Am I There Yet?
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Am I There Yet?

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Confidence
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Confidence

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The Certainty of Truth
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The Certainty of Truth

Life Reference: John 8:31-32, 43-45…

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“The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord: and he delighteth in his way.” Psalm 37:23, KJV.

Growing up my dad taught me how to play chess. I am still an amateur but I love spending time with him, so I will sit there for hours knowing I don’t have a winning chance against a master strategist. It doesn’t matter how many steps I think ahead he is ten steps ahead of me.

Our relationship with God is very similar. We can have our future mapped out with a step-by-step plan, but God knows the end from the beginning and He knows if the choices you are making will be detrimental or beneficial to your spiritual health. This is the reason why He asks you to step out in faith or why His answers are sometimes, “No.”

Have you ever asked God, “What is your purpose through this situation in my life?” or the all too familiar, “Why God?” More than anything I want to be led by the Lord, but what if that means my path will be lonely and interlaced with pain? My flesh hesitates when God motions me to move to an unfamiliar place. My spirit, however, feels remarkably strong most days.

God Is A Master Strategist

One thing is certain, God wants to guide you through life, even after you make a wrong move on your life’s chessboard. Our God is a master strategist and He will direct you toward His perfect will and purpose for your life – if you will allow Him.

Prayer: God, I pray You will remind me that You are the author and finisher of my faith and that You know the beginning to end. I desire righteousness and ask You to guide my every footstep and to divinely orchestrate my life because I want to be in Your perfect will. I trust You, Amen.

“He got up from the meal, took off his outer clothing, and wrapped a towel around his waist. After that, he poured water into a basin and began to wash his disciples’ feet, drying them with the towel that was wrapped around him.” John 13:4–5, NIV. The mood is somber;…

My choice is you, God, first and only.  And now I find I’m your choice! You set me up with a house and yard. And then you made me your heir! (Psalm 16:5-6 MSG) We wake up every day and make a conscious decision to choose a God-centered life. God knew…

“Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.” (Jeremiah 33:3, NIV) One of the first arguments I will often hear from friends who claim to be atheist is that too many bad things happen.  I think we have all…

“So God created man in His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them” (Genesis 1:27). I think we all joke about how terrible driver’s license photos are. I’m not sure how they can be used as identification since they seem to…

Have you ever heard someone say how thrilling it would be to have lived during the time Jesus walked this earth? Imagine hearing Him preach and seeing Him perform miracles. Imagine feeling the energy and exhilaration of the crowd as they pushed to get as close as possible. I can…

“O God, You are my God; early will I seek You; my soul thirsts for You; my flesh longs for You in a dry and thirsty land where there is no water” (Psalm 63:1, NKJV). Everywhere I go, I see people carrying a bottle of water with them. It’s not…