Misconceptions of God’s Will

Misconceptions of God’s Will

After reviewing previous parts in this series, Ken Boa looks at eight common misconceptions about God’s will. 1. “I must pray about each decision I make.” Some decisions are simply a matter of common sense and do not require a process of discernment. For example, if...
Misconceptions of God’s Will

Wisdom and the Sovereignty of God

We learn true wisdom when we look at the character of God, because He is the source of all wisdom. Three verses in Proverbs illustrate the sovereignty of the God behind all wisdom. 1. God’s Counsel Is Permanent All human wisdom apart from God is temporary. Proverbs...
A Balanced Diet of Scripture

A Balanced Diet of Scripture

[lead]Imagine a typical meal.[/lead]Whether it’s a black bean burger with mashed potatoes on the side, or a roasted chicken with steamed vegetables and chocolate mousse for dessert, one thing is clear: a healthy, well-rounded dinner does not consist of a single carrot...
Misconceptions of God’s Will

Discerning the Will of God: Part 3

In this final part of this series, Ken Boa discusses seven key principles for seeking God’s guidance as well as some wrong conceptions about God’s will. Seven Principles for God’s Guidance: Communication (spending time in prayer and the Scriptures) Conscience (asking...