Summary: There is a way in which God wants us to walk. It is not conceived or planned by man. It is the way of God that leads to life.
WALKING IN THE WAYS OF GOD
(PATHWAY TO HIS PRESENCE)
“If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit” Gal 5:25.
Judges 2:6-10 (quickview)  And when Joshua had dismissed the people, the children of Israel went each to his own inheritance to possess the land. So the people served the LORD all the days of Joshua, and all the days of the elders who outlived Joshua, who had seen all the great works of the LORD which He had done for Israel. Now Joshua the son of Nun, the servant of the LORD, died when he was one hundred and ten years old. And they buried him within the border of his inheritance at Timnath Heres, in the mountains of Ephraim, on the north side of Mount Gaash. When all that generation had been gathered to their fathers, another generation arose after them who did not know the LORD nor the work which He had done for Israel.
The second-generation syndrome.
1. They had heard but not had experienced God.
2. They neglected God’s word.
3. They were satisfied with what they had.
These people were in the Promised Land but did not know how to stay there and experience its goodness.
The place God brings us out of is Egypt, the place of slavery to sin and Satan. The place God desires to bring us into is Canaan, the place of freedom, a land of abundance. We want to make this journey but in what route do we travel? How can it be accomplished? There is only one way, the way of God.
Ways = Hebrew 1870 “Derek” meaning way, road, journey, path, direction, habit, conduct, condition, destiny. It also means power and rule.
1 Kings 2:4 (quickview)  “that the LORD may fulfill His word which He spoke concerning me, saying, ‘If your sons take heed to their way, to walk before Me in truth with all their heart and with all their soul,’ He said, ‘you shall not lack a man on the throne of Israel.’
THE WAY OF THE WILDERNESS
*There is a way in which God wants us to walk. It is not conceived or planned by man. It is the way of God that leads to life.
*No person in God can circumvent God’s dealings with themselves except at the cost of prolonging the lessons God would want to teach us.
*The way of God is the journey through life where God reveals Himself and by so doing restores us to the place we need to be in Him.