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Understanding God’s will (3)

About 75 percent of believers now live in developing countries, often in anti-Christian environments. Xu Yonghai is one of them. He worked to see the legalisation of house churches in China. The government responded by locking him up for two...

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Understanding God’s will (2)

As you look back on your life, the thing that will bring you the greatest joy is knowing you’ve done the will of God. But in order for that to happen, you must really want to do God’s will. Jesus...

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Understanding God’s will (1)

When you know you’re in the center of God’s will for your life, you have peace in spite of adverse circumstances. You have confidence to go to God at any time, knowing that He’ll provide what you need. You ask,...

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According to God’s Will

Since we sometimes pray outside of God’s will, part of the Holy Spirit’s job is to change our minds – not convince God to give us what we want. That’s why the Spirit ‘searches our hearts’ in prayer. Sometimes words...

July 28 FROM GUESSWORK TO GUIDANCE Comments

From Guesswork to Guidance

You can know God’s will for your life. He promises, ‘I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go.’ His Word says, ‘In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths’ (Proverbs 3:6...

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God’s Will for You (4)

To fulfil God’s will for your life and become the person He wants you to be, you must deal with the ‘me’ you’re afraid God wants you to be. Most people equate spiritual maturity with trying hard to follow the...

March 18 God’s Will for You 3 Comments

God’s Will for You (3)

In order to fulfil God’s will for your life, you’ll have to deal with what other people want you to be. Your boss wants you to be more productive. Your fitness instructor wants you to be fitter. Your credit card...

March 17 God’s Will for You 2 Comments

God’s Will for You (2)

In discovering and doing God’s will for your life, you must come to terms with what you think you should be. Comparison kills spiritual growth. For example, the mother of three young children hears her pastor preach about Christians who...

March 16 God’s Will for You 1 Comments

God’s Will for You (1)

In considering God’s will for your life, let’s begin with: what you pretend to be. When you know you’re doing His will, you can drop the mask. You don’t have to convince people you’re important while secretly fearing you’re not....

February 8 How God Works 1 Comments

How God Works (1)

The story of this incapacitated man’s healing is rich in lessons. Let’s look at them for the next few days: 1) He was in a beautiful situation but he wasn’t enjoying it. ‘…A man who was lame from birth was...