I Got This!!
We think of ourselves as being smart, intelligent, or at least competent enough to handle our own business. At times we become so engrossed in ourselves and our abilities to make decisions we stop consulting with God, and trust our own judgment. We no longer feel the need to pray before making decisions, and we adopt what I like to call the “I’ll call you when I need you” approach.
You cruise through life barely acknowledging God when things are going good, but somehow quickly remember to call on Him as soon as your life spins out of our control. According to the English proverb, “You can’t have your cake and eat it too.”
“Trust in the Lord with all thine heart and
lean not unto thine own understanding.”
You seem to be able to put all of your trust in being in love or lust, your profession, and your wealth to name a few. The scripture says to trust in Him with ALL of your heart. He doesn’t say to trust him with some of your heart, but all of it.
Father Knows Best
Oh and here is the BIGGIE…Lean Not unto your own understanding. Translation: We’re not as smart as we think we are and we don’t have it all figured out! God sees beyond what we can see, and He knows what is best for us.
He could have told you the car you rushed to buy wasn’t going to hold up for long, or the job you spent your time applying for was not what He wanted for you. He could have told you to pull your money out before you lost all of your savings, or the person you were consumed in would never treat you right.
You must relinquish all control, acknowledge God in All of your ways, and trust Him to direct your paths. (Proverbs 3:6)