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Sunday, January 23, 2011

OUR WAY OR THE RIGHT WAY


Proverbs 16:25


"There is a way that seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death." NIV


"There is a way that seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death." KJV


Common sense is so practical and logical that it seems like the right thing to do. It is easy to make it a habit to follow common sense or the way that seems right. This way is dangerous and can result in spiritual death. Actually this is the opposite of walking by faith. The way of faith may not make sense, but it will keep us on the narrow path that leads to life.


Heavenly Father, we ask for your forgiveness for the times we rely on our own ideas of what is right. Help us Lord to keep our eyes on you and our faith grounded in the truth of your perfect plan for us. We pray in Jesus' name. Amen.


      
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Bobbi Craigmyle, Psy.D.

10 comments:

Clint said...

Thank you! Being a Christian is difficult---but not as difficult as NOT being one.

Blessings.

Holly said...

Thanks for stopping by. Your comment brings up a good point. I see your perspective as "doing good" because you are of the mindset to be open to good inspiration that will motivate you to do good. That is unselfish in itself and in fact the BEST. ;D

Nice post. Not only is the Lord's way not always the "common sense" route for others... it's also rarely the "easy" way. So true!

(((HUGS)))

Donnie said...

That was powerful but I am so glad to be Forgiven because I am nothing without Him.

Carol said...

Amen!

Charlotte said...

We need to make sure that the way we thinks is right is God's way. I really believe if we truly seek God and ask for His guidance, he will answer that prayer. Thank you for this thoughtful post.
Blessings,
Charlotte

Ginger~~Enchanting Cottage said...

I pray the the Lord guides me in all ways. My faith grows deeper each day and with each trial.
God Bless,
Ginger

Vintagesouthernlife said...

It is so much easier to go the common sense way but we must remember that His ways are not our ways and we have such a limited and often one sided view of things.

Thanks for sharing this reminder.
Blessings,
Annette

Dena E's Blog said...

Hey Sweet Lady,,,I was soooo thrilled to see your wonderful note at my post today..What a blessings you are to my heart!!!
Blessings and Love from our precious LORD above~~~Hugs Dena

Cathy said...

Amen!

Jeanne said...

Hi Bobbi, thank you for your visit today. Thank you too for a very inspiring post. Our Lord is everything and so is our faith.
Blessings, Jeanne

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