Young Christian, if you know the direction God is leading you but won't take one single step until He gives you 100% clarity and provision, you may just be waiting for the rest of your life.

He is a lamp to our feet, not a lighthouse to our path.

He wants you to rely on Him every day, with every little step. Not wait until you know every step. If you need certainty, you don't need faith.

Tell me one single character in the Bible other than Christ himself who knew every step from the start of God's calling?

- Moses?
- Joseph?
- David?
- The Disciples?

It burdens me to know how many christians are out there, discontent, with an overwhelming God-given passion, but no outlet, because they're waiting on the full picture.

I think a lot of us need to forget about “God’s will for my life.” God cares more about our response to his Spirit’s leading today, in this moment, than about what we intend to do next year. In fact the decisions we make next year will be profoundly affected by the degree to which we submit to the Spirit right now, in today’s decisions.

It is easy to use the phrase “God’s will for my life” as an excuse for inaction or even disobedience. It’s much less demanding to think about God’s will for your future than it is to ask him what he wants you to do in the next 10 minutes. It is safer to commit to following him someday instead of this day.

To be honest, I believe part of the desire to “know God’s will for my life” is birthed in fear and results in paralysis. We are scared to make mistakes, so we fret over figuring out God’s will….We forget that we were never promised a 20 year plan of action; instead, God promises multiple times in Scripture never to leave or forsake us.
— Francis Chan, Forgotten God

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