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Proverbs 16:9 – If You but Trust in God to Guide You


God will guide you.


This saying expresses the theme of God's guidance. See also Proverbs 19:21; 20:24; 27:1; Genesis 24 and 37-50. James 4:13-17 expresses the same "the Lord willing" attitude toward life. The message is taken up in George Neumark's seventeenth-century hymn, "If You But Trust in God to Guide You."

Proverbs 16:9

9 The human mind plans the way,
   but the Lord directs the steps.

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