Posts tagged ‘finding the will of god’

Knowing God’s Will: The Rest of the Story

Waltke says that to know God’s will, sometimes, we must seek the counsel of other Christians. He notes that when he has done this, it is almost as though the Lord has prepared the other person’s heart for the meeting. Waltke is not saying (like those in the signs and wonders movement), that you seek the counsel of another Christian so that they can give you a “prophetic word” or “word of knowledge.” Sometimes, simply having another mature Christian provide their biblical opinion helps to flesh out God’s will for us. We should all have someone we can go to for wise, biblical counsel. If nothing else, they can hear us and pray for us.

Continue Reading December 20, 2017 at 8:16 AM

Knowing God’s Will: What Every Christian Needs to Know

It should come as no surprise that Walthe’s first point is that Christians must read the Bible and this should be done on a daily basis. We should read it, study it, meditate on it, and memorize it. Doing all of this will bring us closer to God since His Word is “…living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart,” (Hebrews 4:12 ESV).

Continue Reading December 11, 2017 at 7:02 AM 2 comments


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