Shut Out The Noise For A Moment…

by | Oct 20, 2021

Proverbs 3:5-6,  “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths.”

Have you ever gone to an amusement park or a carnival?  When you start walking around, and especially if you have children with you, the distraction of it all can be overwhelming.  Everywhere you turn there is either a vendor calling out or a ride everyone wants to go on and until you stop for a minute and get your bearings and figure out what you will start with and where you will go from there you can almost be paralyzed with the wonder of where to begin.  You can’t do everything at once so it takes putting together a plan so you can maximize your time and money.  There are long lines to wait in and food to figure out so it pays to take the time to figure out a plan.

God wants to show you His plan, you don’t have to figure it all out, you just have to follow Him and trust Him.  You will have to be intentional in following Him and seeking Him because there are a million things out there screaming for your attention.  Satan would like nothing better than to either keep you busy with something or distract you with something to keep you from God’s plan.  As Christians, we need to stop and take a look at whether or not we have become complacent.  If that sounds old school to you then you may really need to take a look and ask God to show you what you may be missing.  God’s word has not changed and He has a plan and it is not for us to just go along with what the world says is right.  We are called to be a light in this dark world.  If you aren’t different than the world then why would they want what you have?

Christians talk about wanting revival and revival begins with us.  Revival begins with Christians getting their hearts right with God and getting passionate about Him.  The world is headed to Hell and so are our nations and it is time for us to take stands on the Word of God.  We need to put God at the forefront of what we are doing.  Parents need to take stands for what is being taught in the schools and most of all in their homes.  Start by setting the standard in your home based on God’s Word.  Teach your children.  Show your children by your example.  Don’t just make “good choices”, make the best choices based on the Word of God.  Dare to be different so others will be drawn to God.

God has a plan for your life, He tells you that in Jeremiah 29:11-13 and He wants to guide you into all that He has planned for your life.  Run those decisions you are making today by Him and just ask Him to guide you.  Focus on Him and know that you can trust Him.  Shut out the noise of the world for a moment and just rest in His peace so He can show you all that He would like to do in and through you.  “In all your ways”, ask Him if there’s an area of your life that you have neglected to give to Him.  Trust Him with your whole heart to guide you and those you love into all that He has planned for your life so you can be the shining example He has called you to be.

Quote:  “Even if you are on the right path you will get run over if you just sit there.”  ~ Will Rogers

1 Comment

  1. Trish

    So true. Tks so much for these devotionals and practical encouragement especially during these current different and difficult times