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Yearning to Know God's Will

A Workbook for Discerning God's Guidance for Your Life

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$14.99
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A desire to know the will of God is, as it should be, the top priority of any serious Christian. But how are you to find out what God's will is? Who hasn't agonized, questioned, and then doubted and questioned again? Yearning to Know God's Will is an eight-week workbook on knowing God's will. Each weeks' exercise begins with an account of a personal experience of the author from which he brings forth biblical, theological, and historical principles to help you in your search. As you respond, God
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A desire to know the will of God is, as it should be, the top priority of any serious Christian. But how are you to find out what God's will is? Who hasn't agonized, questioned, and then doubted and questioned again? But here is Danny Morris to the rescue with an eight-week workbook on knowing God's will. Each weeks' exercise begins with an account of a personal experience of the author from which he brings forth biblical, theological, and historical principles to help you in your search. As you respond, God's will is certain to become clearer. During the first five weeks, you will learn about the nature of spiritual discernment, discernment for the individual, spiritual intuition, ways in which God communicates with believers, and discernment as a spiritual gift. In the second part, the author shifts his focus to corporate discernment; that is, discernment within and for the church, the body of Christ. At issue here is consensus: how consensus is possible, why it is difficult, and how it works in church boards and committees. Danny Morris insists that consensus is not only biblical but practical, despite skepticism on the part of those whose experience would lead them to believe that disagreement is a way of life in church. Some maintain that consensus would never work in their congregation. But the author points the way to diminish and eventually eliminate such conflict. The third part of the workbook details a workable plan for church retreat, a time away from phones and schedules, where your group will learn how to make decisions by consensus, by group discernment of the will of God for the congregation. What better way to help move forward the work of God?
Contributor Danny E. Morris
Short Bio Danny E. Morris
Danny Morris is the Executive Secretary of Program, and founder and Executive Director of the Academy for Spiritual Formation of The Upper Room, Nashville, Tennessee.
UPC 025986754914
ISBN-10 0310754917
ISBN-13 9780310754916
Publish Date Oct 8, 1991
Weight (lbs) 0.4400
Height 9
Width 6.13
Length 160.00
Length Unit Pages
Publisher Zondervan
Price $14.99
Format Paperback
Language English

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