John 5:2 Now there is at Jerusalem by the sheep market a
pool, which is called in the Hebrew tongue Bethesda, having five
porches. 5:3. In these lay a great multitude of impotent folk, of blind,
halt, withered, waiting for the moving of the water. John 5:4 For an
angel went down at a certain season into the pool, and troubled the
water: whosoever then first after the troubling of the water stepped in
was made whole of whatsoever disease he had. John 5:5 And a certain man
was there, which had an infirmity thirty and eight years. John 5:6 When
Jesus saw him lie, and knew that he had been now a long time in that
case, he saith unto him, Wilt thou be made whole? John 5:7 The impotent
man answered him, Sir, I have no man, when the water is troubled, to put
me into the pool: but while I am coming, another steppeth down before
me. John 5:8 Jesus saith unto him, Rise, take up thy bed, and walk. John
5:9 And immediately the man was made whole, and took up his bed, and
walked: and on the same day was the Sabbath
In this outline we
list a few of wonderful things God can do for us when our will becomes
God's Will for our lives. Once again we point out the God's Will is
God's Word and that God's Word is God's Will. If we want the perfect
Will of God for our lives we must read it and do it.
said as Thou Wilt! We must act on God's Will not our own will.
15:25 Then came she and worshipped him, saying, Lord, help me. Mat 15:26
But he answered and said, It is not meet to take the children's bread,
and cast it to dogs. Mat 15:27 And she said, Truth, Lord: yet the dogs
eat of the crumbs, which fall from their masters' table. Mat 15:28 Then
Jesus answered and said unto her, O woman, great is thy faith: be it
unto thee even as thou wilt. And her daughter was made whole from that
A. Woman and daughter in Paraguay suffered 38 years was
healed as God answered prayer.
III. Our will must become God's
Will to have God answer our prayers.
(John 15:7 KJV) If ye abide in
me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall
be done unto you.
A. God's Will is that we partake of His abundant
Life, if we will, we can enter into His abundant Life.
B. How do
enter into His Will?
Mat 19:17 KJV) And he said unto him, Why callest
thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God: but if thou wilt
enter into life, keep the commandments.
1. By keeping His
2. His Word is His Will.
IV. We receive
Salvation when our will becomes it is God's Will.
A. We believe.
Acts 16:31 (KJV) And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and
thou shalt be saved, and thy house.
B. We call on His Name. Romans
10:13 (KJV) For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be
C. We receive Him. John 1:12 (KJV) But as many as received
him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that
believe on his name:
V. To receive deliverance. We must desire or
(Luke 8:28 KJV) When he saw Jesus, he cried out, and fell
down before him, and with a loud voice said, What have I to do with
thee, Jesus, thou Son of God most high? I beseech thee, torment me not.
A. This man needed deliverance and came to the right source.
To receive the Baptism of Holy Spirit we must desire or will for Him to
A. We must ask Him
(Luke 11:13 KJV) If ye then, being
evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children: how much more
shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him?
VII. To receive Divine Healing we must ask according to His Will.
(James 5:14 KJV) Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders
of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the
name of the Lord: James 5:15 And the prayer of faith shall save the
sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins,
they shall be forgiven him.
VIII. To be used of God we must be
willing to be used!
(Isa 6:8 KJV) Also I heard the voice of the Lord,
saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am
I; send me.
A. Isaiah was not only willing but he presented himself
before the Lord and said yes.
IX. Perfection? If thou wilt be
A. God's Will is that we live a life of giving.
19:21 KJV) Jesus said unto him, If thou wilt be perfect, go and sell
that thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in
heaven: and come and follow me.
X. What do you want God to do for
(Mark 10:51 KJV) And Jesus answered and said unto him, What wilt
thou that I should do unto thee? The blind man said unto him, Lord, that
I might receive my sight.
A. What can we do?
Romans 12:1-2 (KJV)
1 I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye
present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which
is your reasonable service. 2 And be not conformed to this world: but be
ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is
that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.
B. We can will
to quit sinning.
Acts 13:10 wilt thou not cease to pervert the right
ways of the Lord?
C. Can we will to know and have knowledge?
(James 2:20 KJV) But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith without
works is dead?
D. What will He have me do?
(Acts 9:6 KJV) And
he trembling and astonished said, Lord, what wilt thou have me to do?
And the Lord said unto him, Arise, and go into the city, and it shall be
told thee what thou must do.
1. The Lord wants us to do His Will and
His Will is to tell others the Good News and what the Lord has done for
2. 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.
3. Service is God's will for us - Ephesians 6:5-9; I
4. Continual rejoicing, ceaseless prayer, and constant
thanksgiving are God's will for us - 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (KJV) 16
Rejoice evermore. 17 Pray without ceasing. 18 In every thing give
thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.
May God help us to make our will God's Will.
God bless you and yours!
On behalf of this generation,
Your friends in the service of Christ,
and Marge Abram
Abundant Life Crusades
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