Devotion for Monday, August 26, 2019

“For there is not a word on my tongue, but behold, O Lord, You know it
altogether.  You have hedged me behind
and before, and laid Your hand upon me. 
Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high, I cannot attain
it.”  (Psalm 139:4-9)

Lord, You know how things will
unfold.  You have already provided the
grace and mercy needed for those who love You. 
Everything is in the Lord’s hands and He has already accounted for all
that needs to be done.  His hand has
stretched out over His creation and His authority assures that when it is all
done in this age, it will be His will that prevails.  Come into the Lord presence and dwell with
Him always.

Lord, You know what I am going to say before I speak.  Yet, You allow me to continue even when I
choose the path of sin.  Guide me, O Lord,
in the way You would have me go that I may be led not by the whims of this
world, but by Your grace and mercy.  Help
me see through what is false now so I may live for what is true.  Let me grasp Your hand of protection that You
have placed around me.

Holy Spirit, that blows like the
wind, You are the protection before me and behind me.  You show me the narrow way and You illumine
the footsteps I take.  Let me hear and
listen.  Let me see and perceive.  Help me to always be led by You that I may
walk in the eternal way of hope and righteousness. Lord of life, You have given
me a mind, so help me to think clearly and always to abide in You.  Amen.

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