“Uzziah sought God during the days of Zechariah, who taught him to fear God. And as long as the king sought guidance from the Lord, God gave him success” (2 Chronicles 26:5, NLT).
Uzziah became king of Judah at sixteen years of age. Though a young king, Uzziah was faithful to God: “He did what was pleasing in the Lord’s sight, just as his father, Amaziah, had done” (vs. 4).
The same thing was said about Uzziah’s son, Jotham, when he became king over Judah: “King Jotham became powerful because he was careful to live in obedience to the Lord his God” (vs. 27:6).
When you are obedient to God and do His will, then you are assured of success in whatever you are doing.
How can you go wrong if you are doing God’s will?
Of course, the hitch is that you have to seek God’s guidance in whatever you do so that you will know God’s will!
And therein lies our difficulty…
We live our our lives without consulting God in everything we intend to do and then troubles come along. Only then do we diligently seek God to find explanations and guidance.
What if walking in God’s will became your regular routine? What if seeking God’s will became your decision-making protocol? Then, wouldn’t it be reasonable to believe that if God is telling you to do something, He is surely going to give you success in doing it?
So, we are assured that if we stay in God’s will, we will be successful when we seek God’s guidance in everything we do.
Yes, you will still have problems. You will always experience resistance from the evil one when you are doing God’s will. But when you seek guidance from God in everything you do and then do His will for you, you are assured success because God can’t fail and He won’t fail you!
“Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.” (Romans 12:2, NLT)