Devotion for Tuesday, April 16, 2019

“May Your lovingkindnesses also come to me, O Lord, Your salvation
according to Your word; so I will have an answer for him who reproaches me, for
I trust in Your word. And do not take the word of truth utterly out of my
mouth, for I wait for Your ordinances.” (Psalm 119:41-43)

The offer of the Lord includes
gaining wisdom and understanding. You can learn how to speak to your
adversaries when they come against you. Such offer is built upon walking in the
Lord’s way and learning His statutes. It does not come instantly, nor is it
given from on high in some mystical experience. It comes through diligence,
study and repetition; and it is done in relationship with the Lord.

Lord, teach me to walk with You that I would grow in understanding and
wisdom. Help me to see through the lies and fabrications of this world to come
to the place where I abide in You and You in me. Guide me through Your word to
learn what You have already given. Teach me to be able to give an account of
the hope that is within me. Lead me, O Lord, in the way of wisdom.

Lord Jesus, You have come to show
the way for all who would come through You to the Father. Guide me this day to
open my eyes to see the truth and understand more fully the way of salvation. May
I live walking alongside You and with Your gift of the Holy Spirit leading me
from within. Guide me, Lord, in the way You know I need to go that I may walk
with You daily. Amen.