Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take. (Proverbs 3:5, 6 NLT)
Message: (One of my favorites!)
God knows what’s best for us. He is a better judge of what we want than even we are! We must trust him completely in every choice we make. We should not omit careful thinking or belittle our God-given ability to reason; but we should not trust our own ideas to the exclusion of all others. We should always be willing to listen and be corrected by God’s Word and wise counselors. Bring your decisions to God in prayer; use the bible as your guide; and then follow God’s leading. He will make your paths straight by both guiding and protecting you.
Look at your values and priorities. What is important to you? In what ares have you not acknowledged him? What is his advice? In many areas of your life you may already acknowledge God, but it is in the areas where you attempt to restrict or ignore his influence that will cause you grief. Make him a vital part of everything you do; then he will guide you because you will be working to accomplish his purposes.