Psalm 19:8 - Walking in Gods Will.
Psalm 19:8 (NKJV) The statutes of the Lord
are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment
of the Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes.
Some people are running around today
trying to get a direct revelation from God. They
want the Lord to give them a word from Heaven:
Do this... Turn right... Turn left.
Yet most of the time when I find myself
in the middle of the will of God, it isnt
because I heard a word from the Lord. Rather its
because I was simply living by the Word of God,
applying biblical principles.
Daniel, for example, needed the
interpretation to King Nebuchadnezzars dream. He had a
good biblical template to follow, which was the
story of Joseph from Genesis.
Joseph, too, had the ability to interpret
dreams. He was thrown in prison on false charges,
and while he was there the Pharaoh had a dream
that no one could interpret. So Pharaoh sent for
Joseph, who told him what his dream meant. As a
result, Pharaoh placed Joseph in a position of
This brings up a simple point: the Bible
tells us how to live. This is why we need to know
the Bible. Its why we need to study the
stories of the Bible and the teachings of the Bible.
And its also why we need to memorize passages
from the Bible.
When we do this, we start learning how to
think biblically. Because the best way to know the
will of God is to know the Word of God.
So when a situation comes up, you think,
Wait, theres a story in the Bible I just read
that had a very similar situation. Im going to
apply that here. Or, I just thought of a
verse I memorized that applies to this
As you apply Gods Word, as you live
biblically, youll find that youre walking in
Gods will. [Greg Laurie from Harvest Ministries;
LINKS FOR FURTHER STUDY ON THIS PASSAGE
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4th of 28: Cared For:
5th of 28: Saved:
6th of 28: You Can Change:
7th of 28: Reprogramming Our Brains:
If anyone has a paraphrase, commentary or
testimony on this passage of Scripture, either
personal or otherwise, I would be interested in
hearing from you. Thanks in advance and let's keep
uplifting Jesus that all might be drawn to Him. Fred