THE MAKING OF A WINNER
(Supt. St. John's article from the February MN Matters)
“Make the king a winner, God; the day we call, give us your answer.” (Psalm 20:9 The MSG)
In the above verse, we see David praying what on the surface may seem like a rather unusual or perhaps even egotistical prayer. However, that is far from the truth. David is simply asking God to make him successful in the work He had given him to do.
What a prayer! It shows us that David had a good grasp on the importance of his responsibilities and an understanding of what was at stake. Although he was aware that God handpicked him for leadership, he also knew that his assignment was bigger than he was. He needed more than human insight and ability to properly handle the task. Only God could make him a winner...Read More