Furnished

The Lord’s plans and provision for us often include people we may not know. For example, consider the moment when Jesus gave instructions about the Passover:

“Go into the city, and a man will meet you…then he will show you a large upper room, furnished and prepared; there make ready.” Mark 14:13-15 NKJV

Obviously, Jesus had arranged for the room, but the disciples had no idea. The Bible gives no information on the mystery man who met them, but the special Passover now called “The Last Supper”, involved a central, anonymous figure. How many times is that the case with us?

The passage starts with the disciples wondering why there hadn’t been any discussion and plans regarding Passover. However, Jesus was making plans the whole time, but they just didn’t know it. In our life, the solution to things we’re praying for may involve people we don’t know, or places we’ve never been; but He knows them, and He’s been there already. “He will show you a large upper room furnished and prepared…”

About cchrisholland

...Christ-follower, husband, dad, minister, and chronic day-dreamer
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