There is a way that seems right to a man, But its end is the way of death.     Proverbs 16:25

Things are not always what they seem. Proverbs warns that we can be deceived into believing we are going down the right path and yet be heading toward death, the opposite direction from God’s will. People do not naturally seek God or pursue righteousness (Rom. 3:10-18). Only as the Spirit awakens our hearts to the Person of Christ are we able to desire God’s will. If we make decisions apart from the guidance of the Spirit of God, we will be like a ship trying to sail without a compass. We will do what makes the most sense, based on our own wisdom. But what looks attractive may actually lead to sin, ultimately destroying what is precious to us, for our most profound human thinking is mere foolishness to God (1 Cor. 1:18-20). Only God knows the way that leads to life, and He wants to lead us to walk in it (Matt. 7:13-14).

Don’t assume every opportunity that arises is from God.  Satan will disguise himself as an “angel of light,” and his invitations will seem to be in your best interest (2 Cor. 11:14). Yet his way leads only to death (John 8:44). The word of God will be like a light to your path, guiding you in the ways of righteousness (Ps. 119:105).

It can be perilous to follow a path that seems right without first consulting the Holy Spirit for guidance (John 16:13). Take time to seek the Holy Spirit’s direction when you face decisions. He knows the full ramifications of your choices.   The Holy Spirit will assist you to understand truth and to experience abundant life.   Trust Him as He leads you.

  1. June 18

    Holy Spirit, I pray, please lead along the right path, a holy path toward righteousness…thank You Holy Spirit…I Love You, I Adore You…🙏🏻

  2. June 18

    Please Holy Spirit weaken my carnal nature .

  3. June 18

    The Lord of Hosts blesses us each day with protection from His covering of us in the Holy Spirit. One of these days He will remove the covering protection and all hell will break loose. Be not afraid but prepare by telling your loved ones about Christ. Be saved today. May the God of Heaven and Earth bless you each and peace unto you.

  4. June 19


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