Thursday, September 3, 2009

His Steps

Job 23:11 My foot hath held his steps, his way have I kept, and not declined.
Sometimes God’s leading seems hard – vs. 1
Sometimes God’s leading seems unfair – vs. 3-7
Sometimes God’s leading seems obscure – vs. 8-9
We need to understand that His leading is always right! – vs. 10
1 Peter 2:21 For even hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps:

1. His Steps Are Sure Steps
Psalms 18:36 Thou hast enlarged my steps under me, that my feet did not slip.
Psalms 18:33 He maketh my feet like hinds' feet, and setteth me upon my high places.
Psalms 37:31 The law of his God is in his heart; none of his steps shall slide.

2. His Steps Are Ordered Steps
Psalms 37:23 The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way.

3. His Steps Are Protected Steps
Psalms 57:6 They have prepared a net for my steps; my soul is bowed down: they have digged a pit before me, into the midst whereof they are fallen themselves.
Psalms 139:3 Thou compassest my path and my lying down, and art acquainted with all my ways.

4. His Steps Are Righteous Steps
Psalms 85:13 Righteousness shall go before him; and shall set us in the way of his steps.Psalms 119:133 Order my steps in thy word: and let not any iniquity have dominion over me.
Psalms 23:3 He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake.

5. His Steps Are Joyous Steps
Psalms 16:11 Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.

6. His Steps Are Good Steps
Psalms 25:10 All the paths of the LORD are mercy and truth unto such as keep his covenant and his testimonies.
Psalms 65:11 Thou crownest the year with thy goodness; and thy paths drop fatness.
Psalms 3:17 Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace.

7. His Steps Are Plain Steps
Psalms 27:11 Teach me thy way, O LORD, and lead me in a plain path, because of mine enemies.
Psalms 119:105 Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.
Proverbs 3:6 In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

8. His Steps Are Growing Steps
Proverbs 4:18 But the path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.

9. His Steps Are Living Steps
Poverbs 12:28 In the way of righteousness is life; and in the pathway thereof there is no death.