January is typically the month we make plans for the rest of the year. God is good, and He has good thoughts and plans for us (Jeremiah 29:11). It is always important to pray and seek the Lord for His plans, for those are the ones that will be established and prosper.
Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and He will establish your plans. The LORD works out everything to its proper end – even the wicked for a day of disaster. Proverbs 16:3 – 4 (NIV)
A man’s heart plans his way, but the LORD directs his steps. Proverbs 16:9
When we walk in God’s plans, we do not have to fear what is going on in the world today. He is in control, and because we belong to Him, He works out everything for our good.
And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose. Romans 8:28
The council of the LORD stands forever. The plans of His heart to all generations. Psalm 33:11
There are many plans in a man’s heart; nevertheless, the LORD’s counsel – that will stand. Proverbs 19:21
The LORD of hosts has sworn, saying, “Surely, as I have thought, so it shall come to pass, and as I have purposed, so it shall stand.” Isaiah 14:24
“I know that You can do everything and that no purpose of Yours can be withheld from You.” Job 42:2
Are you ready to move forward? 2022 will be a year of shaking and awakening and rest and restoration. I’m excited about what God will do in and through us in 2022. So spend time with Him in prayer today to find out what God’s plans are for you!
In Him also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestined according to the purpose of Him who works all things according to the counsel of His will. Ephesians 1:11
For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them. Ephesians 2:10
I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will guide you with My eye. Psalm 32:8
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