Remember how we thought before we had the LORD? What were we thinking? I and I hope you as well remember when we discovered a loving God could restore us back to sanity. When we were lost in whatever it was that kept us from believing in God under the strong hold of grandiose thinking. I am guilty my friends, I believed that I was above it all, a god unto myself, accountable to no one. Can anyone relate with this kind of thinking?
Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, was the most powerful ruler on this earth. Because he was a king, he demanded to be worshiped. However, through Daniel God said to him, “This is what the Most High has declared will happen to you. You will be driven from human society, and you will live in the fields with the wild animals until you learn that the Most High rules over the kingdoms of the world and gives them to anyone he chooses” (Daniel 4:24-25). The king had to learn that the heavens rule in all aspects of this life.
Furthermore, this happened exactly as Daniel predicted. At the end of the king’s time in exile, he said, “I looked up to heaven. My sanity returned, and I praised and worshiped the Most High and honored the one who lives forever. When my sanity returned to me, so did my honor and glory and kingdom with even greater honor than before. Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and glorify and honor the King of heaven. All his acts are just and true, and he is able to humble the proud” (Daniel 4:34, 36-37).
The lesson that the king received is the same for us to this day. It is imperative that we realize that we are not God; we are accountable to God. God can remedy our “madness” and restore our life to be even better than it was before our season of “insanity.” God will do so if we entrust our life to him. Thank you LORD and God bless you all.
I encourage you to read Daniel 4:19-33