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Gods Will

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Gods Will

  1. 1. God’s Will
  2. 2. www.marshillchurch.org
  3. 3. Are You Confused Too? The quot;will of Godquot; is one of the most confusing phrases in the Christian vocabulary. Sometimes we speak of all things happening according to God's will. Other times we talk about being obedient and doing the will of God. And still other times we talk about finding the will of God.The confusion is due to our using the phrase quot;the will of Godquot; in at least three different ways, typified in the previous three sentences.
  4. 4. What is Your Motivation?
  5. 5. What is Your Motivation? If I Know It, My Life Be Better!
  6. 6. Mike, aren't you just a skeptic at heart? Honestly...... Yes
  7. 7. Open Doors Fleeces Random Bible Verses Impressions
  8. 8. Will of Decree = Providential
  9. 9. Will of Decree = Providential God’s gonna do no matter what
  10. 10. Will of Decree = Providential God’s gonna do no matter what Israel raised up to be a people of God
  11. 11. Will of Decree = Providential God’s gonna do no matter what Israel raised up to be a people of God Sent Jesus when he was ready
  12. 12. Will of Decree = Providential God’s gonna do no matter what Israel raised up to be a people of God Sent Jesus when he was ready One day we will all be judged
  13. 13. Will of Decree = Providential God’s gonna do no matter what Israel raised up to be a people of God Sent Jesus when he was ready One day we will all be judged Jesus will return
  14. 14. Will of Desire = Moral
  15. 15. Will of Desire = Moral God has given us commands to follow We don’t have to pray about these, He’s already spoken on it
  16. 16. Will of Direction = Personal
  17. 17. Will of Direction = Personal All the other stuff = decisions Jobs, marriage, moves, majors, schools, etc. Always follow principles/nature of God
  18. 18. Wisdom
  19. 19. Wisdom Age does not always equal wisdom
  20. 20. Wisdom Age does not always equal wisdom Intellect does not always equal wisdom
  21. 21. Wisdom Age does not always equal wisdom Intellect does not always equal wisdom More education does not equal wisdom
  22. 22. Wisdom Age does not always equal wisdom Intellect does not always equal wisdom More education does not equal wisdom The Tension is between Wisdom and Folly
  23. 23. Proverbs 2 3 yes, if you call out for insight and raise your voice for understanding,4 if you seek it like silver and search for it as for hidden treasures,5 then you will understand the fear of the Lord and find the knowledge of God. 6 For the Lord gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding;7 he stores up sound wisdom for the upright; he is a shield to those who walk in integrity, 8 guarding the paths of justice and watching over the way of his saints.
  24. 24. Proverbs 3 5  Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. 6 In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.
  25. 25. Bible Study Pr ayer hip Wo rs Sma ll Gr Ex pository Exultation oup s
  26. 26. Prayer Bible Study Worship Expository Exultation Small Groups
  27. 27. Prayer Bible Study Worship = Expository Exultation Small Groups
  28. 28. Prayer Bible Study W I = S Worship D Expository Exultation O M Small Groups
  29. 29. Prayer Bible Study W I = S Worship D Expository Exultation O M Small Groups
  30. 30. Prayer G O Bible Study W D I ‘S = S Worship D W Expository Exultation O I M L Small Groups L
  31. 31. Romans 12 1 I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. 2 Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
  32. 32. How To Make Decisions
  33. 33. How To Make Decisions Do You Crave Truth?
  34. 34. How To Make Decisions Do You Crave Truth? Do You Pray?
  35. 35. How To Make Decisions Do You Crave Truth? Do You Pray? Do You Know Wise People?
  36. 36. How To Make Decisions Do You Crave Truth? Do You Pray? Do You Know Wise People? Do You Have a Vision?
  37. 37. God’s Will is revealed in His Word and in Growing Wisdom

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