God Will Guide Your Steps

This article started with a friend of mine was was really stressing out due to the fact that you cannot seem to find a good job right now.  This was my reply to her.

Here a couple of thoughts for you to consider.

As you will see in the Scripture verse I will list below from the prophet Jeremiah – God will now be giving you a brand new future and a brand new hope for your life.

You Are Now Operating On A Different Playing Field!

Now that you have received the Baptism of the Holy Spirit and have made a complete and full surrender of your entire life over to God the Father – He is now in complete and total charge of your life!

When you make this full surrender with God, it is now His job to take full and complete care of you in every detail of your life – including finding the next new job that He will want you to move into.

There is not an area or detail in your life that God will not be willing to help you out with – no matter how small or trivial you think it may be.

The Holy Spirit is called “the Helper” in the Bible. It is now His job to help you in every single area of your life where you will need His help.

Here is what you will really need to ground on in your own personal walk with the Lord. Now that you are walking in God’s perfect will for your life – God will now be the One to fully guide you into whatever jobs He will want you to have from here on in. The choice is no longer yours!

God now has a perfect divine plan and destiny set up for your life – and He will now be the One to guide you every step of the way into the fulfillment of that divine plan!

What specific jobs you will now be taking will be very important in your own spiritual growth and development with the Lord. The jobs you will now be taking will be building blocks that will lead you into whatever His specific plan and destiny is going to be for your life.

This now takes the burden off you in trying to find the next right job. You obviously will still have to seek after the next job – but God will now be guiding your steps as you continue to seek after this new job, making sure that you always land in the specific jobs that He will want you to have at the exact time He will want you to have them.

You are now operating on a different playing field where the rules have changed a bit for you.

What this means is that if you go on a job interview and do not get the job, this means that God did not want you to have this job in the first place – and He was the One who closed the door on you getting that job so as to make sure that you did not go down a wrong path.

So when you keep getting rejected after several interviews, do not look at these rejections like you are a failure. Look at it that these were jobs that God did not want you to have in the first place, and that He was the One who was running interference so as to make sure that you did not end up taking those wrong jobs.

Remember – God already has your next new job all set up and planned out for you. All you have to do is simply wait for His timing to bring it to you!

I know the waiting can really get to you, but this is how God develops the fruit of patience and faith in your personality. You simply have to have full faith, trust, and belief that God now has your life completely in His hands and that He will now bring you the right job at the right time.

And not only does God have a set plan and a set future for your life – but He also has a set timetable in which all of these plans will manifest in your life.

You simply have to learn how to have patience during these waiting periods.

In the meantime, God will make sure and arrange that you have enough money and support coming in to help keep you afloat until this next job comes through. This is where you have to learn how to have complete faith in the Lord to do all of this for you.

Trust me, both Chris and I have been put through the waiting ringer plenty of times, and God has never failed to keep us afloat and open the door to the next step in our walk with Him when the time was right. You can take that fact to the bank!

The Scripture Verses

I will now give you some of the best verses from Scripture that will show you that it is now God’s job to fully guide you every step of the way as you now embark on this new journey with Him.

Study these verses very carefully! This is where many Christians really miss the boat with God.

Too many Christians are running there own lives and making their own choices instead of turning the reigns of their life over to God the Father for Him to fully handle.

Only God knows what your true potentials are in this life – and He is the only One who can arrange to have those full potentials maximized and realized in this life!

1.  This first verse will specifically tell you that God now has a definite PLAN and FUTURE set up for your life. This is from the prophet Jeremiah and it is a very popular verse.

“For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.” (Jeremiah 29:11)

Notice the words “to give you.” God is going to give you, to bring to you His specific plans and future that He now has in store for your life.

2.  Memorize this next verse. This one liner is extremely powerful.

“The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord … “(Psalm 37:23)  

Another way to look at this is that a step is one day in your life.

What this means is that God now has each day of your life perfectly planned out for you to the day that you depart from this life. You are now on the yellow brick road with the yellow color now being the light of God Himself.

Your job is to now live each day to its fullest, always trying to do the best at whatever God will be calling you to do for Him on that particular day.

If you can learn how to keep this kind of mindset, you will be less likely to throw pity parties when things do not go the way you think they should.  

3.  Study this next verse very carefully as it really applies to your situation

 “A man’s heart plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps.” (Proverbs 16:9)

What this verse means is that at times you will have to plan things out, try to figure things out, start testing things out.

As you are doing all of this, God will then direct your steps as you are walking them out, and before you know it, you will then end up at the place where God will want you to be at.

This verse perfectly fits into what you are dealing with right now on your job situation. You now have to seek after this next new job, but as you are in the process of seeking after this next new job – God will then make sure that He perfectly guides your steps all the way so that you can then land in the next job that He will want you to have.

You will thus find it as you are seeking after it.

4.  Here is another very powerful verse that will tell us that God will provide us with His divine protection if we are willing to listen to Him and follow His ways.

“But whoever listens to me will dwell safely, and will be secure, without fear of evil.” (Proverbs 1:33)

Notice the words “listen to me.” God leads – you follow. If you do, then God will give you safe and secure dwelling in this life and protection from evil things!

This is a very powerful promise for all believers. Many Christians find themselves in one dire circumstance after another as a result of not listening to God and doing what He wants them to be doing with their lives.

5.  The next 5 verses will tell you that God will now be fully guiding your steps in this life.

  • “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.” (Proverbs 3:5)
  • Thus says the Lord, Your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: “I am the Lord your God, who teaches you to profit, who leads you by the way you should go.” (Isaiah 48:17)
  • “I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will guide you with My eye.” (Psalm 32:8)
  • “For this is God, our God forever and ever; He will be our guide even to death.” (Psalm 48:14)
  • The Lord will guide you continually …” (Isaiah 58:11)

Notice the specific words that God will “guide you continually, be our guide even to death, guide you with His eye, leads you by the way you should go, teaches you to profit, instructs you and directs your paths.”

These are extremely powerful words. All of these verses make it very clear that it is God’s job to fully guide and direct your steps in this life. And all of this is given to you free of charge.

This is why you can let go and let God.

This is why the Bible tells us that we can now cast all of our burdens and cares upon the Lord – because it is now His job to take full and complete care of all of us from the moment we fully surrender everything over to Him.

6.  This next verse now goes one step further and specifically tells us that it is not our responsibility to direct our own steps in this life, that this responsibility now belongs to God and God alone!

“O Lord, I know the way of man is not in himself; it is not in man who walks to direct his own steps.” (Jeremiah 10:23)

Put this verse together with all of the other ones listed above – and it becomes quite clear that it is God’s job to direct our steps in this life – not ours!

7.  This next verse is especially for you. Notice the last sentence where it tells you to trust in God, to wait patiently for Him, and that He will bring it to pass!

“Delight yourself also in the Lord, and He shall give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the Lord, trust also in Him, and He shall bring it to pass … Rest in the Lord, and wait patiently for Him.” (Psalm 37:4,7)

Conclusion

I know it can get rather stressful and trying while waiting for God to bring this next job to you – but this is where you really have to give yourself pep talks from time to time when you start to get too down, just like a professional athlete does when he starts to go into a slump.

The professional athlete can either quit, or talk himself back into the game until he gets his swing or shot back.

In this game with God, we have to give ourselves pep talks from time to time, telling ourselves that God has complete control of our entire situation, that the ship is not going to sink, and that our breakthrough will come at the exact time that He has it set up to occur on His timetable.

Until that happens, do what the last verse says to do – “Rest in the Lord.”

Otherwise you will drive yourself crazy with all of the nervous energy that will start to eat at you and rob you of your peace and joy that you now have in the Lord.

When it is all said and done, you will look back on all of this and see that you had wasted a tremendous amount of negative energy, since it will have been shown to you that God finally came through for you.

Trust me – I have seen God come through time and time again without fail. There is a saying that many have heard – “God is never late, but He is never early.”

This means that God will come in with the breakthrough on His time schedule – not ours!

I hope all of the above will help give you some peace of mind. The Bible is truly the infallible Word of our Holy God, and you can totally and completely rely on what all of the above Scripture verses are trying to tell you.

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  1. Luz - July 10, 2018 at 11:53 pm

    WOW, for some reason… and it’s not a coincidence, because there’s never a coincidence in God. I was looking up something else from the Bible and this what popped up, I kept reading, and it was identifying with what exactly I am going through . If this is not God speak to me, then I don’t who it is. Wow, I am speechless, for real. Thank you to the person who did this bible article.
    P.S God is always on time, and to Him be the glory, Amen…..

  2. Purabi guha - June 25, 2018 at 9:33 pm

    Really wonderful.A real insight into God’s thought which I had ignored earlier.God had,has
    and is going to help me forever. Thank you Lord.I feel He has compassion for me.So I was successful in everything that I did.
    I am truly mesmerized by His love,concern for me .I feel I am His chosen one.
    My faith in Him will be everlasting.
    PRAISE BE TO THE LORD
    Purabi

  3. ND Damsan - May 26, 2018 at 11:14 am

    Waw petgectly encouragement, himmmmmmmmmmm, i was at a point of giving up but you encourage me and bring me back, i now know the secret of being patience and perseverance. May God give us /me a heart to wait patienly uppon Him.

  4. Wanda - May 8, 2018 at 4:13 pm

    Ok that’s Great that God has blessed you and Chris to live above water and that everything is working out for the best in you guys life but what you’ve failed to mention is what happens if i’m going to job interviews and every door has been shut in my face for the last three months and yes my car has been repoed and I’ve lost my job to begin with and I have no income and my rent is 3 months behind it’s like really? what did I do to deserve this but don’t get me wrong i’m a sinner.. but the kind of sinner that minds her business the kind of sinner that don’t have friends or family by my own choice the kind of sinner that only went to work and didn’t bother anyone it’s like people speak on what they have and just because they have it they think they know everyone’s situation i’m not married therefore I don’t have a Chris to cherish the moments that god has blessed you with… I mean is this because I just choose to be alone that i’m being punished for not wanting to deal with society no more than I need too it’s like where is the God in this situation I’m just a Loner and don’t want to be bothered with people and their ?…..You would think I went out and committed murder or some type of crime but at least the offender that really commits these types of crimes have it easy it’s like Really what the ?

    • Bob - June 4, 2018 at 9:45 pm

      God is trying to break your wrong beliefs – he wants way more for you in life, he wants you to drop all your preconceived ideas about people, situations etc. – follow him, seek his word and implement with zero fear – imagine if everyone lived like you mention, the world would be pointless – reading your message you have amazing insight but it has manifested itself into a negative development – if your circumstances were good you would just stay stagnant in your current mind set – trust god and just ask for what you want to happen be patient and try your hardest to listen to his subtle voice in your head telling you what to do/how to do/when to do – do not listen to the noisy fearful negative thoughts of I cant, it wont happen, its to late they these are all lies and only manifest negative experiences. Think to yourself that in 5 years time you are going to look back on your current circumstances and think Oh my God imagine if that situation did not happen I would not have been pushed into a high positive mindset. Reference for more information try Joyce Meyer’s website. Find the competitive spirit within and don’t let the negative side of life defeat you, seek and learn and pray its very powerful you have to believe 100% that what you pray for can be delivered by God and trust me it will come but he will want you to drop all fears and preconceived negative beliefs (can be very uncomfortable but its just the way it works).

    • Thom Morris - July 3, 2018 at 6:01 am

      Wanda, one of the great commandments is to love others, you can’t do that in a shell. You also cannot be a part of the great commission, sharing the Good News by staying holed up. When you are a part of an amazing community, part of a great church, there are many opportunities to share your struggles with them, and they in turn can help encourage, guide you to finding a job, finding resources to help you get caught up in your rent. All of these things are available to you. Trust God, do your part, and allow others into your life and let them do their part. Be humble, love God, love others, and see God do his amazing work through you and others. God wants us in community, building relationships, with him and others. Praying for you to take that next right step.

  5. Deborah - March 27, 2018 at 5:46 am

    Grace,
    You just said all the words I say at some point in time of the day every day! Again, To God be the Glory, Honor, and Praise always. God Is Good All The Time, All The Time God Is Good. This is right on time for my husband who is searching for a job that will fit our situation and also for me. I pray every day for God’s guidance now I know how to not try to do it my self and to Let go and Let God! Thank you, Father, God for leading me to these words this site, Amen, Amen and Amen!!!!

  6. Grace - March 7, 2018 at 12:18 am

    Amen, Amen and Amen!!
    To the Lord Jesus Christ be All Glory, Honor , Power and Praise forever and ever!

    Meditate upon God’s Word and Truth day and night ..psalm 1:1-3, Joshua 1:7-9

  7. Ted - February 14, 2018 at 3:21 pm

    God has done that for you time after time??? How has God done that for you? Not by you just waiting, was It, all the ads on this write up is on things you can do to improve oneself, God gives to who he pleases saved and the unsaved, no where does God or the bible tell us what job to take, it is not God that stops us and causes us stress , THESE may sound like facts but they are questions , we have a good life, many do not and cannot get a job and live in peace

  8. Kitwana Williams - October 16, 2017 at 9:28 am

    So I’ve recently rededicated my life to the Lord. Times before I completely scared myself away from trusting the decision because I thought I had to give up everything I was doing and didn’t know how to start this new journey.
    This time I’m leaning on God to help me find my path and order my steps. I found this article through I Google search of what do I do next. Wow. This was meant for me….I am currently seeking employment (since July) and I’ve been feeling very discouraged and was storing up the negative energy frm the rejections. After reading this and the scriptures I feel like God knows exactly where and when He will place me in this new opportunity and I just have to exercise my faith and patience. My steps are ordered and I’m ready to walk in them xoxo

    Thank you for this.

    • pradeep - October 31, 2017 at 5:26 am

      don’t lose heart Kitwana,keep looking you will surely get your job, will pray and hope you get your needs fulfilled as the Lord has plans for his believers and followers. i have been through much of my work career and now find the emerging economies and highly competitive industrial scenario aims to reduce men/women into machines, expecting higher and higher volumes of revenue from anywhere by any means. There is no human touch nowadays in work- though it pretends to make a show of it through various gimmicks, parties & outings, but come back on monday to find your assignment of the mission impossible on the desk. It is truly said by the wise king Solomon “I have seen all the works which have been done under the sun, and behold, all is vanity and striving after the wind.” (Eccl.1:14).

      I am 56, have a happy family, wife & two young daughters, though resigned from work for reasons cited above, though i would want to work still as the Bible also speaks in favor of doing any work diligently that our hands/minds may find to do, but employment does not appeal to me -it is same slogging everywhere i think, thought i would serve the Lord by serving the local church but got away seeing the politics, ambition and clever minds at work there too. Finding hard to literally obey the Word (leaving the family and world, giving up home etc.); i have now started my own company and looking to be self employed and to provide any service/goods in ethical manner with integrity.
      Before above decision i tried finding answers from various experts of christianity and on websites like this but still struggling to find the right answer – whether the Lord wants me to forsake everything including family and any work, the way apostles of Jesus were instructed to leave everything and follow Him and not to work for money as Bible says “you cannot serve two masters…” (though the earned money of people is a source of blessing to the poor & needy also to the charities and tithe are supposed to go).
      I do pray and meditate but unable to hear any still small voice giving me guidance, so i have taken a step to work as a challenge and if the Lord is upset with this decision he will show me some sign or hurt my work, so that i am discouraged and return to find meaning of life in him.

  9. LATISHA - September 27, 2017 at 3:43 pm

    This is a a very strong passage..I’m blessed to say God showed me different.I moved to a different state knowing I’ll find a great job,and thought I found a good man of god,wring.I got to my new place praying I’ll find a job nothing I didn’t start losing faith but I was giving up on my self due to the negative things my guy would say like I am ping to have to go back home cause of what else can’t do alone keep in mind I have 4 kids and a little income but just wasn’t working.So I cried every night even threw he negative things he would say day in and out.So 2 day ago I called a store and started crying saying me and my kids about to be homeless and I’m about lose everything, and they gave me this story about they will call me ..so I wipe my tears and and skills god to please show me please.I call another dept.store gave my info had a interview the next and Guess What…God spoke into these people hearts and gave me the job.I cried and said god you wanted me to wait and I’m glad I did not give up my faith,and please everyone don’t give up when God comes and bless you accept it,be greatful,and most importantly keeping praying,don’t give up.

    • Deborah - March 27, 2018 at 6:08 am

      Good morning Latisha, God’s continuous blessings to you! God directed me to this site as I did a google about learning God’s guidance today for me and my husband, Praise God! My tears of joy rooted in your faith as God lead you where you needed to be. I’ve learned even if it’s God’s blessing that particular blessing can be temporary as our Faith grows then God presents something even better because we are ready for it. Continue in the Faith and watch God’s blessings overflow!! Amen and Amen.

      Deborah

  10. Tosha C - September 7, 2017 at 4:45 pm

    awesome read and so comforting in knowing our steps are ultimately ordered by God.

  11. Joshua - September 1, 2017 at 4:12 am

    Dear Brother,

    Thank you very much showing us God Words and promises can be of sure to receive from him and to Bless his Holy Name.

    Ever thing from scripture written are Hundred percentage right and helping us to understand God is control of our life as per is Plan

    Amen
    Joshua India

  12. Caroline - June 12, 2017 at 4:51 am

    I am also job-hunting and sometimes I feel anxious “even though” I should know better that God has my back. I pray for His divine guidance to land that new job as promised in the scriptures. Please pray for me.

  13. kris rude - May 18, 2017 at 4:33 pm

    god bless you I love it and I really needed to hear all of that now to practice it in my everyday life. amen

  14. Thankfully all His - May 1, 2017 at 7:51 pm

    Thank you for your obidiance in writing this article. I wish I would have read it early in the morning. I spent the whole day anxious, worried, fighting with getting my peace, reading the Bible but not letting it sink in. Thank you for putting everything in perspective that “we are not in control” and that’s OK. Uhhh THANK YOU and thank you Abba for you are our true Good Father and Provider!!

  15. Ursula - March 28, 2017 at 4:25 am

    Thank you for this article,i have been doing a lot of things in my own way thinking I can fix it my self without involving God,but I still feel unfulfilled,and confused,but after this article I surrender everything to God and allow home to take control,and manifest in me the reason why he created me,thanks to all the people that commented I got inspired,God take the wheel and be in control AMEN

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