It seems it would be so much easier if God would just tell us what to do. But how would He tell us? And would we listen? Readings on finding the will of God.
Day One: God's Will for my Life
It is important to know God's will. Jesus said that His true relations are those who know and do the Father's will: "Whoever does God's will is my brother and sister and mother"...
Day Two: Knowing What God's Saying
Pray, especially when you're unsure of God's will for your life. "If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him" (James 1:5). "Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for Him"...
For more, see: "God's Will"
Day Three: The Voice of God
This question has been asked by countless people throughout the ages. Samuel heard the voice of God, but did not recognize it until he was instructed by Eli (1 Samuel 3:1–10). Gideon had a physical revelation from God, and he still doubted what he had heard to the point of asking for a sign, not once, but three times...
Day Four: Divine Guidance
The desire for direction and divine guidance is universal. In every culture, the wise and learned are revered and their answers sought by those struggling with decisions. Unfortunately, this wisdom is often the manmade variety and can lead to catastrophe, since every human being is fallible and our wisdom often questionable ...
For more, see: "'Yes' or 'No' — When God is Silent"
Day Five: Guidance of the Holy Spirit
Before Jesus ascended to heaven, He told His disciples that He would send one who would teach and guide all those who believe in Him (Acts 1:5; John 14:26; 16:7). Jesus' promise was fulfilled less than two weeks later when the Holy Spirit came in power on the believers at Pentecost...
Day Six: Waiting on the Lord
The command to wait on the Lord is found extensively throughout the Old and New Testaments. In the Old Testament, it is more about waiting for the Lord's providential care, but most New Testament references relate to Christ's second coming. In all cases, it is about waiting expectantly and with hope...
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