God’s Antidote To Indecision

“He guides me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.” Psalm 23:3b (NIV)

Sometimes we’re afraid of making the wrong decision, and that creates stress.

God says there is an antidote to our indecision. Psalm 23:3 tells us, “He guides me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.” We handle the stress of decision-making by letting God guide us.

You may be thinking, ‘But I’ve tried this!’ There were times when you asked God to guide you but then you became more confused. You still couldn’t figure it out, and you kept thinking, ‘Why is knowing God’s will so difficult?’

Is God playing games with us? Of course not! God wants to guide us. He wants us to know His will more than we want to know it. The problem is we often look for the wrong thing when we’re trying to find God’s will. 

Some of us look for a feeling to tell us God’s will. Some of us want a formula to tell us God’s will. Some of us look for a fantastic sign that will show us God’s will. 

All of these ways lead to frustration and can cause us to miss God’s will.

God does not want you confused or stressed over making any decision. He is always with you and he wants you to look to him for guidance.

Take a look at this new curriculum from Saddleback Resources: Raising Your Kids without Raising Your Blood Pressure

This devotional is copyrighted 2011 by Rick Warren. Used by permission.


Give hope, prayer, and encouragement below. Post a comment & talk about it.


SIGN UP FOR PASTOR RICK’S FREE DAILY HOPE DEVOTIONAL

SIGN UP FOR DAILY HOPE DEVOTIONAL

Special Offer

transformed-gift-bottom-left2

Transformed Audio Series and Worship Music Album

Would you like to become all that God intended you to be? You can, but not on your own power. In these messages Pastor Rick shows you how to unlock the promises in God's word to TRANSFORM your life in eight key areas...from the inside out. You’ll want to add this life changing teaching to your library of Christian teaching. We’ll also send you the Transformed Music CD, a sound track for life-change, featuring eight of today’s best worship songs and two original worship songs.

REQUEST YOUR COPY

On the Radio

transformed-currentseries-bottom-right

Transformed Audio Series

If you're like most people - every new year - you've tried to make positive changes and then given up or slidden back into old destructive patterns. Here's the good news, with God's help you can make and maintain positive changes in every area of your life. Let Pastor Rick show you how unlocking the promises in God's word and following his instructions will TRANSFORM your life in seven key areas...from the inside out.

Purchase this seriesListen to this series