Category Archives: God’s Will

February 1 – God’s Will – God’s will and others

Read John 21:1-25 Although the Bible doesn’t record his death, church tradition has it that Peter died by crucifixion around 67 a.d.  And yet, deeming himself unworthy to die in the same manner that his Lord had died, Peter asked that … Continue reading

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January 31 – God’s Will – God’s will and prison experiences

Read Philippians 1:1-26 Paul’s letter to Philippian believers is categorized as one of the “prison epistles.”  In other words, this was a letter he wrote from a prison cell. So what do you write from a prison cell?  Paul described some … Continue reading

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January 30 – God’s Will – God’s will and my trials

Read 1 Peter 1:1-12 Trials.  If there was one aspect of the will of God for us that we would eliminate, it would be this one.  Trials seem to interrupt our nicely packaged and well planned lives.  They create tension and … Continue reading

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January 29 – God’s Will – God’s will and His purposes

Read Romans 8:18-39 Over the last two weeks, I have been in regular contact with a family where one of them has just received the diagnosis of cancer.  In these last few days, the doctor appointments have focused more on treatment … Continue reading

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January 28 – God’s Will – God’s will but never abandoned

Read Luke 13:1-5 It was the day after Christmas, 2004.  It seemed like life as usual in the Asian countries around the rim of the Indian Ocean.  But a 9.0 earthquake deep underwater in the ocean would change all of that.  … Continue reading

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January 27 – God’s Will – God’s will and enough grace

Read 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 In the previous chapter, Paul gave quite a list of difficulties he had experienced as a servant of Christ.  But, rather than whining about them because God owed him a bed of roses, he seemed to embrace … Continue reading

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January 26 – God’s Will – God’s will and my troubles

Read 2 Corinthians 11:16-33 “And this is what I get as one of your children?”  “This is the thanks I receive for the ways I served you?” Though you may have never verbally expressed those statements to God, they may have … Continue reading

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