#690 Victory Belongs to the Lord (Proverbs 21:31)
Pre the word with David Platt is a resource from radical dot net. Proverbs chapter twenty one verse thirty one. The horse is made ready for the day of battle. But the victory belongs to the Lord. What a great I particularly in light of just reflections recently on proverbs nineteen and twenty. So the plans we make our many with the Lord's purpose stands for nineteen proverbs twenty when remake plans, we should seek wise counsel and guidance, then you get to proverbs twenty one the horses made ready for the battle. In other words, like we do all that. We're supposed to do to get ready like bye by wise guidance, we wage war. So we, we make plans. We pray in accordance with the purpose of God with council from others who fear God and wanna see his purposes accomplished. So we do what we do the horses made ready for the day of battle, but the victory belongs to the Lord like only God only God gives the victory in the battles. We face the challenges we face in the trial. Ause. We endure in the decisions we make like we have a responsible to do all kinds of things. In other words, to make the horse ready for the day of battle, but only God can give the victory. Oh, doesn't this just call two eight humility in us? I God, we cannot do anything without you to you belongs the victory from you comes everything. That is good. There is nothing could we have apart from your hand? So God, we just confess. Our need for you in every way in everything that we do in who we are God, we need, you, we need you for every breath. We breathe, we need you forever trial. We endure we need you for every decision. We make we need you for every task. We. -ccomplish we need you for every single thing apart from you. We can do nothing all of our hope it's not in our horses, so to speak. It's not in what we do it's all to mentally, what you do. All of our hope is in you, God. So helpless to live with that realization, just a dependence on you and the confidence that comes in this, that knowing that the battle belongs to you, and you are committed to providing for us. You are committed to leading and guiding us for our good as we trust in you. Oh, we praise you for this truth. The ORs is made ready for the day of battle but victory belongs to you. The victory comes from you alone. So help us to, to pray to plan to work to live with trust, and your leadership at every single moment with trust in your provision in every single thing. Ng. We do in Jesus name. We pray Amen.