I am the proud owner of a Global Positioning System (GPS) navigational device for my car. I just punch in an address and it will direct me which way to go. But sometimes, the GPS will take me down roads that I've never driven before, and I find out how many beautiful landscapes the province of Ontario offers. This device has taken us through some very scenic countryside as well as memorable sights that I will cherish forever. Sometimes, when I haven't taken the time to update the device, I've come to a dead end, and had to turn around and take another path until the GPS was able to locate us and redirect us towards our destination.

As I was thinking about this, I thought about the gift that we are given when we accept and believe that Jesus sacrificed His life for us: our personal GPS, God's Personalized Spirit.

John 14:26 "But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all that I said to you." (NASB)

God's personalized Spirit will direct us if we listen, trust, and obey.

We may find ourselves in strange places that we've never dreamed of on account of the leading of the Spirit. Due to the nudging of the Spirit of God within us, we may sacrifice our time, or do things that we had never thought of doing, or stand up for persons that are unable to fend for themselves.

1 Corinthians 2:12 Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, so that we may know the things freely given to us by God. (NASB)

Are you willing to follow where God's Spirit is leading you?

Prayer: Lord God, thank You for sending us our own GPS. May we take the time to listen, obey, and follow the road that You place before us. Grant us the courage and compassion to follow Your prompting. Amen.


Rosemary Hagedorn Penetanguishene, Ontario, Canada

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