Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
In his heart a man plans his course, but the Lord determines his steps.
— Proverbs 16:9
Just imagine where you’d be right now if the Lord said, “yes” to all your prayers. I’d have married at least twenty different guys, own houses all over the United States, and I’d be a size 6 not 16.
Not every prayer is selfish, but I’m glad Jesus knows our hearts. Here are a few verses to inspire us today to step up to Jesus:
“To man belong the plans of the heart, but from the Lord comes the reply of the tongue” (Proverbs 16:1).
“Many are the plans in a man’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails” Proverbs 19:21).
“A man’s steps are directed by the Lord. How then can anyone understand his own way?” (Proverbs 20:24).
“If the Lord ...
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