Colossians 1:9-10 That ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God.
It is dangerous for Spirit-filled Christians living under the New Covenant to put out fleeces. This fleece business is in the realm where Satan is god. (see 2 Corinthians 4:4)
When people pray, "God, if You want me to do this, then have this happen," that's a fleece. And Satan can move in the sense realm. But God has a better way of leading His children than by this hit-and-miss method of fleeces!
If you pray, "God do this or that, then I will know it is you," you will open the door to the devil and you could be in a bad situation. You need to know the Word, pray the word, and stand on the word. Find the promises and pray them; don't pray "If it is your will..."
Confession: I pray that I might be filled with the knowledge of God's will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; that I might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, fruitful in every good work; and increasing in the knowledge of God.
The Daily Bread
A devotional to equip, exhort, motivate and feed your spirit.
Pastor Larry Smoot is Senior Pastor of Church on the Rock in Stafford County, Virginia.