Do not be conformed to this world, [ a ] but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect. Romans 12:2
Your divine design dictates your future direction.
Only God knows what’s around the corner.. only He can see what will come into our lives … only God knows the state of other people’s hearts, while we can only plan, hope and imagine. If our heart is in the right place, the Lord will speak to us so it is very important to keep an ear out for the voice of the Lord.
The Lord still speaks today through the Holy Spirit in us. The scriptures don’t speak about impressions, but they do speak about dreams where God sends messages and how we are led of the Spirit. God revealed Himself and spoke through the prophets. They always knew it was God speaking and knew exactly what He was saying. We must know that any way the Lord communicates with us, will not contradict the word of God. Sometimes, He speaks in an audible voice, other times in a soft still voice and will confirm what He says through His word.
Testimony: In 2019 I loaned someone money and they promised to pay me in full plus interest. Time passed and I wondered where this money was; it was on my mind. I was reading the book of Genesis and came across the scripture which says “I will not take a thread nor a sandal strap nor anything that is yours, lest you should say, ‘I have made Abram rich.” Through the scripture the Lord impressed on my heart and ministered to me, that I should not ask this person for the money. Only God knew that if I asked this person for the money, they would boast about helping me in some financial way. To make the story short, I have not received the money from this person but their actions revealed their heart. And knowing this person’s true colors is beneficial to me, my own heart and my future. I believe the Lord will repay my good intentions, as He will also bless my choice to yield my will to His leading.
The Lord is interested in every detail of our lives. He knows which relationships are convenient for us. He knows which job opportunities will benefit us. He knows which church is the right one for us. He even knows how we should spend our money and invest our time. The Lord can direct you to release something or someone, trust Him. He knows all the pieces to the puzzle.
Thank you, Father God, for making a masterpiece of our lives, even if we don’t know how the work of art will look in its entirety. I pray for the strength of those who feel stuck, unmotivated or lack direction. I pray you give us all desire to seek you in prayer and in the Word. I pray you give your sons and daughters a sense of joy, excitement and fulfillment in life. In Jesus’ name, Amen.