Contributed by Donnie Martin on Jun 14, 2010
“They that know God will be humble,” John Flavel has said, “and they that know themselves cannot be proud.”
Contributed by Josh Hunt on Mar 27, 2012
JOHN MACARTHUR ON KNOWING GOD'S WILL
God’s will is that you be saved, Spirit-filled, sanctified, submissive, and suffering. God’s Word makes all this clear. Do not read on until you have grasped these five principles.
You say, "MacArthur, you were going to tell me what school I should go to.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 29, 2002
KNOWING GOD, HEARING GOD
God has not bowed to our nervous haste nor embraced the methods of our machine age. The man who would know God must give time to Him.
SOURCE: A.W. Tozer as quoted
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 26, 2009
To Know God’s Will, Follow the Guide
In A Slow and Certain Light, Elizabeth Elliot tells of 2 adventurers who stopped by to see her, all loaded with equipment for the rainforest East of the Andes. It was the first time they are trekking the forest but they sought no advice, just a few phrases to
Contributed by Tony Searles on Nov 24, 2006
"They that know God will be humble," John Flavel has said, "and they that know
Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Jul 22, 2007
ILLUSTRATION: The Hermit
Seeking to know God better, John Chrysostom became a hermit in the mountains near Antioch in A.D. 373. Although his time of isolation was cut short by illness, he learned that with God at his side, he could attend alone against anyone or anything.
That lesson served
Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 3, 2008
Francis Schaeffer struggled to know God’s will in his life. His father wanted to hear from him soon as to what he was going to be and do in life.
His heart was all out to pursue medicine and become a physician. His parents desired him to take on engineering. There was a tussle. It could go either
Contributed by Tony Abram on Oct 30, 2008
Success is knowing God's will and being right in the center of
Contributed by Mark Hensley on Aug 7, 2001
They that know God will be humble," John Flavel has said, ’ and they that know themselves cannot be proud." quoted in
Contributed by Charles Wallis on Jan 24, 2008
Do you really know God?
Two friends were discussing this question: If Jesus asked why you should get into heaven, how would you answer? One friend said, "I have been a good person and always try to do the right thing." But that was not the right answer. The other friend said, "Because I went
When I was younger, I would mow the lawn with ear mufflers on. It was a time to be with God and my own thoughts. Quiet time with lawnmower accompaniment. Once–just once and barely for a minute–I had a very quiet Epiphany. I remember it as if it were yesterday. I had turned a corner on the
Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Mar 10, 2010
If you have kids, you know the routine. Five minutes into the trip they are asking "WHERE ARE WE GOING? WHEN DO WE GET THERE? ARE WE THERE YET?" At least Abram didn't have any kids, because he would have had a difficult time answering those
Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Mar 10, 2010
NOW PICTURE THIS. You are travelling in the removal van with your wife and the driver. Your wife can't be a "back seat driver" because you don't even know where you are going. The driver thinks your crazy, when all of a sudden, God appears in the truck right beside you and says, "THIS IS IT! YOU
Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Dec 31, 2010
The capacity to create a compelling picture of the desired; state of affairs that inspires people to respond; that which is desirable, which could be, should be; that which is attainable. A godly vision is right for the times, right for the church, and right for the people. A godly
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 6, 2011
WESLEY: GOD'S WILL FOR MARRIAGE
When John Wesley was thirty-two years old, he was a bachelor missionary in the colony of Georgia. While he was serving a church in Savannah, he met a young woman named Sophia Christian Hopkey. She was pretty and intelligent, and Wesley fell head over heels in love
WHAT WILL YOU NEED?
Let's suppose for a moment you are in a place you have never been before. You have no idea how you got there. A person comes out and tells you, "You must go into that room and choose one of four things to take with you on your journey when you leave this place. You may not
Contributed by Perry Greene on Aug 13, 2012
THE SIGNIFICANCE OF SPIT
Now why did Jesus spit in the blind man’s eyes? This is similar to another time when he spit in some dust and made clay, with which he anointed blind eyes (Mark 7:33). If a modern evangelist or missionary followed Jesus’ example in this, how well received would it
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
In January 2001 Nairobi police raided the home of a former university lecturer and his wife to find their six children emaciated and starving. The kids were ages 2-11 and could not stand up they were in such a bad state. Their legs were stick thin, their hair was falling out and they were all