Get in lane
In this age of reliance it is comforting to know that when you are journeying to somewhere you have never been before that you have a little box with a screen on it that talks to you, saying, "At the end of the road turn left," or "After 300 yards at the roundabout, take the first exit," and so on, until you have reached your destination at which point the voice will say, "You have reached your destination."
Why is it that some of us can trust our sat-nav more than Yahweh our Elohim, why do some of us have more faith in the voice that comes from that little box that is suction padded to the windscreen or mounted on the dashboard? And consequently show much willingness to follow the instructions telling us which way we should go. Or which direction we should take?
Why can't we have that same faith in Yahweh's Sat-nav, His Ruaḥ ha'Qodesh? Why is it necessary to question or argue with Yahweh's Sat-nav, just because He is taking us down a road we don't wish, or want, to go? Why can't we trust Yahweh's Sat-nav implicitly? Because after all, He knows which road we should take, and which road is best for us, many times He says "Do not fear, I am with you". And He has ordained for us as individuals tasks we should undertake and various trials we should undergo before we reach our destination. He will also use different people as sat-nav's to try and point us in the right direction. It is rather unfortunate that we don't always recognise these people as Yahweh's messengers at the time. Yahweh's Ruaḥ ha'Qodesh will open and close doors for us to try and point us in the direction we should be going. We can't because we are too stubborn and argumentative and we think we know best, which of course, we don't.
Yet ... we are willing to obey the voice coming from that little box, whether it says, turn left, turn right, straight ahead, or even turn around as soon as possible, we just do it.
Of course it is possible, that even though you are a believer you are not sure what your destination is, or even where it is. I'll tell you where it is. It is to be with Yahushua, and if you want a Post Code or a Zip code to put in your sat-nav, it is this: Yoḥanan 14:2-3 - 2 In my Father's house are many staying places. And if not I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. 3 And if I go and prepare a place for you. I shall come again and receive you to Myself, that where I am you might be too. And you know something? There is only one way to reach that destination; and that way is Yahushua, Yahushua is the Way! Let me repeat that, There is only one way to reach that destination; and that way is Yahushua, Yahushua is the Way! Yoḥanan 14:6 (Yahushua says) "I am the Way, and the Truth, and the Ḥai, no one comes to the Father, except through me."
Yahweh's Sat-nav does actually come with a comprehensive guide, or set of instructions, which come co-incidentally in a book called "The Scriptures". Now I know from painful experience, looking at the instructions, let alone reading them and digesting them is a last resort, that unfortunately is the nature of the human condition; it's a little bit like prayer, 99.9% of people, even those who profess to be believers, only pray when they are really, really, really desperate.
However, here is the Good News; if you have truly invited Yahweh's Ruaḥ ha'Qodesh into your life, you will suddenly realise that you have found the time to study the Scriptures, you will find yourself questioning the Sunday Sabbath, and you will find yourself volunteering for organisations that help the poor, the homeless and the needy. You will find yourself being drawn to read and study the whole of Scripture; not just the so-called New Testament. And why is that? Because friend, that is the New Covenant, where Yahweh has written His laws onto your heart. Not because the Torah says you must do it. You do it because you want to do it, because the Ruaḥ ha'Qodesh has written it into your heart. You won't be able to say, "Oh, it's not my thing," or "You wouldn't catch me doing that," or "I haven't got the time," or some other excuse that Satan has put into your head in the past.
If you truly have Yahweh's Sat-nav, His Ruaḥ ha'Qodesh in your heart, and have Him switched on to receive the signal, then you will go down any road, maybe not always willingly, (aka Yonah), because at the end of it when you have reached your destination, you know you will have reached that Post Code or Zip code: Yoḥanan 14:2-3 and you hear Yahushua Himself say, "You have now reached your destination." Praise Yah, Shalom and Amĕn.
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