God’s will? What is it and how can we make space to listen?
There are over 1,200 pages in the Bible (depending on which version you read) and it is filled with wisdom passed down throughout the ages. Yet, discerning God’s Will can at times be overwhelming to the point of paralysis.
God’s will can be boiled down to this: Love God and Love Others. That simple. Basic questions to ask yourself are: (i) how is what I am doing going to demonstrate my love for God and others, (ii) how will those around me be blessed by my actions, (iii) are the talents God has given me being used for His will, not mine and (iv) do my actions bear the most fruit for the kingdom? We often times do what is most comfortable and beneficial for ourselves, yet the Bible commands that we live sacrificially.
Below are are three simple steps you can implement NOW to create space to listen: