23 scriptures on God’s guidance and leadership

Allowing God To Be Your Guide and Leader

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(Last Updated On: September 9, 2016)

God wants to be a part of our ever day life. He loves it when his creation includes him in every aspect of their lives and when they follow his prescribe plan or will for their lives.

One of the reasons why David and other kings who were faithful to God could be as successful as they were, for example David was able to win all his battles, was because they trusted in God and allowed Him to be their guide.

Each one of us can be successful, we can live a fulfilling life, but we must allow God to be our guide, allow him to lead us. Why should we allow God to direct our steps? Because we do not always know or able to see the pitfalls of our own actions. That is why says “it is not for them to direct their steps.” (Jeremiah 10:23) Many times I sought to do my own thing and failed miserable, however, when I sought the direction of God my path is always bless, I experienced less problems, less sadness, less headace and more joy and peace and his blessings and approval.

The Bible gives us many instances or scriptures that speaks about God’s guidance and leadership of his people. Here are 18 scriptures or that speaks about the leading and guiding of the Lord.

Scriptures On Guidance & Leading

Make me know Your ways, O LORD; Teach me Your paths. Lead me in Your truth and teach me, For You are the God of my salvation; For You I wait all the day. (Psalm 25:4-5

Teach me, and I will be silent; And show me how I have erred. (Job 6:24)

God will show me the path of life. (Psalm 16:11)

The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not lack. (Psalm 23:1)

God will instruct me and teach me in the way I should go. He will guide me with His eye. (Psalm 32:8)

Nevertheless I am continually with You; You have taken hold of my right hand. With Your counsel You will guide me, And afterward receive me to glory. (Psalm 73:23-24)

Make me walk in the path of Your commandments, For I delight in it. (Psalm 119:35)

My steps are ordered by the Lord. (Psalm 37:23)

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path. (Psalm 119:105)

I trust in the Lord with all my heart and lean not on my own understanding. In all my ways I acknowledge Him and He directs my paths. (Proverbs 3:5-6)

I shall hear a word behind me, saying, “This is the way, walk in it,” whenever I turn to the right or the left. (Isaiah 30:21)

Teach me to do Your will, For You are my God; Let Your good Spirit lead me on level ground. (Psalm 143:10)

Thus says the Lord, my Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: “I am the Lord your God, Who teaches you to profit, Who leads you by the way you should go.” (Isaiah 48:17)

The Lord will guide me continually. (Isaiah 58:11)

I desire to do God’s will so I shall know whether it is from God. (John 7:17)

I follow Jesus so I shall not walk in darkness, but I have the light of life. (John 8:12)

I hear Jesus’ voice and He calls me by name and leads me out. Jesus goes before me and I follow him, for I know his voice. I will by no means follow a stranger. (John 10:3-5)

The Spirit of truth has come and He is guiding me into all truth. He will tell me things to come. (John 16:13)

I am led by the Spirit of God for I am a son of God. (Romans 8:14)

It is God Who works in me both to will and to do for His good pleasure. (Philippians 2:13)

I let the peace of God rule in my heart. (Colossians 3:15)

LORD, I know that people’s lives are not their own; it is not for them to direct their steps. (Jeremiah 10:23)

I will stand perfect and complete in all the will of God. (Colossians 4:12)

The God of peace will make me complete in every good work to do His will, working in me what is well pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ. (Hebrews 13:21)

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