Where Are You Going?
Psalm 32:8, ''I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye.''
Illustration: When I was in Bible College, I pastored a little country church in Dalton, Georgia. It was a branch chapel of the mother church, Highland Park Baptist, in Chattanooga. At that time, there was somewhere around 75 chapels located in a 3-state area. Fortunately, mine was not quite an hour's drive from Chattanooga, where we lived.
The chapel office was located on the campus of Tennessee Temple University. Each day, following classes, I would go by the chapel office and check my ''call box'' for mail and items related to my ministry. On one particular day, my box had a Scripture verse printed on parchment paper. It was intended as a gift for all my congregation members. We were having a promotion, and this was something we could give out to all those present-something suitable for framing. I remember framing the verse for myself and hanging it on my office wall. It was something that caught my attention each day I came to the office.
I memorized that verse, and have quoted it over and over again-each time, claiming the promise given by God: ''I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye.''
1. Please notice; God said, ''I will teach thee in the way thou shalt go.''
2. Do you know that the average person today does not have a clue as to where he is really going in life? People are changing jobs every two or there months, folks move in and out of neighborhoods seemingly over night. You just get used to your new neighbors, and before you know it, they're gone.
STATISTIC: According to The Barna Group, a marketing research company, ''About one out of every six households moves to a new location each year.''1
That's pretty amazing-one family in six will move each year. Now, we understand there are alway ...
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