Faith Works In Knowing God’s Will

Faith Works In Knowing God’s Will

Scripture Verses

                                                                          James 4:13-17

Outline

James 4:13-17

1 Corinthians 2:9

Knowing God’s Will

  • James 4:13-17
  • Disregard for God’s will – Verse 13-14, 16
  • Disobeying God’s will – Verse 17
  • Directed by God’s will – Verse 15

Directed by God’s Will

  • What does the Bible say?
    • Psalm 40:8; 143:10; Mark 3:35
    • Jesus the example
      John 4:34; 5:30; 6:38; Matthew 26:39
    • Can we know God’s will?
      Acts 22:14; Romans 12:1-2; Ephesians 5:17; Colossians 1:9
    • What is God’s will?
    • Present
      2 Corinthians 8:5
    • Purity
      1 Thessalonians 4:3
    • Prayer
      1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
    • What should our response to God’s will be?
      Ephesians 6:6
    • How do we know the unwritten will of God?
    • Realize God does have a will for your life
      Psalm 32:8; Proverbs 3:5-6
    • Realize a large part of God’s will is in the Bible
      2 Corinthians 6:14
    • Realize God only reveals some things one day at a time
      John 16:12; Matthew 6:34; Psalm 27:14
    • God directs us to His will through prayer
      Matthew 6:10; Ephesians 5:17
    • It is wise to seek good counsel about God’s will
      Proverbs 11:14; Proverbs 12:15
    • Sometimes God uses circumstances
      2 Timothy 1:7; Philippians 2:13

 

Conclusion

  • Psalms 37:23-24
  • Psalms 37:4-5
  • 1 John 2:17
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