Why I am no longer seeking ‘God’s will’

August 12th, 2019 | Posted by jameswatkins in Uncategorized

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One of my favorite talks and posts is God’s will is not lost—for those trying to find it. The premise is based on Proverbs 3:5-6:

      Trust in the Lord with all your heart
      And do not lean on your own understanding.
      In all your ways acknowledge Him,
      And He will make your paths straight (NASB).

My point is that “God’s will” is not some mystery we must try to solve nor even a specific path we must follow. It is simply 1) trusting God with all our hearts, 2) not leaning on our own understanding, and then 3) acknowledging (yada, to know intimately) him.

Unfortunately, I had gotten sucked into mission statements and five-year plans. Maybe you’ve bought into the “responsible” way to approach life as well. [Continue reading]

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