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Today's Daily Devotional Excerpt

Awake, Awake! What Are You Waiting For?
“When You Feel Called, Get Up and Get Going”

“Awake, awake, Deborah: awake, awake, utter a song.… And Deborah said to Barak, Up; for this is the day...is not the LORD gone out before thee…?”

Featured Scripture: Judges 5:12; 4:14
Background Scripture: Judges 4; 5:1–12

We pray. We meditate. We ponder. We worship, and we wait on the word of the Lord to
come to us. But there comes a time in every leadership experience to awake and get going. God’s people were mightily oppressed by the Canaanites. The Israelites had prayed for mercy and deliverance; now, their time was at hand. The opportunity had come...read more »

Our Prayer: Lord God, we give thanks for Deborah and Barak. They seized the day and the opportunity You gave them. Their prayer had already been answered. Awaken us, Lord, from our selfpity and old routines. Awaken us from a lack of faith. Instill in us as leaders a new fearlessness and boldness to claim Your promise. Go before us, Lord, today and prepare the way as we ride into battle to become free. Amen.
Tomorrow's Devotional: When Leaders Are Down To Their Last Jar

Foreward by Joe Turnham

Throughout generations people have combed the Holy Scriptures in search of meaning, purpose, solace and forgiveness. Its words give us new understanding of creation, history, prophecy and revelation: therein, we find the promise of the soul’s salvation.

But my own burden and calling that led me to the writing of this book, Leading From Our Knees, revealed to me that the Holy Scriptures are also the ultimate collection of timeless leadership precepts. From Genesis to Revelation we encounter those many reluctant and imperfect characters that God chose to become leaders for holy tasks. God worked His providence and purpose through each of them and bids you also as a leader in this time to become a partner in building the Kingdom of God. read more »