Today’s devotional meditation is taken from Proverbs 16:9, which says,
“The heart of man plans his way, but the LORD establishes his steps.” (ESV).
We all make plans as to what we want to do or accomplish. However, it is the LORD that has determined what is the best course for us. Sometimes He will block what we initially planned, and push us in a direction we did not plan. Sometimes we meet these adjustments with great frustration and opposition.
It is needful to always seek the LORD’s guidance before we make plans and set out on our journey. We must remember that God’s way will always be what is best for us. Now granted, we may not always agree the disruption of our desires, but in due time, He accomplishes in us that which glorifies Him and ultimately we will see it was the best thing to benefit us.
Before we set out today, we must ask the LORD what His sovereign will is for us. “Seek first the kingdom of God…
Pastor James Moore, Jr.