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HOW TO KNOWGOD’S WILL FOR  YOUR LIFE!I CORINTHIANS    16:5-9
THE TRADITIONAL VIEW:“God’s Will” has 2 “parts”… God’s              God’sPerfect          Permissive  Will               W...
A MORE BIBLICAL VIEW:    God’s Will has 3 “parts”…• God’s Sovereign Will…His  “Determinative Will”• God’s “Moral Will”…His...
DECISION-MAKING…Finding God’s Personal Will:    The Way of Wisdom!         A Model:           A child playing on a playgro...
Within the boundaries of   the Moral Will of God,     the believer is free       and responsibleto make his own decisions,...
1. Make Sure You Are Following   Gods Desirous Will...His   Revealed, Moral Will. • Obey commands & prohibitions! • Apply ...
2. Seek Wisdom to make Wise   Decisions! • Through Scripture! • Through Prayer! • Through careful study of options   and r...
3. Watch for “Doors” that God may   open…or close!4. Seek to use your spiritual gift!5. If you are in fellowship with God,...
If you enjoyed these slides,               visit our church website at:               www.FBCEdgewater.orgThere, you can…•...
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  1. 1. HOW TO KNOWGOD’S WILL FOR YOUR LIFE!I CORINTHIANS 16:5-9
  2. 2. THE TRADITIONAL VIEW:“God’s Will” has 2 “parts”… God’s God’sPerfect Permissive Will Will
  3. 3. A MORE BIBLICAL VIEW: God’s Will has 3 “parts”…• God’s Sovereign Will…His “Determinative Will”• God’s “Moral Will”…His “Desirous Will”• God’s “Personal Will”
  4. 4. DECISION-MAKING…Finding God’s Personal Will: The Way of Wisdom! A Model: A child playing on a playground... inside a protective fence
  5. 5. Within the boundaries of the Moral Will of God, the believer is free and responsibleto make his own decisions, using Scriptural principles, wisdom, and spiritual maturity.
  6. 6. 1. Make Sure You Are Following Gods Desirous Will...His Revealed, Moral Will. • Obey commands & prohibitions! • Apply principles of Christian Liberty! • Establish Biblical priorities! • Adopt Biblical Attitudes!
  7. 7. 2. Seek Wisdom to make Wise Decisions! • Through Scripture! • Through Prayer! • Through careful study of options and ramifications! • Through wise Counselors! • Through life itself!
  8. 8. 3. Watch for “Doors” that God may open…or close!4. Seek to use your spiritual gift!5. If you are in fellowship with God, walking within the Biblical principles, follow your desires! • Philippians 2:13 • I Cor. 16:5-9; II Cor. 2:12-13
  9. 9. If you enjoyed these slides, visit our church website at: www.FBCEdgewater.orgThere, you can…• Learn more about our church.• Sign our Guest Book• Click on the link, “Listen to A Recent Sermon,” andyou can listen to the audio message that these slidescomplemented. AND, you can listen to many othermessages while you are there.

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