He is on the path of life who heeds instruction, but he who ignores reproof goes astray. Proverbs 10:17
It is impossible to stay on the path of life when we isolate ourselves from encouragement and instruction. We need to take in all the reproof, rebuking, and exhortation we can get. When we combine our GPS (God's Plan of Salvation) with the Spirit He gives us, and the brethren around us, we will not go astray. Let's gather all the information we can and choose carefully before our next step.