That was my prayer.
And I was serious.
I knew my way was right. I knew my husband’s way wasn’t going to work. If his way did work, it would only be by some fluke, which would really be
Thankfully, it only took me a matter of seconds to hear how selfish my own prayer truly was, but that hasn’t stopped me from finding myself in this situation many more times since.
Human beings just wanna be right. Even when faced with the Holy Word of an Almighty God, they wanna be right. They want to twist what God says by removing words and changing meanings all so they can be right. Now, that is
God is the same:
Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow. His Word didn’t change to become more
It is what it is…which is Right. Read it. Live it. Whether or not YOU are right really has very little to do with it.
So, what do we do when faced with situations where we want to be right?
God is opposed to the proud, but gives grace to the humble.
1 Peter 5:5d
Grace and humility…couldn’t we all use a dose of those two?
And what about when we think we know better than God?
“For my thoughts are not your thoughts,
neither are your ways my ways,”
declares the LORD.
Our view is distorted. That’s why we have to be in the Word because when we do things on our own, well…
There is a way that seems right to a man,
but in the end it leads to death.