DOES THE LORD LEAD PEOPLE TODAY?
Jesse M. Hendley
Now, friends, if you have your Bibles, turn with me to
Acts 16:5. We are thinking about "The Leading of the
We read in the Bible about the leading of the Lord in
Proverbs, the third chapter, “In all thy ways
acknowledge Him and He shall direct thy paths." HE
SHALL DIRECT THY PATHS. And then in Romans 8:14, As
many as are (being) led by the Spirit of God, they
are the sons of GOD." Now, every Christian is called,
in the Bible, a son of God. Everybody walking around on
this earth, who is a saved person is in the group called
"the sons of God." And He says that that person who is
being led by the Spirit, he is a son of God. He is in
the family of God; he belongs to the Lord, he is saved;
he is being led by the Spirit of God.
David said in Psalm 23, "He leadeth me in the paths of
righteousness for His name sake." Time and again as
we read the life of David, we see the leading of the
Lord. I remember in some of his battles, he would say,
"Lord, shall I go up against the enemy this day, this
particular time?" And the Lord would say, "No," and he
wouldn't go. Or the Lord would say, "Go" and he would go
and have the victory. The Lord is leading us down here
now in our lives. What about today in this present
modern world? Does God lead people?
Recently, I was in a revival meeting at Dell City,
Oklahoma and we concluded with a great day on Sunday.
God gave us 86 souls that came to Christ, accepting
Jesus as their Saviour and for baptism. We closed the
meeting that night. I was to go to the airport the next
day and get my plane back to Atlanta. They sent a young
man on the staff of this tremendous church, to take me
to the airport. As we were going, I thanked him, because
I do appreciate so much people who help me on the way.
He said, "My pleasure, I'm glad to share in your work
and in your ministry." That young man recognized th ...
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