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What happens in the spiritual realm (in our spirit) when we pursue the will of God? How can we know that we are doing so?. Lesson Plan. This Week. Examine four spiritual results of pursuing the will of God. Probe the details of how we can know that we are pursuing God’s will with our lives.

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What happens in the spiritual realm (in our spirit) when we pursue the will of God?

How can we know that we are doing so?


This week

Lesson pursue the will of God?

Plan

This Week

  • Examine four spiritual results of pursuing the will of God.

  • Probe the details of how we can know that we are pursuing God’s will with our lives.


This week1

Lesson pursue the will of God?

Plan

This Week

III. Examine ourselves as to how well we are doing as we pursue the will of God with our lives.


Colossians 1 10 12
Colossians 1:10-12 pursue the will of God?

  • 10 That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;


Colossians 1 10 121
Colossians 1:10-12 pursue the will of God?

  • 11 Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness;


Colossians 1 10 122
Colossians 1:10-12 pursue the will of God?

  • 12 Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light:


Because We Are In pursue the will of God?

Pursuit of His Will


I walking worthy
I. pursue the will of God?Walking Worthy

  • a. True knowledge of God's will is inseparable from walking or

  • conformably to it.

living


I walking worthy1
I. pursue the will of God?Walking Worthy

Jesus

  • b. It was so for

  • during His earthly ministry.

  • John 4:34; 5:30; 6:38


I walking worthy2
I. pursue the will of God?Walking Worthy

us today.

  • c. It is so for

  • Matt 7:21; 12:50


I walking worthy3
I. pursue the will of God?Walking Worthy

  • d. Therefore those who actively pursue the will of God are

  • of the Lord

  • Eph 4:1-6

Worthy


Ii fruitful
II. Fruitful pursue the will of God?

a. Such who pursue the will of God shall be

fruitful


Ii fruitful1
II. Fruitful pursue the will of God?

first

  • b. Bearing fruit is the

  • manifestation of our walking "worthy of the Lord."


Ii fruitful2
II. Fruitful pursue the will of God?

  • c. This fruit bearing is a

  • of our spiritual growth and is pleasing to the Lord.

natural outcome


Ii fruitful3
II. Fruitful pursue the will of God?

d. It manifests itself aschange in the

(fruit of the Spirit) and is demonstrated by outward good works to others.

Eph 3:16; 4:1-6

Gal 5:22-25

inward man


Iii growing
III. Growing pursue the will of God?

  • a. This fruit bearing process thus leads to increasing or

  • in the experiential knowledge of God.

growing


Iii growing1
III. Growing pursue the will of God?

  • b. This “full knowledge” of God is the true

  • of spiritual growth.

means


Iii growing2
III. Growing pursue the will of God?

  • c. Without experiential knowledge of God it is impossible to grow spiritually.

  • Spiritual growth is not an

intellectual exercise.


Iv strengthening
IV. Strengthening pursue the will of God?

  • a. The outcome of experiential knowledge of God is that we are

“Being strengthened”.


Iv strengthening1
IV. Strengthening pursue the will of God?

  • b. Strengthed in

  • which is ever increasing, continuing, persevering faith, faith pressing forward, and faith which overcomes our unbelief.

  • 1 Peter 1:3-9

our faith;


Iv strengthening2
IV. Strengthening pursue the will of God?

  • c. This living faith is strengthened as it is manifest in our sanctification

  • (as we .)

  • 2 Cor 3:18

  • Phil 1:20-21

live Christ


Iv strengthening3
IV. Strengthening pursue the will of God?

  • d. This strength is not a

  • just barely getting by strength.

  • It is Dunamis.

  • Col 1:11

meager,


Iv strengthening4
IV. Strengthening pursue the will of God?

  • e. We are "empowered with all power”. According to the might of His glory. It is

  • derived from another, and is accompanied by His glory.

perfect strength


V four proofs
V. Four Proofs pursue the will of God?

  • a. Such strength enables us to take anything that comes our way with

  • That means we are remaining under the pressure of difficulties without succumbing.

  • James 5:9-10; 2 Cor 6:3-5

patience.


V four proofs1
V. Four Proofs pursue the will of God?

  • b. Such strength derived from the Holy Spirit allows us to endure long abuse and we

  • against our abusers.

do not retaliate


V four proofs2
V. Four Proofs pursue the will of God?

  • c. Because we have such strength we can go through whatever God ordains

  • Acts 5:40-41; 16:23-25

joyfully.


V four proofs3
V. Four Proofs pursue the will of God?

  • d. And through it all we are

  • to God who has made us qualified to be heirs with Christ.

thankful


Patience pursue the will of God?

Joy

Pursuit of

His Will

Longsuffering

Thanks


Vi application
VI. Application pursue the will of God?

  • a. To what extent do you exhibit patience, longsuffering, joy and thankfulness in trials?


Vi application1
VI. Application pursue the will of God?

  • b. Why do you think you come up short?


Vi application2
VI. Application pursue the will of God?

  • c. Convert your self assessment to a prayer of confession to God.


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