Teach me to do your will; for you are my God: your spirit is good; lead me into the land of uprightness.
I. THE PRAYER.
1. Its character.
2. Its compass. "Lord, teach me to do Thy will, whether it is the will of the great ones of the earth, or the will of my influential friends, or the will of my loudtalking neighbours or not. Help me to do Thy will, to take my stand, and say, 'As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.'" It is a blessed prayer. The more we look at it the more we see in it.
3. How ought God's will to be done?
II. THE ANSWER.
1. There is a reason for expecting it. "Thou art my God."
2. It needs to be answered. No one but God can teach us His will.
3. It is answered.
(1) In Jesus Christ, as our Example.
(2) In sacred biographies.
(3) In every line of the Bible.
(4) By the teaching of the Holy Spirit.
( C. H. Spurgeon.)
Parallel VersesKJV: Teach me to do thy will; for thou art my God: thy spirit is good; lead me into the land of uprightness.
WEB: Teach me to do your will, for you are my God. Your Spirit is good. Lead me in the land of uprightness.