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How to take Decisions

Behold, I send an Angel before thee, to keep thee in the way, and to bring thee into the place which I have prepared – Exodus 23:20

God says that he is sending you an angel who would guard you and protect you in your way till you reach eternity. At the same time, this angel will not only protect you but he is also there to advice you. You should listen to his voice and not provoke him. He will guard you against your enemies and from sin.

Beware of him, and obey his voice, provoke him not. For he will not pardon your transgressions. For my name is in him – Exodus 23:21

As Christians grow in the knowledge of Christ, they take the privilege of taking their own decisions in their marriage, career and important family matters. Finally, when things go wrong they blame God. They fail to listen to the voice of God which is guiding them. By taking wrong decisions, they undergo through a lot of heartaches and misery in life. Bible says obey the voice of God instead of taking own decisions. Consult God before you take the decisions not after taking them so that you can avoid all the heartaches. Sometimes the answer, which God gives, may not be the one we expect still learn to trust God and accept them. If you do then you will realize the plan of God in your life. If you do not obey the voice of God it will be too late to realize the folly of your ways. Bible says, "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not unto your own understanding" (Proverbs 3:5). Trusting completely on God will bring greater blessings than we can even imagine. Commit thy way unto the Lord. Trust also in him, and he shall bring it to pass – Psalms 37:5.

When we are in the crossroads and in times of distress it is difficult to take decisions. At these times if your fellowship with God was strong then you can be rest assured of his guidance in your life. God says "I will instruct you and teach you the way which you shall go. I will guide you with mine eye" – Psalms 32:8. Even your parents or the ones who love you most will not be able to do so.

There are times when our prayers are not heard immediately. It gets delayed. We gradually lose patience and end up taking decisions ourselves. God always gives answers at the right time.

Hope deferred makes the heartsick but when the desire comes, it is a tree of life – Proverbs 13:12.

There is blessing when we listen to the voice of God. God says, "if thou shall indeed obey his voice, and do all that I speak; then I will be an enemy unto your enemies, and an adversary unto your adversaries" – Exodus 23:22.

When you listen to the words of God and take decisions, God promises to be with you and take care of you. No man can stand against you because the Lord himself will be on your side and fight for you. No one will be able to steal your blessings.

May the Lord bless you and help you to acknowledge God in all your ways.

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