Friday, May 25, 2018

Making Good Choices

Life is a series of choices. God has given each of us the ability to make choices. Some people are hesitant to make choices. They are afraid of making the wrong choices. Some even go so far as letting others make their choices. Sad but true, their lives are controlled by the choices of others.

You need help in making good choices. You may ask friends for their opinions. Then you may struggle and fret over the right opinion. However, there is a better way. You have a friend to help you with every choice. Wisdom is your friend. Wisdom will never lead you to make the wrong choice. Wisdom comes from God.

Wisdom is there for you. Wisdom, however, will never force its guidance on you. Ask God for wisdom in every choice you make. He promises to give you wisdom. "If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him" (James 1:5).

Understand that wisdom never comes to you alone. Wisdom always comes with peace. They are constant companions. The wisdom of God comes to you with the peace of God. They always work together. "But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable" (James 3:17). Peace will always confirm wisdom. In making good choices, let wisdom and peace work for you. It's your choice.