Biddable

“Biddable” means “easily led, taught or controlled.” The Oxford Dictionary defines it as ” meekly ready to accept and follow instructions.” Whether it is describing a good or bad quality in a person would depend upon the nature of the instruction or leading to which a person is so readily submitting. We call an individual […]

“Biddable” means “easily led, taught or controlled.”

The Oxford Dictionary defines it as ” meekly ready to accept and follow instructions.”

Whether it is describing a good or bad quality in a person would depend upon the nature of the instruction or leading to which a person is so readily submitting.

We call an individual with this good quality “teachable or coachable”.

God describes it perfectly.

“I will instruct you and teach you in the way which you should go; I will counsel you with My eye upon you.
Do not be as the horse or as the mule which have no understanding, Whose trappings include bit and bridle to hold them in check, Otherwise they will not come near to you.”
(Psalm 32:8-9)

I remember a horse from my Grandfather’s farm that was so well trained that you could ride her without a bit or bridle. She responded to the slightest pressure of your knee or weight shift in turning and to the softest of sound command in going or stopping.

God wants us to be that responsive to His instructions and direction. He wants us to be “biddable.”

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