Staying on Track

“Stay on the path that the Lord your God has commanded you to follow…”

Deuteronomy 5:33 (NLT)


1. KNOW WHERE YOU ARE


“Then the Lord God called to the man, and said to him “Where are you?’”

Genesis 3:9 (NASB)


  • KNOW WHERE YOU’RE GOING


“…Then you will live long and prosperous lives in the land you are about to enter and occupy.”

Deuteronomy 5:33 (NLT)


2. GOD WILL GUIDE YOU, SO KEEP FOCUSED


“…you shall observe to do just as the Lord your God has commanded you; you shall not turn aside to the right or to the left.”

Deuteronomy 5:32 (NASB)


3. HEED WARNING SIGNS


“We must pay the most careful attention…to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away.”

Hebrews 2:1 (NIV)


  • ADDRESSING THE FLESH


“…the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.”

Matthew 26:41 (NIV)


“… ‘Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me? It is hard for you to kick against the goads.”

Acts 26:14 (NIV)


  • LISTEN TO PEOPLE WITH GODLY WISDOM


“The words of wise men are like goads…they are given by one Shepherd.”

Ecclesiastes 12:11 (NASB)


Victory Group Questions:

1. Do you know where you are, and where you want to go in life? Are you on track w/ God?


2. What are some distractions in life that can cause you to become sidetracked?


3. How will you (i.e. do you) stay on track with God?


4. List at least 3 people in your life with Godly wisdom. How have these 3 people helped you to stay on track?