Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Step Out and Find Out - by Joyce Meyer Ministries daily devotion 6 February Tuesday

A man’s mind plans his way [as he journeys through life], But the LORD directs his steps and establishes them.
— Proverbs 16:9
People often ask me how they can find out what God’s will is for their lives. Some spend many years waiting to hear a voice or to receive supernatural direction. But hearing God’s voice in your heart is usually more practical than that. I tell them to step out and find out.
Early in my journey with God, I wanted to serve Him. I felt He had placed a call on my life, but I didn’t know exactly what to do, so I tried different opportunities that were available.
A lot of them didn’t work out for me, but I kept trying different ones until I found an area that fit me. I finally came alive inside when I had an opportunity to share the Word with people. I found joy in teaching, and it was obvious God had given me the ability to do it. I knew then that I had found my place in ministry.
Sometimes the only way to discover God’s will is to practice what I call "stepping out and finding out." If you have prayed about a situation and don’t seem to know what you should do, take a step of faith. Don’t be afraid of making a mistake. Step out and God will guide you.
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