Devotion for Monday, September 24, 2018
“When my anxious thoughts multiply within me, Your consolations delight my soul. Can a throne of destruction be allied with You, one which devises mischief by decree? They band themselves together against the life of the righteous and condemn the innocent to death.” (Psalm 94:19-21)
There is destruction all around me in this world. The news is filled with horrible things. Yet, Lord, You are here in the midst of this troubled world. Unite my heart with You that no matter what happens in this world filled with wickedness, I will walk alongside You and the path You have laid before me. Lead me in the way I should go and then give me strength to follow.
Lord, You knew before it happened all the things that go on in this age. You have purpose for allowing these things and I do not understand. Help me through the pitfalls, most notably my insatiable desire to know all things before I take a step. Lead me to walk in faith trusting You through all things and above all things. Guide me to trust in Your Word and what You have taught me.
Holy Spirit, You comfort and guide me. Help me to listen to You as You speak that I would move through those places where I am afraid or feel trapped. Guide me to walk the path of the righteous, doing all that You give me to do. Lead me in Your goodness to choose the better portion and do those things which are pleasing in the Father’s sight. Help me now and always to be faithful. Amen.