It is easy for us to get carried away in our thinking about what we
want. We tend to plunge into the waters head first before first
consulting with our Lifeguard...you know, the One who walks on water.
Regardless of our desires and plans, we should bring it all to the full
counsel of God; present our petitions and align our emotions with His
truth. We must lean into Him for understanding and ask Him to lay on our heart what His will is for our circumstances...and for our life.
When we bring Him into our decision-making, we receive the full measure
of His promises. Only our Creator can lead us on our authentic and
ordained path, as He is the Architect who designed it! He delights in
the innermost desires of our heart and will guide us in the way that is
holy, righteous and pleasing unto Him.
Praise The Lord that His
plans, ways and thoughts are not like our own! He is the eternal
resource with every correct answer. He is able to produce results far
beyond what we can achieve alone. Complete surrender to His way is not
always the path of least resistance, but we are assured peace as we
progress...and to always receive what is His best for us.
Many plans are in a man's heart, But the counsel of the LORD will stand.
"For My thoughts are not your thoughts, Nor are your ways My ways," declares the LORD.
Trust in the LORD with all your heart And do not lean on your own understanding.
Be anxious for nothing, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.
Delight yourself in the LORD; And He will give you the desires of your heart.
And my God will supply all your needs according to His glorious riches in Christ Jesus.