One of the most common questions asked by Christians is “What is God’s will for my life?” This is a valid question, as we all want to live our lives to the fullest and to bring glory to God. But how can we know what God’s will is for us? One way is to focus on delighting in God and understanding His heart.
The Bible is filled with verses that talk about delighting in God and the importance of having a heart for Him. In Psalm 37:4, we are told to “Delight yourself in the Lord and He will give you the desires of your heart.” This verse is crucial in understanding God’s will for our lives because it shows us that when we take the time to delight in God, He will align our desires with His own. This means that we will start to want what God wants for us, and we will be able to fulfill His plan for our lives more easily.
Moreover, when we focus on God’s heart, we will start to see things from His perspective. In Isaiah 55:8-9, it says, “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.” By spending time in prayer and studying the Word of God, we will begin to see things the way God sees them, and we will be able to better understand His will for our lives.
One way to delight in God is to spend time in worship and adoration. This can be done through singing, playing musical instruments, or simply talking to God. When we focus on God’s goodness and greatness, we start to develop a deep appreciation for Him, and our love for Him will grow. This love will then motivate us to do what He wants us to do.
Another way to delight in God is to serve Him. In Matthew 25:40, Jesus says, “whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.” When we serve others in Jesus’ name, we are serving Him, and this brings great joy to our hearts. GoTEN provides an opportunity to serve the refugee community by helping them learn English, sew, acquire new jobs, and experience Christian community. Learn more about how you can take your first steps at serving with GoTEN at the next Discovery Day.
In conclusion, knowing God’s will for our lives is not about trying to figure things out, but about developing a heart for Him. When we focus on delighting in God and understanding His heart, we will start to see things from His perspective, and we will be able to fulfill His plan for our lives more easily. So let us focus on delighting in God and understanding His heart, and we will find His will for our lives.