God’s Trustworthy Guidance

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In Psalm 32:8-10, God says, “…I will guide you along the best pathway for your life. I will advise you and watch over you. Do not be like a senseless horse or mule that needs a bit and bridle to keep it under control. Many sorrows come to the wicked, but unfailing love surrounds those who trust the LORD.”
God tells us that He will guide, advise and watch over us. Further, He says that we shouldn’t be stubborn because those who trust Him enough to go His way are surrounded by love and mercy.
Jeremiah reaffirms this idea in Lamentations 3:25-26 “The Lord is good to those who depend on him, to those who search for him. So it is good to wait quietly for salvation from the Lord.”
How thankful I am for God’s guidance and watchful care of me!
With these Scriptures still in mind, I came upon Psalm 119:35-37:  Make me walk along the path of your commands, for that is where my happiness is found. Give me an eagerness for your laws rather than a love for money! Turn my eyes from worthless things, and give me life through your word.” The psalmist asks God to cause him (the writer) to follow God’s lead because His way is delightful. He prays that God will help him love God’s laws instead of the world’s goods or what has no eternal value. Then he desires that God would turn his focus back to God and His Word or way.
And I would add a heartfelt “Amen!” to this prayer and look to God to hear and answer these requests.
(Scriptures quoted from the New Living Translation)

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4 responses to “God’s Trustworthy Guidance

  1. A word in season…Thank you!

  2. Thank you Tricia, it is good to be reminded that God is constant and with knowing us as His own even before we are conceived, He is faithful and keeps His promises too. One of the first Truths He convicted me of, was that when we search for Him with all our heart we will find Him, that is His promise and when we Trust in Him and not our own understanding asking for His wisdom and The Spirits empowering and believing we have received them, we will be filled and He will bring us to completeness.

    Christian Love Always – from both of us – Anne

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