Guide Me In Your Truth
Date: April 26, 2023
I use the BLESS method every morning for my devotional.
B - Bible Verse
L - Listen for God's Word and pray
E - Explore the History and meaning
S - Study and savor the Key Words or Phrases
S - Summarize and Share
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B - Bible Verse - Psalm 25:5 (NIV) - "Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long."
L - Listen for God's Word and pray - Lord, as we read this verse, we ask that You speak to us through Your Word. Guide us and teach us with Your truth, as You are our Savior and our hope is in You. Help us to hear Your voice clearly and to trust in You completely.
E - Explore the History and meaning - In this verse, David is asking God to guide him in truth and to teach him, acknowledging that God is his Savior and his only hope. David is expressing his dependence on God and his desire to follow God's ways. We can also learn from David's example and seek God's guidance and wisdom in our own lives.
S - Study and savor the Key Words or Phrases:
"Guide me" - David recognizes that he needs God's guidance in his life. This phrase shows humility and dependence on God, reminding us to also seek God's guidance in our own lives.
"Your truth" - David is asking God to guide him in truth, indicating that he values truth and desires to live according to God's ways. This phrase reminds us to prioritize seeking God's truth in our lives.
"My hope is in you" - David acknowledges that his hope is found in God alone, not in himself or in anything else. This phrase encourages us to place our hope and trust in God, who is faithful and trustworthy.
S - Summarize and Share - This verse simply means that we should trust in God to show us the right path to take in life. We should look to Him for guidance and direction, and have faith that He will lead us in the right direction.
For example, imagine you are at a crossroads in life and don't know which path to take. You may feel uncertain or worried about making the wrong decision. But when we trust in God and seek His guidance, we can have confidence that He will show us the way to go. We can pray for wisdom and guidance, read the Bible for wisdom and insight, and seek the advice of wise and trusted mentors.
We can also share this verse with others who may be going through a similar situation, and encourage them to trust in God and seek His guidance. We can remind them that God is always with us, and that He cares about our lives and our decisions. And when we trust in Him, He will guide us in the way that is best for us.
Bible Cross References - Psalm 43:3- "Send me your light and your faithful care, let them lead me; let them bring me to your holy mountain, to the place where you dwell."