October 16, 2019

Today’s Promise

My Steps Are Ordered by God

Psalm 37:23

The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord, And He delights in his way. 


The average person in the United States takes about 4,700 steps a day.

Over a lifetime, that’s a lot of steps. For the Christian, each of those steps God orders. The word “ordered” means to “make firm and to establish.” Every day, God is firming up your steps to keep you from falling.

There are two essential truths to remember about God ordering your steps.

First, God has an order for your steps.

As we saw on March 28th in Jeremiah 29:11, God has a plan for your life, and that plan is good. God is directing your steps so you can fulfill the plan He has for you. As you allow, He will show you the right choices and lead you down the best path. He will show you which step to take to keep you going the right way.

Second, God is ordering your steps by securing your footing.

Sometimes life can feel like you are walking up a mountain of gravel. You take a step, and it seems like you slide back two. Progress is slow, treacherous, and exhausting. You are not sure if you will ever reach the top of the mountain.

He keeps you from falling by making sure you are standing on solid ground.

In Psalm 40:2, the psalmist says God has placed his feet on a rock and makes his footsteps firm. God is doing that for you today. While others are sliding backward, or stumbling, God keeps your steps firm and secure. He plants your feet on the path and shows you where you should step. As you seek to follow Christ today, your steps will be directed and confirmed by God.

The second part of this verse is a promise that when you allow God to order your steps, He delights in you. Like a proud father who rejoices in the first steps of his child, God rejoices over you. He takes great joy and delight as you allow Him to order your steps.

Let’s look at that promise once again.

The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord, And He delights in his way. – Psalm 37:23

Confess this with me.

Today, God is ordering my steps
I am walking in the way He leads me
He has placed me on a firm rock
My every step is directed and secured by Him

In Jesus Name,
Amen

When your path is rough and unstable, God is securing your steps.

I’ll be back tomorrow with another promise from God’s word. I hope you will join me. Until then, this is Billy Taylor, and God’s Richest Blessings!


 

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17 Comments

  1. lucena Richards September 1, 2020 at 4:03 pm - Reply

    I am bless with these encouraging words,as I allowed God to direct my steps. God richly bless you and your ministry.

  2. Sharon January 13, 2021 at 4:13 am - Reply

    Receive daily promise

    • Billy Taylor January 13, 2021 at 3:37 pm - Reply

      Hey Sharon, I’m not sure what your comment means. If you want to get the Daily Promise in your email, you can subscribe on the main site. – Billy Taylor

      • Lucy Meria August 21, 2021 at 11:03 am - Reply

        So powerful, lm blessed

      • Jackie Kimani August 27, 2022 at 10:48 pm - Reply

        Jehovah is ordering my steps and I’m not even supposed to order my steps
        Jeremiah 10:23

  3. Lydia March 17, 2021 at 9:38 am - Reply

    Thank you for this. God bless you!

  4. Kuzie Maya April 30, 2021 at 3:57 am - Reply

    The Daily Promise is powerful. Thank you so much and may God Bless you.

  5. Cheryl Arguinzoni July 1, 2021 at 2:07 pm - Reply

    Thank you for these reminders of Gods words. I’m content in letting God guide me and lead me.

  6. VIncent Taylor July 26, 2021 at 12:11 am - Reply

    Amen Thank God for such a revelation.
    and continue spreading our Fathers promise .

    Many blessings loves how He delights in us.

  7. Pauline Jennings October 5, 2021 at 2:04 am - Reply

    Thank you Lord for ordering my Steps .In Jesus name.Amen.

    • Jequala March 22, 2022 at 2:16 pm - Reply

      Lord God I thank you for ordering my steps , I love you…thank you for your blessings.

  8. Pauline Jennings October 5, 2021 at 2:10 am - Reply

    The Lord is ordering my Steps.

  9. Mervin Girasol November 17, 2021 at 6:16 am - Reply

    Thank you for these reminders that God leads our way.

  10. Bornfacia December 19, 2021 at 12:32 am - Reply

    I am blessed. Thank you so much 🙏 God bless you.

  11. CCES February 3, 2022 at 6:29 pm - Reply

    Just said this powerful prayer with my creative team, and unleashed Gods power unto us.
    Blessings to your church and team as well.

    Best,
    CCES (Clearwater FL)

  12. Canaan Mcknight-Wilson March 6, 2022 at 12:44 pm - Reply

    Good evening pastor my name is Canaan Mcknight from Houston tx i was baptized at 7yrs old and i just saved 2 men life im only 16 but besides that i own two companys marking and a dropshipping store and today i got a 1k bonus today by this solor company and im just so blessed right now ive been praying everyday for god to heal me and it work he came through to me now i understand alot more things better now and with out the word you spoken to me today it just lifted me to wanna keep helping people and giving all my praise to god Thank yall so much.

  13. Deborah Obisesan July 21, 2022 at 2:26 am - Reply

    I am bless with this God bless 🙏🙌 you

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