Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end. There are many devices in a man’s heart; nevertheless the counsel of the Lord , that shall stand. ~Proverbs 19:20-21 KJV
As we ponder on the right things to do in life and the right decisions to make, we need to first go the God for counsel. We run to seek advice from friends, family, and therapist when the person with all the answers is right there… with you all the times.
Much of the problem comes from us being able to hear what he tells us, confident without uncertainty, that it’s his voice we hear. This comes with strong conviction and dedication to your relationship with him. Through prayer and a continual building of a relationship with him, we are able to discern is voice, counsel, and instruction.
My constant prayer is that all of us are able to know beyond a shadow of a doubt that the lord is talking, advising, and consoling us in the right paths and choices we make.
For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace! ~Isaiah 9:6 NIV
Lord, let us hear your counsel, and receive your instruction, so that we may be wise at the end!!