Watch for Fire to Descend


Every morning you’ll hear me at it again.  Every morning I lay out the pieces of my life on your altar and watch for fire to descend.

-Psalm 5:3 MSG

You just laid the pieces of your life on God’s altar but you weren’t REALLY expecting fire. Not really. That would certainly take care of all those needs—they’d be gone, up-in-smoke gone. Is that the point, that God can consume all the troubles, all the distress—if you’ll let Him? 1 Peter 5:7 (NLT) says, Give all your worries and cares to God, for He cares about you.

…Watch… What, right now? Other translations use the word “expectantly” in this verse. In other words, yes, you’re looking for God to show up – now. You’re not dumping your stuff on Him just to be making noise or for show. You’re coming, waiting actively, watching for His divine intervention.

Wow. Father. The things You have to say to us are amazing! Would you please help me to come to you daily, with all the pieces of my life? And help me to be actively looking, watching for Your intervention.

Prayer Focus

  • Thank God that He wants you to bring ALL your stuff to Him!
  • Ask Him to help you wait on Him, His answers, His intervention, His timing!
Kate Hahn

Kate Hahn

Kate recently began reading through Psalms, via The Message version, because "they make me think," which led to these short devotionals.She hopes her free-thought association writing will draw you closer to the King and His amazing, wonderful, powerful love!
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