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Acts 5:38b-39a If this plan or this undertaking is of human origin, it will fail; but if it is of God, you will not be able to overthrow them—in that case you may even be found fighting against God!
We know the expression “a fish out of water” to describe feeling awkward and uncomfortable. Being “a fish in water” implies swimming smoothly with the current, being in sync with life, not struggling against the tide. Although in constant danger, Perlasca chose to live in sync with the bigger picture—God’s plan of saving, caring, loving, and providing hope.
Most of us aren’t faced with choices as dramatic as Perlasca’s, but every day we have decisions about participating in God’s plan, moving with the currents like a fish in water, or fighting against God. Which way will you swim?
MOVING FORWARD: Where or when have you felt like a fish in water? How can you spend more time feeling that way?