Numbers 22.21-23.30; Luke 1.57-80; Psalm 58.1-11; Proverbs 11.12-13
Let’s see if we can follow this story. Balaam’s donkey runs him into a wall and lays down beneath him. As a result, Balaam gets mad and beats the donkey, who wants to know why he is being beaten. Balaam replies to the talking donkey: “You made me look like a fool.” Balaam is having a conversation with a donkey. Who made who look like a fool?
Describe a time in your life when you felt powerless to do anything against the will of God – when you could only answer in a manner consistent with God’s message. What brought about this experience?
When Zecariah’s son John was born, Zechariah sings in praise because of the wonderful things God has done. What would your song today contain that describes the good things God has done in your life?
Have you ever wanted to cry out to God: Break off their fangs! What situation caused this and how did this situation resolve itself?
When have you been sensible and kept quiet?