Stumbling is Okay
1 And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect.
After Abraham went through his wilderness experience of about 25 years, the Lord spoke to him and said "I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect". The Lord asked Abraham to walk before Him so that the Lord could hold him up if he fell and teach him to be perfect.
In the Bible the Lord has always assured us of help if we stumble. We can stumble only when we walk, standing in one place and falling is not called 'stumbling' but 'collapsing'. There is no scripture in the Bible where God has assured us help when we collapse.
7 Be at rest once more, O my soul,
for the LORD has been good to you.
8 For you, O LORD, have delivered my soul from death,
my eyes from tears,
my feet from stumbling,
9 that I may walk before the LORD
in the land of the living.
We all have the fear of falling but worst is not moving in the fear. Also help is not assured if we walk in any direction but towards only one direction, that is towards the Righteousness of God. We have help already via the Book of Instructions (Bible - The Word of God).
21 My son, preserve sound judgment and discernment,
do not let them out of your sight;
22 they will be life for you,
an ornament to grace your neck.
23 Then you will go on your way in safety,
and your foot will not stumble;
24 when you lie down, you will not be afraid;
when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.
10 Listen, my son, accept what I say,
and the years of your life will be many.
11 I guide you in the way of wisdom
and lead you along straight paths.
12 When you walk, your steps will not be hampered;
when you run, you will not stumble.
13 Hold on to instruction, do not let it go;
guard it well, for it is your life.
14 Do not set foot on the path of the wicked
or walk in the way of evil men.
15 Avoid it, do not travel on it;
turn from it and go on your way.
Making mistakes is okay, for there is no human in the Bible except for Jesus who did not make mistakes. Do not stand in one place out of fear of falling, also do not fall standing in one place and expect help from God, for help will not come if you collapse. Keep on walking.
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