These days, I don’t worry as much about big choices or accidentally stepping off God’s path for my life. But I don’t think it’s because I’m seeking the Lord any less. In fact, I think it’s just the opposite.
There is no figure in the Bible who received full instructions for his life’s choices, no one for whom the future wasn’t a mystery. Patriarchs, prophets and priests, monarchs, martyrs and magi — they all had to walk in close step with God. While it was God’s prerogative to specially reveal a bit of His will for a person’s life, no one got the whole script.
Godly men and women had to trust God and stay close to Him. This meant seeking wisdom, talking with (and listening to) God in prayer, and looking to see where He was already at work the world. It also meant obeying God’s Word, even when…
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