Every day you and I face a variety of choices regarding the path we take. Many things influence our decisions for both good and bad, yet God wants us to choose daily to walk according to His ways. Over the next 4 days I will be sharing from the devotional journal, “Walk This Way”, with the prayer that it helps you to grow in your walk with God as you pursue a greater understanding of the path He calls you to.
Here is day twenty-eight with an important reminder that walking God’s way will lead you on a path of understanding.
Walk a Path of Understanding
“Leave your simple ways and you will live; walk in the way of understanding.”
Proverbs 9:6 (NIV)
What are some things that you have a difficult time understanding? What makes them so difficult to you? Do you expect everything to have an easy, simple answer? What happens when you have to work harder than desired in order to understand something or someone? How much effort do you put in understanding the things of God? How much of your understanding of God do you base simply on faith? Do you have to understand something completely before you believe or accept it?
Solomon writes as the voice of wisdom calling his readers to turn away from simple ways and walk a path of understanding. As you pray, ask God to help you grow in your understanding of who He is and how much He loves you. Pray that you would have an understanding of the faith required to know God. Pray that God would fill you with wisdom as you leave behind the ways of the simple and live a life of understanding. Pray that God’s wisdom would help you to know how to walk a path of understanding with the people around you.