engaged in directing your life affairs.
So, you should trust God always even in the midst of adversity and ‘crisis’.
In Daniel 2, we read of an unusual circumstance. The King had a dream that required interpretation, rather than tell his selected and trusted wise counsels the dream (as is the usual standard and norm), he suddenly chose to prove stubborn and insisted that his wise consuls should tell him the dream and its interpretation.
Common sense and caution were thrown to the wind by the King, he decreed death to all the consuls for not revealing his dream and interpreting the same.
‘What wickedness!’ you will think.
‘What an arrant Nonsense!’ Activists will say.
Unfortunately for Daniel and his friends, they were shortlisted to be killed. They were “rookie”, fresh graduates who just qualified to the elite wise counsels’ group after a rigorous and faith-testing exercise. And now after all the hard work, they found themselves on the death roll in a foreign land. What a story?
Then Steps in Daniel! This is a first-class, template response from Daniel. He chose not to sit in despair, neither did he take to pity party or campaign of lamentations. Rather, he took charge of the situation with prayer. He did not just pray for a change of heart for the King, he asked the King of kings to do the unusual. He dared to be audacious and provide the solution to the crisis.
He not only brought down the revelation, but he also changed the story of Babylon forever!
As children of God, you should always live assured knowing that nothing comes to your Father as a surprise.
You need to have the right attitude always. Instead of fretting and worrying, simply turn to God in prayer for the solution.
Lift up your heads on the mountain-top of prayer. Tarry in his presence for the solution. And allow God to showcase His glory and majesty.
Enough of the complaining. Do away with the panic. Arise in prayer and faith and ask God to show you the solution.
Dear Father God, grant unto me the Spirit of wisdom for unusual inventions and innovative strategies that will bring unprecedented change to the world around me.
Open my eyes to always see Jesus and His Christ Anointing in every situation I encounter. Help me to always see every obstacle as a platform for the display of your glory. So help me God!
In Jesus Name I ask. Amen.