Theme: Embrace God's leading for your life.
I. God's leading for our life sometimes will clash with our plans (vv. 1-3)
a. His thoughts are not our thoughts
b. His ways are always better than our ways
II. God's leading for our life will sometimes initially bring conflict (vv. 4-10)
a. Storms of our own creating
b. Rebellion of our own creating
III. God's leading for our life will sometimes lead us to bottom out (vv. 11-17)
a. God's permissive will allows us to run
b. God's direct will causes us to listen
c. Our sin and rebellion will lead to personal bondage
Conclusion: Are you trying to resist God's great plan for your life?