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The Blueprint

Just about everybody knows what blueprints are.

They give us direction. They layout our plans for building whatever it is we want to build. They enable us to have a detailed outline or plan of action. In one word, blueprints are: necessary. Without them it would be almost impossible to build a sound, solid, reliable structure that makes sense. Without them we would be virtually incapable of following a trusted process. 

Could you imagine going through life without a blueprint? To do so with be a life without God guiding us. It would be a life of wandering from here to there with no direction, no plans, and not an iota of where the Lord is guiding us. We wouldn't have a clue. Such, would be a life of ho-hum no matter how happy and secure we seemed. Why wouldn't we want to know the direction of the path the Lord is leading us? In Psalm 25:4/5 David said, "make me to know your ways, Oh Lord; teach me your paths. Lead me in your truth and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all the day long."

Clearly David put his trust in the Lord and he desired to follow God's blueprint for his life. David knew he had enemies -- family and friends, yet he never stopped serving and loving the Lord. We can see how blessed he was as a result. Like David (Psalm 23), I rather follow God's blueprint than any other.
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