Teach me to do Your will, for You are my God; Your Spirit is good. Lead me.
Many nations are battling infrastructure problems, and this extends to reservoirs. In America, for example, many of the nation’s reservoirs are filling up with sediment. In the past, sand, silt, rocks, and debris floated down rivers and into the sea, but now they get trapped behind dams, threatening our water supply. The point being…
If we’re going to have the crystal-clear goals and plans of God flowing through our lives, we need pure sources. Our best ideas flow from the reservoir of prayer. Our most creative moments come from our time with the Creator. When we invest time with Him in prayer and Bible study, we gain a clearer focus on our personal dreams.
In Psalm 143, David felt overwhelmed (verse 4), but he spread out his hands to God (verse 6). He said, “Cause me to know the way in which I should walk” (verse 8), and he asked for God to teach him and to lead him (verse 10).
God will lead you, teach you, and use you, even when you feel overwhelmed—as you seek His guidance and help through prayer.
Until the race is run, until the journey’s done, until the crown is won, teach me thy way! Benjamin Ramsey
Psalm 143 • Bring my soul out of trouble!