Countless times God's Word assures us of His desire to bless our lives if we commit our steps to Him. We're also told that willful disobedience will eventually result in unwelcome consequences. Often we can determine the good or bad outcome of life's situations by the degree to which we willingly walk in obedience to God's commands.
Read: Deut. 11:8-32, Ps. 19:8-11, Ps. 25:8-10, Ps. 103:17-18, Heb. 10:35-36, 1 John 2:17
We can easily recall situations when our disobedience cost us dearly. Remembering those times, what should our attitude be toward God's mercy and grace? How must we respond to His commands in the future?
Father, we bow our hearts in Your presence and remember how far Your grace has brought us. We pray for a hunger to know in a deeper way just how amazing Your love for us really is. Satisfy us with Your Spirit in such a way that You overshadow every other attraction. Thank You for the mercy that reached us when we struggled to go our own ways. Amen.
Brenda J. Davis is the acquisitions editor for Creation House.