Whatever your need, JESUS IS THE ANSWER.
DO YOU NEED RIGHT LIVING?
The Lord is my shepherd, . . . He guides me along right paths . . .
We need God to guide us along right paths; we cannot depend on our own judgment. There is a way that seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death. Proverbs 14:12 & 16:25
David loved God but he was far from perfect. He had succumbed to the lust of the flesh which led to his adultery with Bathsheba and his murder of a faithful soldier, Uriah. He was guilty of sin and he cried out to God in Psalm 51:10-12. “Create in me a clean heart, O God. Renew a loyal spirit within me. Do not banish me from your presence, and don’t take your Holy Spirit from me. Restore to me the joy of your salvation, and make me willing to obey you.
As sheep we do tend to stray. Instead of losing all hope, David faced the consequences and turned to God and cried out for restoration. Does sin have its consequences? Absolutely, but no matter what you have done you can repent (turn from your sin) and God can restore your soul to a right relationship with Him. As He renews you, He will teach you how to walk with Him in paths of righteousness (right living).
He guides the humble in what is right and teaches them His way. Psalm 25:9
And because of Abraham’s faith, God counted him as righteous. And when God counted him as righteous, it wasn’t just for Abraham’s benefit. It was recorded for our benefit, too, assuring us that God will also count us as righteous if we believe in him, the one who raised Jesus our Lord from the dead. He was handed over to die because of our sins, and he was raised to life to make us right with God. Romans 4:22-25
For God made Christ, who never sinned, to be the offering for our sin, so that we could be made right with God through Christ. 2 Corinthians 5:21
He personally carried our sins in his body on the cross so that we can be dead to sin and live for what is right. By his wounds you are healed. Once you were like sheep who wandered away. But now you have turned to your Shepherd, the Guardian of your souls. 1 Peter 2:24-25
This righteousness from God comes through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe. Romans 3:22