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Let the Word Be Your Guide (9 of 23)
Series: Life by the Book
Life By the Book: how would our lives be different if we really lived according to the Word? Not if we left it on the shelf or in the floorboard of the car; or opened it, read it quickly, then closed it and went on our way. But how would our lives be different if we lived by the Book?
*Tonight, we're going to take a little road trip. I've never traveled with this many folks before but it will take most of you to keep up with Sadie. I hope you don't get carsick. I do, that's why I'm driving. We are all gathering up together to get in the biggest bus you can imagine. And we have a destination in mind. Where would you like to go? The mountains, the ocean, Disney World, the Grand Canyon? Our destination is better than all those places put together. Our destination is a wonderful and fruitful land called Righteousness. Everyone get comfortable, fasten your seatbelts, and settle in for the ride of your life. And don't worry; I've got my GPS ready to go. No buttons to press, no voice activation, no special satellites, no female voice telling me when I have to turn. The only thing we need tonight is the Word of God. That's right, if you want to arrive in the Land of Righteousness, you have to Let the Word Be Your Guide.*
Did you know that's exactly what the psalmist says here? Well, not exactly but all the principles are here. Before we embark upon our journey, I've got a few principles that we should remember as you travel. I didn't write the rules, I'm just the guy that gets to tell you all about them. Psalm 119 gives us guidelines for the journey of your life.
Keep your eyes on the road: 57-58
It goes without saying; if you want to arrive safely at your destination you better keep your eyes on the road. There are all sorts of roads you can travel in this life, but only one path will take you to the right destination. And that's the path that God o ...
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