Did you make any resolutions this year? Have you already stopped pursuing some of them? Don’t worry! Statistics show that only 12% of people actually succeed in making their resolution reality. Not very good odds, are they. What if, instead of trying to think up ways we can “fix” ourselves, we had a guaranteed plan of action?
“Show me the path where I should walk, O LORD; point out the right road for me to follow. Lead me by your truth and teach me, for you are the God who saves me. All day long I put my hope in you.” Psalm 25:4-5
Instead of us trying to figure out where we can improve and what we can do to “make our lives better” – why not ask God what HIS plan is? His plan is guaranteed to succeed…
“…being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.” Philippians 1:6
God, you are holy and righteous – and we are not. Forgive us when we try to take control of our lives and play God. You have perfect plans for us and we ask you to show us what you want us to do this year. Help us to see the error of flowing our own plans and the blessings that come from following yours. Help us to relax and let you be in charge of our lives.