The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord, And He delights in His way. Though he falls, he shall not be utterly cast down; For the Lord upholds him with His hand. Psalm 37:23-24 NKJV
God’s ways are not our ways. God does not judge good and bad the way we do. A good man or woman trusts Jesus. Good people seek Jesus. A good person in God’s eyes desires to know and love Jesus. Good people honor, worship, and praise the Lord.
If we trust God with our lives He will guide us safely on our journey through life. Jesus will light our path with His wisdom so we can find our way to the beauty of His holiness!
Following where Jesus leads does not exempt us from trials and hardship. Jesus will be
with us every step of the way. Jesus promised never to leave us or forsake us. His love is a safety net. Jesus will be there to catch us and carry us to safety!
God created families to function in a specific way. Children are instructed to obey their parents. Wives are encouraged to honor and respect their husbands. Husbands are commanded to love their wives and not treat their children harshly.
Children cannot care for themselves. They lack the experience and maturity to deal with adult issues. Some teenagers don’t understand their need for the guidance of loving parents.
Our Heavenly Father calls us His children. He created us in His image and likeness. Jesus created to represent Him. He created us to work with Him and for Him. We cannot attain the level of wisdom and knowledge reserved for God alone.
Some of us rebel against our Heavenly Father like teenagers rebelling against parents.
When Adam and Eve ate from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil they received knowledge not wisdom. Knowledge is information. Wisdom is the right implementation of knowledge.
Adam and Eve sacrificed the blessing of God to feed their fleshly desires, pursue the lust of their eyes, and satiate themselves with the pride of life. They received the knowledge that sin is enjoyable for a season. It resulted in spiritual death and separation from God!
Will you allow Jesus to teach you the difference between good and evil? Or will you choose to eat from the tree of worldly knowledge?
Choose wisdom. Allow Jesus to lead you and guide you through life. Live with Jesus and for Jesus. Choose to give glory and honor to the Lord. Choose to bless the people you love!
God wants us to give our hearts to Jesus. He wants us to surrender our will to His. Allow Jesus to order your steps. Jesus will pick you up when you fall, uphold you with His righteous hand and set you on the path of blessing and prosperity of spirit!
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