Tag: discern

Jun 2018
Finding God’s Perfect Will Within His Permissive Will

“… that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect” (Romans 12:2b). Throughout the centuries of Church history, many theologians and Bible teachers have tried to make sense of the will of God and how it relates to humans. Generally, three categories are suggested. The first is called the prescriptive will of God. These are things that God clearly requires of us in His Word. For example, “Honor your father and your mother” (Matthew 19:19a). Or, “You shall love the Lord your......

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