Abundant Life Crusades
Tony and Marge Abram have been preaching the Good News for over 58 years!

THE WILL OF GOD

A lot of people ask me the question, ”What is the will of God for my life, or how can I know what the will of God is for my life?

The answer is found in 1 John 5:14-15 And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us. 15: And if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him.

I. From this scripture we understand that the WILL OF GOD is the Word of God.
  A. If we can find what we need, or want in the Word of God, then it is the will of God for us to have it.
    1. For example, can we receive healing from the Lord?
    - Isaiah 53:4-5 4 Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted. 5 But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.
    - Matt. 8:17 That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, Himself took our infirmities, and bare our sicknesses.
    - 1 Peter 2:24 (KJV) Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed.
    2. Is it the will of God for us to be saved, why? Yes, because the Word of God tells us in John 3:16 (KJV) For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
    3. Is it the will of God for us to prosper, Why? Psalms 35:27 (KJV) Let them shout for joy, and be glad, that favour my righteous cause: yea, let them say continually, Let the LORD be magnifie d, which hath pleasure in the prosperity of his servant.
      a. Many are the promises that God’s Word tells us His Will to bless us. Job 36:11 If they obey and serve him, they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.
      b. Luke 6:38 38 Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.
      c. 3 John 2 Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.
d. Understanding is the reward of faith. Therefore seek not to understand that thou mayest believe, but believe that thou mayest understand.

II. The Word of God is the Will of God.
 
A. Then the Will of God is the Word of God.
  B. You can not separate the one from another,
    1. Faith and works should travel side by side, step answering to step, like the legs of men walking. First faith, and then works; and then faith again, and then works again -- until they can scarcely distinguish which is the one and which is the other.

III. The Word of God has the answer for any problem, situation, or circumstance that you encounter in life; make it your source of daily living because it is the WILL OF GOD!
  A. All that I am I owe to Jesus Christ, revealed to me in His divine Book. ~ David Livingstone,
  B. When God bolts the door, don't try to get in through the window. The will of God never will lead you where the grace of God cannot keep you. Remember what Jesus said in John 10.9 I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture.

God bless you and yours!
On behalf of this generation,
Your friends in the service of Christ,
Tony and Marge Abram
Abundant Life Crusades

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