Category Archives: God’s Will

January 22 – God’s Will – God’s will and my peace

Read 2 Corinthians 2:12-17 Often when we desire to know the will of God, we are asking Him to make His leading clear to us.  Perhaps we are at a fork in the road, uncertain of which path to take. Paul … Continue reading

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January 21 – God’s Will – God’s will and my surrender (2)

Read Romans 11:25-12:2 God promised a few things to Abraham long ago (Genesis 12:1-3). His descendants would be numerous. They would be given land. They would be an instrument of blessing and cursing to other non-Jews. For centuries, then, God’s focus … Continue reading

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January 20 – God’s Will – God’s will and my surrender

Read Matthew 26:36-46 To this point, the ministry of Jesus seemed to have focused on the needs and struggles of others.  Selflessly and sacrificially, He gave attention to those around Him.  But here in this tender Gethsemane moment we get a … Continue reading

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January 19 – God’s Will – God’s Word and His will

Read Psalm 40:1-17 In this devotional series, we have already examined some of the specific expressions of God’s will.  We have seen that it is God’s will that all be saved.  It is His plan that His children live a life … Continue reading

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January 18 – God’s Will – God’s will and freedom

Read Romans 14:1-23 In these twenty-three verses, there is much more at stake than a first-century conflict between vegetarians and carnivores.  No, this has everything to do with the proper use of or restriction of freedom. But let’s understand their context … Continue reading

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January 17 – God’s Will – God’s will and our plans

Read James 4:1-17 We have all done it.  It doesn’t matter if you are a business executive charting out a course for your division that will keep things moving up and to the right.  It doesn’t matter if you are a … Continue reading

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January 16 – God’s Will – God’s will and fleeces

Read Judges 6:1-40 As a child, I used my own share of “fleeces” in attempts to discern the outcome of future events or to determine the will of God for my life.  I can remember standing in front of our house … Continue reading

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January 15 – God’s Will – God’s will…submission

Read 1 Peter 2:1-3:7 While there are individually unique aspects of God’s will that may differ from person to person, there are certain facets of His plan that apply to all people and/or to all Christ followers.  Already we have seen … Continue reading

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January 14 – God’s Will – God’s will…sanctification

Read 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12 At times, discerning God’s will isn’t nearly as hard as we might think.  We don’t have to spend long periods of time in prayer and fasting in hopes of discovering the obscure.  We don’t need to seek … Continue reading

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January 13 – God’s Will – God’s will…salvation

Read 2 Peter 3:1-18 As we move from our teens into our twenties, most of us wrestle with burning questions like: What career should I pursue? Should I attend college? Should I marry?  If so, whom? Where should I live? During … Continue reading

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