Q & A

Category: Will of God

How do I discover God's will?

How do I discover God's will? Proverbs 3:5-6 says, “Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths.” There it is. “Trust in the Lord and not in ourselves.” Now, God isn’t saying that we are not to use the sanctified wisdom He gives us. He is simply saying that we are not to think that we can trust our interpretation of events or our intellect to get us through. God asks for your complete... Read More
Posted by dave hare at Thursday, March 12, 2015

How can I discern God's reasons?

How can I discern God's reasons? Our curiosity makes us want all the details. God's will, however, is not revealed as a road map, but as street signs. Additionally, God's "lightning bolts" are extremely rare, while His "still small voice" (1 Kings 19:12) is quite common. In Acts 9:1-9 the Apostle Paul gives us an example of following God's will. In this passage Jesus changes Paul from a persecutor of Christians to, arguably, the most zealous advocate for Christianity of all time. In his... Read More
Posted by dave hare at Thursday, March 12, 2015

How can I learn what God wants me to do with my life?

How can I learn what God wants me to do with my life? I’m so glad you wrote. So many young people are floundering out there without a clue wandering from one idea to the next without taking the time to sit down and really think about their future. God’s will is not a road map it’s a relationship. I’m so glad God has never specifically told me what I was going to be doing today when I was a sophomore in high school! It would have left no room for God’s spontaneous moments that appear in my... Read More
Posted by dave hare at Thursday, March 12, 2015