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Need to hear God's guidance?

"The Lord will guide you continually, giving you water when you are dry and restoring your strength. You will be like a well-watered garden, like an ever-flowing spring." Isaiah 58:11 Though the Bible never uses the word guidance, it does speak of a Guide. We may seek guidance, but God provides something better--himself.
Many of us struggle to understand and discern God's guidance for our lives. We ask questions like: Should I marry or not? Should I marry this person or that person? Should I have another child? Should I join this church or that one? Which profession should I follow? What job should I take? Is my present line of work the one to stay in? Herein lies the major distortion of knowing and doing God's will. Does God lead and direct in these areas? Yes. Does he come out and overtly tell us what to do? Rarely.
So how does God guide us? Consider these principles:

God's guidance concerns itself more with our steps than our overall journey. God's…