God’s Purposes

For it is God who works in you to will and to act according to his good purpose. – Philippians 2:13 NIV

Lord, I was ready to shirk my responsibility and distance myself from a commitment. And then You prodded my soul to act wisely and in a godly way. I didn’t fully understand it at the time, but I see now that You were leading me toward a higher purpose. Just when I think all circumstances come down to what I want versus what other people want, You step in and remind me that there is indeed a good purpose to be fulfilled. Thank You for this new perspective. Lord, work in me. Work through me. Use me for Your purposes. Amen.

[from One-Minute Prayers by Hope Lyda]