Psa 47:4 He shall choose our inheritance for us, the excellency of Jacob whom he loved. Selah.
Our enemies would allot us a very dreary portion, but we are not left
in their hands.
The LORD will cause us to stand in our lot, and our
place is appointed by His infinite wisdom.
A wiser mind than our own
arranges our destiny, The ordaining of all things is with God, and we
are glad to have it so; we choose that God should choose for us.
might have our own way we would wish to let all things go in God's way.
conscious of our own folly, we would not desire to rule our own
We feel safer and more at ease when the LORD steers our
vessel than we could possibly be if we could direct it according to our
Joyfully we leave the painful present and the unknown
future with our Father, our Savior, our Comforter.
O my soul,
this day lay down thy wishes at Jesus' feet! If thou hast of late been
somewhat wayward and willful, eager to be and to do after thine own
mind, now dismiss thy foolish self, and place the reins in the LORD's
Say, "He shall choose." If others dispute the sovereignty of the
LORD and glory in the free will of man, do thou answer them, "He shall
choose for me."
It is my freest choice to let Him choose. As a free
agent, I elect that He should have absolute sway.