Each day is filled with a multitude of choices, each with a range of significance. A believer in Christ has divine assistance available each moment. Will we choose wisely or foolishly? Will we choose with our own comfort or “eternity’s values in view?”
Today’s hymn by Horatius Bonar reminds us of the necessity of surrender to and engagement with God’s will. As Jesus prayed in the Garden of Gethsemane (surely one of the most difficulty prayers ever prayed) “Not my will but Thine be done.” Luke reminds us his sweat was as great drops of blood, because of the agony in which his body, soul and spirit were engaged.
Thy way, not mine, O Lord,
However dark it be;
Oh, lead me by Thine own right hand,
Choose Thou the path for me.
Smooth let it be or rough,
It will be still the best;
Winding or straight, it can…
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