Psalm 1:1 - Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers.
It is time to seek Godly counsel. Guess what? We have a choice!
Who is counseling you? Do they know God? Do they have a personal relationship with God? Before taking advice, make sure the person counseling you is one who daily walks with God in His righteousness, for the man who does this will truly be happy and glad about the counsel he or she receives in knowing that it is Godly counsel.
Advice from friends, family members, coworkers, neighbors, etc are sometimes good advise, but they are not always the right advise. That is why we must seek God through prayer and His Word for scripture declares in Proverbs 3:5-6 Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. 6 In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.
When seeking Godly counsel from any other source than God, make sure you ask the person what God's Word says about your situation and not their opinion about it. If the answer given is consistent with the Word of God, if the answer points to God receiving honor and glory out of your life from it, then you know you have received wise counsel.
Are you in need of wise counsel? Seek the Lord! God is faithful and He will reveal “the path of life” to those who seek Him. Psalm 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.
When we follow God's principles and standards that are laid out in His book call the “Bible”, knowing God's plan and direction for our lives will be revealed to us by God. God's Word is His will and God's Will is His Word.
Proverbs 4:7 The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom. Though it cost all you have, get understanding. The wisdom of God is of utmost importance.
Proverbs 10:14 - The wise store up knowledge, but the mouth of a fool invites ruin.
We only have one shot at life and the best advise would be is to live it with Godly counsel.
Remember, seek not counsel from the ungodly for scripture declares in Psalm 14:1b-The fool has said in his heart, "There is no God.
Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; Happy indeed is this man.
Need godly counsel? Arise early! seek God through prayer and His Word. Mark 1:35- Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed.
Psalm 27:8 When thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, Lord, will I seek.
World, it is time to see Godly counsel! 1 Peter 5:8 - Be sober, be watchful: your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour. Do not let the one that is devour be you by way of ungodly counsel.
Isaiah 55:6 - Seek the LORD while you can find him. Call on Him now while he is near.
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