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 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 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 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 Tony Abram on Oct 30, 2008
Success is knowing God's will and being right in the center of
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 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
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 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 Mark Brunner on Jun 29, 2005
Many Turns–One Road! (07.01.05--Direction--John 21:20-25)
Like life, most highways that we find ourselves on aren’t always straight and true. In fact, what makes some highways fun to drive is that they give you the opportunity to make a turn here and there from time to time, just to break up the
Contributed by Peter Bines on Aug 25, 2005
Three athletes are about to be executed.
One is a short dark haired hockey player; one is a bald headed tennis player, and the third is a tall blond haired soccer player.
The guard brings the dark haired hockey player forward and the executioner asks if he has any last minute request. He
The widest thing in the universe is not space; it is the potential capacity of the human heart. Being made in the image of God, it is capable of almost unlimited extension in all directions. And one of the world’s greatest tragedies is that we allow our
Contributed by Nate Barbour on Feb 2, 2004
There was a frog that absolutely knew his destiny was to turn in to a handsome young prince. But for confirmation, he decided to visit a fortuneteller. The fortuneteller brought the frog in and gazed into her crystal ball. She said, “Oh, I see something. You are going to meet a beautiful young
Contributed by Paul Fritz on Feb 11, 2004
Writing about God’s sure guidance, British pastor Frank W. Boreham recounted a time when a minister visited his home in New Zealand. Being young and inexperienced, Boreham sought the counsel of his guest. He said that one morning they were sitting on the veranda, looking out over the golden plains
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Nov 23, 2005
Dave Bosewell tells a story about Earl Weaver, former manager of the Baltimore Orioles. Weaver had a rule that no one could steal a base unless given the steal sign. This upset one of his star players, Reggie Jackson, because he felt he knew the pitchers and catchers well enough to judge who he
Contributed by Howard Bagley on Apr 6, 2002
Growing up in middle Georgia I would help pick peaches during the summer to make a little spending money. And it was during that time that I learned the importance of "a time to every purpose under heaven". While working for this elderly gentleman, whom I will call Grif, He wanted to show me how to