You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast because they trust in you. – Isaiah 26:3
There is a steadfastness that God desires to get us to. God improves our steadfastness by allowing us to go through trials and tribulations that force us to a place of seeking God that requires us to grow. In that process, we begin to keep our minds steadfast on Jesus through keeping our minds steadfast on His word. I’d like to share some of the scriptures that I like to meditate on when I am faced with things such as worry and fear concerning my future.
The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord: and he delights in his way. – Psalms 37:23
Sometimes, I think we go over the scriptures to quickly, and only receive the word as a formality instead of what it is actually saying. In order for our footsteps to be ordered of the Lord, that would have to mean that our footsteps have been set up by the Lord. This means that our future is already set. Our future is already sure, firm, and stable. God has everything already planned out. Because this is the case, Satan seeks to distract us from God’s way for us and to cause us to distrust the Lord, and His plans for us.
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