How, Lord … can I adjust my life to Your Word?
In the Word
Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105
Of the Word
Bumper sticker wisdom: a picture of an open Bible with the words, “When all else fails, read the instructions.” God did not create us and then leave us on our own to figure out how to get through life. The Bible really is a book of instructions — from the first page to the last.
Just as that bumper sticker subtly suggests, we frequently plow through life believing we can do it on our own. Too often we turn to God’s Word after worry, frustration, or when all else has failed.
God wants us to depend on Him. He gave us His Holy Spirit to lead us into understanding the Bible so we can apply its message to our lives. … the Holy Scriptures … have the power to give you wisdom so that you can be saved through faith in Christ Jesus. Every Scripture passage is inspired by God. All of them are useful for teaching, pointing out errors, correcting people, and training them for a life that has God’s approval. They equip God’s servants so that they are completely prepared to do good things (2 Timothy 3:15b–17 GOD’S WORD).
Walking with my Lord
God, make me willing to read Your Word every day and to wait for Your Spirit to guide me. Lord, I want to be obedient to Your will. In Your sovereign name I pray. Amen.