Psalm 32:8 says: “I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye.”
Seeking wisdom should be a part of life. Wisdom should be sort when making decisions for a life time partner, parenting wisdom (from newborns through school days) teens, their wedding plans etc. Wisdom is so important for guidance. Of course, there’s an assortment of classes, counselling and generational pass-down of valuable experience. Wisdom is also needed during times of crisis and when under financial pressure.
Where do we find such wisdom?
James 1:5 – “If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.”
So why do we allow ourselves to stress out, panic or worry in times like this? How often do we seek wisdom from the Lord?
In the early years of my marriage, I used to stress over every minor crisis, especially when my husband was interstate with work or on a course where I couldn’t contact him. When it came to a serious dilemma, I was panic stricken. It took sheer willpower to seek wisdom through His word and be strengthen by His truths. By seeking wisdom when a situation arose, I could take my concerns immediately to the Lord in prayer.
The next time there’s a crisis or situations that requires wisdom, pray and seek out God’s wisdom in your circumstances. Through His Word and prayer, He will guide you through.
Father, show us wisdom in all situations that arise in our day-to-day lives. Teach us to trust you, seek out insights through your word and prompt us to pray through ever crisis. Strengthen us so we may stand firm when things happen that needs your wisdom to see us through. Amen.
First Published 2009
Scripture Verses used are from the King James Version of the Bible