“…and I will entreat the Lord that the swarms of flies may depart from Pharaoh… but let not Pharaoh deal deceitfully any more in not letting the people go to sacrifice to the Lord.”(Exodus 8:29)
We used to have a round pool. The jets would make the water go in a circular motion. Thus, it would bring the debris to the skimmer basket. It always amazed me how a bug that ended up in the pool would fight swimming against the flow. Did this bug know it was going to end up in a basket? Not! Yet it knew to fight what was coming against it.
Then there is the flying insect holding on for dear life to your car’s windshield wiper. I know I was going 35 mph before it lost its grip.
Both were fighting for their lives; their instincts advising them, so to speak. One was fighting for his life, the other fighting against his God-given liberty to fly.
Am I fighting for, or opposing the flow of God’s word and plan?
Perhaps I’m fearful to take flight because I might have to…