Piper: Three Stages of Knowing and Doing the Revealed Will of God

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect. —Romans 12:2 ESV John Piper’s conclusion to a sermon on Romans 12:1-2, What is the Will of God and How … More Piper: Three Stages of Knowing and Doing the Revealed Will of God

The main thing in life

Doug Goins, of Peninsula Bible Church, wraps up our reading of Hosea 14: Verse 9 is an epilogue that serves as a conclusion to the entire prophecy of Hosea. It also provides the final step of returning to the Lord and remaining in fellowship with him: surrendering our will to him. Whoever is wise, let … More The main thing in life

Audience of one

For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God? Or am I trying to please man? If I were still trying to please man, I would not be a servant of Christ.  Galatians 1:10 John Piper, in a sermon, “When Not To Believe an Angel”   The most thrilling implication of verse 10 … More Audience of one

Cole: no simple, mechanical formula in Scripture for discerning God’s will in specific situations.

Pastor Steven Cole discusses discerning God’s will, based on Acts 21:1-12, our passage for today’s Bible reading plan.  Here is an excerpt from “Discerning the Will of God” But, then, how do we discern God’s will? The bad news (or good news, depending on how you look at it) is that there is no simple, … More Cole: no simple, mechanical formula in Scripture for discerning God’s will in specific situations.