In his heart a man plans his course, but the LORD determines his steps.
— Proverbs 16:9
Thoughts on Today’s Verse…
We’re now a week-and-a-half into a new year. How are you doing with those changes and commitments you made for the new year? Don’t give up or quit on them… even if you’re having trouble staying on track. But, let’s remember that the only real commitment for this year that is absolutely necessary to keep is that we ask the Lord where he wants us to go and what he wants us to do, then we go there and do it.
Holy God, Almighty LORD, Abba Father, thank you for being wondrous, holy, and mighty. Thank you for also caring about me, my life, my decisions, and my struggles. Please guide me by your Spirit so that I can understand your Word and discern your will for my life. I want to have you fully direct my steps. In Jesus’ name I pray. Amen.
The Thoughts and Prayer on Today’s Verse are written by Phil Ware. You can email questions or comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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