“But he forsook the counsel which the old men gave him, and took counsel with the young men that were brought up with him, that stood before him.” II Chronicles 10:8 King Solomon had left the kingdom of Israel to his son, Rehoboam. As he prepared to begin his reign, the people came to him requesting that he lift some of the burdens that his father had placed on the people, and that they would serve him. Rehoboam first sought advice from the older and wiser men that had served his father. They advised him that if he listened to…

What we consider a “small” decision may actually change the course of our life. Rushing ahead without first seeking guidance through prayer and godly counsel can lead to disaster. There is wisdom in knowing when to respect the advice given, even when it may not seem important or logical. Read More from this Bible Study

“I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye” (Psalm 32:8 in the King James Version of the Holy Bible).

This verse is God’s promise to show me the best pathway for my life. I’m never out of His sight! When I wander away or face dead ends and detours, God is there to point out the way I should take. I’m thankful for a guide that has my best interest at heart.

Prayer: Heavenly Father, You are faithful to give good, straightforward advice when I need it most. Your daily guidance is so reassuring to me!

Devotion by Julie Long