(GOD speaking) “I will lead the blind by a way they do not know; I will guide them in paths that they do not know. I will make darkness into light before them And rugged places into plains. These things I will do [for them], And I will not leave them abandoned or undone.” (Isa 42:16) I have been blind … many, many times I haven’t wanted to see what was going on around me – to my harm. I have wasted good money … many, many times on trying to satisfy my needs – and ended up
I love you, GOD — you make me strong. GOD is bedrock under my feet, the castle in which I live, my rescuing knight. My God—the high crag where I run for dear life, hiding behind the boulders, safe in the granite hideout…
… GOD made my life complete when I placed all the pieces before him. When I got my act together, he gave me a fresh start. Now I’m alert to GOD ’s ways; I don’t take God for granted. Every day I review the ways he works; I try not to miss a trick.
… He creates each of us by Christ Jesus to join him in the work he does, the good work he has gotten ready for us to do, work we had better be doing. (Eph 2:7)
Bottom line, it’s not that ‘we’ invite God into ‘our’ Agenda’s / Plans / Schemes. The fact is that He’s already there – AND already working. Scripture is quite clear that it’s ‘us’ that have received the invitation to participate in ‘His’ Plans…!
How…? Jesus tells us quite clearly that His Sheep hear His voice
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