Discerning the Will of God - Part 5
Topic: God's Will
The basics of discerning the will of God.
Three Things to Know About Discerning the Will of God
- As new creatures in Christ, there is a necessity to understand the Will of God.
- There is a possibility of trying to discern the Will of God the wrong the wrong way.
- As new creatures in Christ, we must start to discern the Will of God rightly, i.e., through Scripture.
How to Rightly Discern the Will of God Practically
- Follow the explicit commands of Scripture. (1 Thessalonians 4:3; Joshua 1:8)
- Discover timeless principles in Scripture. (1 Corinthians 10:6)
- Ask God for wisdom. (James 1,4)
- Keep a clear conscience.
- Seek godly counsel.
- Do your homework. (Proverbs 18:15; 14:15; 20:5)
- Examine your heart. (Proverbs 14:12,15)
- Trust the sovereign grace of God. (Isaiah 55:8)
- Make a decision.