My Life Verses

by Kathy Cheek



                               

My Life Verses

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge him and he shall direct your paths. Proverbs 3:5-6 NKJV

My Life Verses are Proverbs 3:5-6. What are Life Verses? Simply, they are favored verses that hold a deep meaning to us. What do these verses mean to me? They are how I live my life. They guide my life. When I am faced with choices, struggles, and uncertainties—I run to these verses and apply them to each present situation.

Let’s look at these two verses a little closer today and how I have applied them to my life.

Trust in the Lord with all your heart. Trust is vital. Trust is faith in action. Trust is the essence of faith and the essence of my walk—my relationship with God. God has built trust deep into my being, and it lies at the core of how I live my life.

And lean not on your own understanding. We need to understand that we are not going to go through life doing things our own way. Not in a trusting relationship with God. That is what I have learned. It was a valuable lesson when I learned to just let go of my own way and go His way. My heavenly Father knows best.

In all your ways acknowledge Him. Believe God is who He says He is and make Him Lord of your life. See His Holiness. See His majesty and power. He is God. He is in control. He is sovereign.

And He shall direct your paths. My life is in His hands. As I follow Him I am going where He is leading and this is how I know I am where I am supposed to be and going where I am supposed to be going. Even the twists and turns are sovereignly being navigated by God as I yield my heart and life to His will.

There is power to live the Christian life in these two amazing verses. As you read these familiar verses again today, I pray they plant themselves deep in your heart and grow an unshakable and lasting trust in the Lord your God.

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Kathy Cheek writes devotions, inspirational stories and poetry and has been published in various Christian magazines and regularly guest posts on several devotional and ministry sites. Her favorite subject to write about is the rich relationship God desires to have with us and how that is walked out in everyday life and every circumstance. Kathy and her husband live in Dallas, TX and have two daughters who also reside in the Dallas area. You can read more of her devotions atIn Quiet Places

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1 Ann July 2, 2014 at 7:57 am

I enjoyed your post today — it seems like God wants me to really keep these verses foremost in my mind lately for this has been in almost every devotional booklet & internet devotionals that I receive in the last several weeks. It makes me wonder if I’m about to go into a phase that I will need to totally trust God, to listen harder than ever to his instructions & move forward with HIS PLAN! Thanks for being an instrument for God.
Ann

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2 Mary July 2, 2014 at 9:17 pm

I love this passage. Thank you so much for sharing how it has impacted your life. It is so true! God is an awesome God.

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