by Mark Baker

Your Word
Mark Baker
Psalms 119:105

Psalms 119:105 Your word is a lamp to my feet And a light to my path.

God has given His children the awesome privilege of praying for guidance and direction, however if you are seeking guidance all you have to do is pick up your Bible and begin to read it. His Word is a lamp, in other words a spotlight to light our path and give us direction so that we can not only see where to go but where not to go. The light makes things clear and visible so that we will not trip and fall. God has given us His Word for direction and guidance in our everyday walk. Without it, we would surely wander off the path, for we would not be able to clearly see the correct way to go.

The Living Bible says it like this…
Psalms 119:105 Your words are a flashlight to light the path ahead of me, and keep me from stumbling.

I like that. He knows where we are to go; after all He is the One leading us isn't He?
If the path is well lit and clearly visible we will be able to see the way we are to go and not stumble in the darkness.

We all know the 23rd Psalm as it is probably one of the best known of all the Psalms. David said this in vs. 3 He leads me in the paths of righteousness For His name's sake.

There is something we should consider. God doesn't want us to fail. He wants us to succeed. However we have to follow after Him if we want that to happen. We have to choose to stay on the lighted path or we can stumble out into the darkness, the choice is ours. This will happen when we make our own choices based on our own wants and desires and not follow the well lit path. He leads but he will not push us. It is our choice to follow. We have to make that decision. He shows us but we will be held accountable for our choice. He always wants us to follow but we have to choose to do so. There are always going to be more than one choice we can make. If we only had one choice, we wouldn't have to choose and there would be no accountability. O ...

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