by David Cawston

Divine Appointments
David Cawston
John 4:39-42


Have you ever had that inner compulsion that you needed to do something or go somewhere and you didn't know why until later.


You later looked at your experience and realized that it was a divine appointment.

4 Now he had to go through Samaria.

He must go through Samaria speaks to a divine necessity.
There was an inner compulsion that required Him to go there.
We know that this was truly a divine appointment because of the results.

John 4:39-42
39 Many of the Samaritans from that town believed in him because of the woman's testimony, ''He told me everything I ever did.''
40 So when the Samaritans came to him, they urged him to stay with them, and he stayed two days.
41 And because of his words many more became believers.
42 They said to the woman, ''We no longer believe just because of what you said; now we have heard for ourselves, and we know that this man really is the Savior of the world.'' NIV

I believe that this story is recorded in scripture for us to realize that God desires divine appointments in our lives.

He wants us to realize that they happen in the regular course of events, but we need to be prepared. They will be the most satisfying experiences that you will ever have but you need to keep prayed up so that you don't miss them when your life can be consumed with other things.

I. Divine appointments happen in the daily routines of life!

5 So he came to a town in Samaria called Sychar, near the plot of ground Jacob had given to his son Joseph.
6 Jacob's well was there, and Jesus, tired as he was from the journey, sat down by the well. It was about the sixth hour.
7 When a SAMARITAN WOMAN CAME TO DRAW WATER, Jesus said to her, ''Will you give me a drink?''

The scripture promises Ps 37:23

23 The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way. KJV

''The way from God to a human heart is through a human hear ...

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