Step out and find out

A man’s mind plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps and makes them sure — 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.

From the book “Promises for our everyday lives”

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