Share this on FacebookGoogle+RedditEmailPrinter versionRSS Feed

Aligning to God's Will

Relinquish Control

Sermonette; #753s; 15 minutes
Given 31-Dec-05

Description: (hide)

Bill Onisick maintains that the only way we can take control of our lives is by admitting we are not in control, but subject to God's plan for us.Paradoxically, true peace of mind comes from accepting that we are not in control, but instead comes from aligning ourselves to God's sovereign will. The spirit of quiet submission is found in David's Psalm 143, written at a time he was fleeing from his son Absalom. Like David, we must begin each day fully persuaded of God's kindness, continually growing in understanding of understanding God's will, asking Him for deliverance from our enemies but having the courage to yield to God's will for our lives even in a fiery trial. By relinquishing control, we increasingly place our destiny into God's hands. Like a car out of alignment, our carnal minds continually pull us out of alignment with God's purpose. We can only correct this misalignment by looking through spiritual lenses as we encounter frustrations and trials, realizing that these troublesome events often strengthen our character. All things do work together for good to those who faithfully yield to God's purpose.



The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment
The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment

Daily Verse and Comment

Receive Biblical truth in your inbox—spam-free! This daily newsletter provides a starting point for personal study, and gives valuable insight into the verses that make up the Word of God. See what over 145,000 subscribers are already receiving.


Privacy Policy
E-mail This Page