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God's Guidance

"I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye"(Psalm 32:8).

God's eyes see far better than human eyes. He not only sees all the way into the past, but observes all things present and even sees all things future. Our eyes should constantly be on the Lord in order to receive guidance from God's eyes. Therefore, as a mother can guide a child merely with a look, so the Lord directs us by the indwelling Spirit and by the Scriptures which can guide us.

1. God will always guide us in the right direction. To be led in "the way which we should go" must come directly from the instruction and teaching of the Word of God as interpreted by its author, the Holy Spirit. "Howbeit when He, the Spirit of truth, is come, He will guide you into all truth" (John 16:13). A true understanding of (and trust in) God's Word will never lead us astray.

2. God will guide us through difficult times. "Thus the Lord saved Hezekiah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem from the hand of Sennacherib the king of Assyria, and from the hand of all other, and guided them on every side" (II Chron-icles 32:22). "And the Lord shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought . . . and thou shalt be like a watered garden" (Isaiah 58:11).

3. God's guidance extends even unto death. "For this God is our God for ever and ever: He will be our guide even unto death" (Psalm 48:14). "Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me" (Psalm 23:4).

4. God's guidance should be sought and requested with the right motive. "For thou art my rock and my fortress; therefore for thy name's sake lead me, and guide me" (Psalm 31:3).

As we journey on the paths of life may we always do all things for His name's sake, not ours. NPS

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