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Making Godly Decisions

What is God’s will for your summer? Is it God’s will for you to go on the Campus Outreach Summer Beach Project?

Is it God’s will for you to be at GW or transfer or drop out and stop accumulating ridiculous amounts of debt?

How about your major? Are you sure you have declared the right major? Should you change your major?

What is God’s will for you with your career? Should you go to some kind of grad school or law school first?

Is it God’s will for you to get married? And if so, to whom? Etc…

When you think about these decisions you have to make in your life don’t you see your need for guidance? Whether it is from a trusted friend or family member, a consultant or expert in a particular field, or a pastor, counselor, or mentor. We all seek out guidance all the time.

But how can we guidance from God? What are some basic truths from God’s word about guidance?

Truth # 1: God Made Decisions

“The lot is cast into the lap, but its every decision is from the Lord.” (Proverbs 16:33)

Lot casting is a lot like drawing straws or flipping a coin. And this verse says every little detail is from God’s plan.

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