No Other Way to be Happy in Jesus
In our text we should recognize three truths that show us why we should obey God’s Word.
I. First, God has perfect knowledge of every possible scenario in life.
A. Going to God for direction
B. God knows what could happen
C. God knows what will happen
1 John 3:20- God is greater than our hearts, and he knows everything.
II. Second, God calls His people to trust Him and obey.
A. Going to God is the right place to go
B. Obeying God when His answer is not easy
C. Do not yield to fear
Luke 12:7- Indeed, the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Don't be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.
D. Trust His perfect way
Luke 22:41-42- He withdrew about a stone's throw beyond them, knelt down and prayed, "Father, if you are willing, take this cup from me; yet not my will, but yours be done."
III. Third, when you fail to listen to God’s Word, you miss God’s best for you.
A. God’s Word is always best
B. Disobedience is always worse
Proverbs 3:5-8- Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight. Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord and shun evil. This will bring health to your body and nourishment to your bones.
C. Know God’s Word and obey