Wednesday, November 29, 2017

#WednesdayWisdom: The Y.E.S. Exchange (Part 5)

Hey everyone, hope you're having a blessed week and making it over the hump. Today's nugget of #WednesdayWisdom is another YES, one that I think is a summation of all the others. So far, we've covered a lot of what happens when we give our yes to God. When we yield to Him, He causes us to triumph. He equips us to be strong, and He allows us to see beyond our "right now" as He shows us who we are in Him. Before He does all that, though, we have to commit to one very important thing: we have to relinquish control. It's so easy to think we're in control of our own lives because God gives us free will, but the thing is, that free will is the choice to submit to Him. This is the final installment of the Y.E.S. Exchange:


Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight. - Proverbs 3:5-6 (NIV)

I referenced this scripture in my very first "official" post on this blog, but I felt led to revisit it. As I mentioned at the beginning of the Y.E.S. series, you've got to learn to trust God even when things don't make sense--even when you don't have your own understanding to lean on. And if you feel like you do understand exactly where your life is headed because you planned it out already, don't be surprised when God wrecks your plans and says, "You gone learn today!" He can do that. He's God. You do have the free will to choose a path for your life, but seek God and make sure you're making the right choice. That's where the YES comes in, because even the right path will have some unexpected turns and tunnels. The good news is, those turns and tunnels are only unexpected to us. God knew they were coming when He created you, and He has already planned accordingly. So, choose the path, asking for guidance in your choosing, and then trust God to lead you. Your YES will always lead straight to His promises. #WednesdayWisdom

1 comment:

  1. Your insight is a gift. Continue to let God use and guide you.