The Life-Changing Power of Instruction
Receiving God's best and giving God our best begins with an assignment. It is fully realized by recognizing the importance of instruction. Instruction and assignments are provided for our protection and provision.
Think of all the best things in your life. Now think of the broken or unfulfilled things in your life. A lot of disap- pointment in your life is related to instructions you ig- nored or did not take seriously. A wise person once said, “If I can help you change how you respond to an in- struction, I can help you change your life.”
Imagine driving on a long trip on a highway without signs or directions. That would essentially be a trip to “nowhere.” The fact that we need instruction confirms our need to learn and gain wisdom along with understanding. We also need people in our lives who know more than we know. This is especially true for God and His Word.
It is not only a matter of receiving instruction, but of being better at responding to instructors and their instructions. Prov. 6:23 For the commandment is a lamp, And the law a light; Reproofs of instruction are the way of life
Reflection Question: What are 1-2 instructions you received in the past six months that need follow-up or action taken?