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In Charge & Out Of Control
June 23, 2010

In Charge & Out Of Control
Salt & Light Volume III, Issue 18 by D. Scott Prindle

"The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD, like the rivers of water; He turns it wherever He wishes."
(Proverbs 21:1)


This time of the year in Teton Valley the snow melts off the mountains and surges into our rivers, creeks and canals.

The canal that flows through our property controls the runoff from May through July.

It is one of many man-made canals that channels water to irrigate farmland. Without this intricate water system the land would remain dry and unproductive.

In the same way, the Lord channels His grace through you by directing your steps to produce the fruit of His Kingdom within you.

Common Sense
As a business leader (king) you should make plans, but never forget that God can turn your heart. Use common sense to know the difference between being in charge and being in control.

Being in charge implies responsibility. You are to be faithful and use common sense to build your business, but trust the end result to the Lord. He is the One in control.

"We don't know
what the future
holds, but we
know the One
who holds the

You are in charge of your business, but you kid yourself if you think you are in control. The Lord eventually determines the way the water will flow.

It has been rightly said: "We don't know what the future holds, be we know the One who holds the future."

Jesus was in charge of His ministry, but the Father was in control. He directed Jesus to the Cross... resulting in resurrection life.

Do you trust that He has your best interest at heart? He does.

Remember the Cross when you find things going a different direction than originally planned. Use your common sense with a Kingdom perspective to see His best for your life and business.
scott & laurie prindle
Love Never Fails,
Scott & Laurie Prindle

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