All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the Lord hath laid on him the iniquity of us all. KJV
Is this not a description of today’s society? Have we not turned each one to his own way? Have we not bought into the modern philosophy of complete and total independence? Do we not simply do that which is right in our own eyes? (Judges 17:6)
“Not me, preacher! I’m a believer!”
That’s good; but is He the Lord of what you do? Where you go? What you say? What you think?
If we were all under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, would there be such mixed up diversity in the Body of Christ?
It is time for each one of us to repent, to admit that we have not followed the Lord with total abandon, and to commit ourselves to doing nothing but what we see Him do; to say nothing but what we hear Him say.
We are but sheep. And, like sheep, we have gone astray following the ways and philosophies of the world.
But God has provided a remedy. That remedy is Jesus. He has taken on Himself the waywardness of our minds. He has become sin for us. We can stand under His covering for our iniquity.
Today, if you will hear His voice, harden not your heart. Acknowledge that there is a better way. Commit yourself once again to the Lord to be led by His Holy Spirit. Cast down your own imagination and everything that exalts itself against the knowledge of God. Bring every thought captive to the mind of Christ.