At the Lord’s command, Moses recorded the stages in their journey. This is their journey by stages. (Numbers 33:2)
Numbers 33:3-49 goes on to list 43 specific places.
The next chapter gives specific boundaries for Israel’s borders, listing 21 specific places.
After that, we read a list of 12 specific names of leaders who are to assign portions of land to all the Israelite tribes.
Our God is a specific God. No detail escapes His notice. Nothing happens by chance, nor is God ever scrambling to fix something I’ve messed up or to address something that I think is “unexpected.” God knows the end from before the beginning (Isaiah 46:10), including my specific role in His plan.
Let me say it again—Our God is a specific God.
Heavenly Father, you have a specific plan for my life. You have given me specific talents to use at specific “stages” along the journey of my life. Holy Spirit, help me not to lean to my own understanding, for it is far too finite and skewed. In all my ways—in all the stages of my life—I want to use my specific talents specifically to glorify Jesus.