May 17, 2019

Today’s Promise

God Establishes My Plans

Proverbs 16:3

Commit your works to the LORD And your plans will be established.


We all want to be successful. Who doesn’t want to see plans for their business, career, or family succeed?

Everyone wants to see what they are working on be a success. God gives us a simple plan in this powerful little promise. If you commit your plans to the Lord, He will establish them.

There are two parts to this promise. First, you have to commit your plans to the Lord. Commit means to “roll over to.” In other words you should roll your plans and the anxieties related to your plans over to the Lord. This includes submitting your plans for his approval.

A few years ago, I led a church to relocate and build a new church building. We have to submit our plans to the city for their approval. The plans would not be established until they were submitted and approved by the city. If the city rejected our plans or asked for modifications, we had to go back to the architect and made changes so they would be approved.

For your plans to be successful, you must submit your plans to the Lord for His approval.

You commit your plans to His leadership and guidance. Then you must make adjustments to your plans according to His direction. Only then can your plan succeed.

Once you submit your plans to the Lord, He will lead you and direct you in the next steps. He will bring together the resources and help to establish the plans.

Living in submission to the Lord allows the blessing of God to flow through you and into your plans. Your plans will be successful as you commit them to the Lord, trusting God to bring them to pass.

Look at that verse one more time.

Commit your works to the LORD And your plans will be established. Proverbs 16:3

Confess this with me.

Today I submit all my plans to the Lord.
I am listening for His approval and direction.
I know He will lead and guide me.
God will establish my plans so they will be successful.

In Jesus Name,
Amen

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7 Comments

  1. Allen Williams May 17, 2019 at 6:24 am - Reply

    Amen

  2. Leslie Williams May 17, 2019 at 6:47 am - Reply

    I leave and give all my plans to you Lord I Surrender ALL

  3. Ray Dorman May 17, 2019 at 7:10 am - Reply

    Amen, i am a businessman and iv’e seen Gods hand in my business. I want Gods plan and direction for my business and every aspect of my life. Thank you for today’s message i needed it! God is so good to us if we will only allow Him to lead ,guide and direct us according to His will.

  4. Mellene May 17, 2019 at 7:18 am - Reply

    Amen

  5. Richard B Hetland May 17, 2019 at 8:24 am - Reply

    Amen!

  6. Wendy May 17, 2019 at 8:40 am - Reply

    Amen I’m putting this Choir plan in your Hands that the songs be pleasing to YOU OH LORD. That the singers and leads & our church will be edified& YOU LORD be glorified!!

  7. Kgosintwa May 17, 2019 at 2:57 pm - Reply

    Amen

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