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Acceptance of God’s Will


September 27, 2023 Bible Study


  1. Acceptance of God’s Will



Acceptance-To receive with gladness and approval regarding as proper and right


God-A being conceived as the perfect, omnipotent, omniscient originator and ruler of the universe, the principal deity of faith and worship.


Will-The mental faculty by which one deliberately chooses or decides upon a course of action


Featured Texts


    1. Acts 21:12-14


Commentary: Paul was an obedient servant of the Lord. He was willing and able to serve God even if it meant his own death. Christians cannot and should not shun what God wants then to do.


  1. In suffering


    1. 1 Corinthians 4:10-12

    2. 1 Peter 3:17


Commentary: Christians are sometimes called upon to suffer for well-doing as a testimony to others.




  1. In adversity


    1. Job 1:21


Commentary: Christians know that it is the will and grace of God that allows them to prosper. Adversity is a test of our resolve to do that which God has commanded. It is easy to follow God while we prosper, but how strong is our faith in times of adversity. Do we as Christians lean upon the everlasting arm or fall from it.


  1. For correction


    1. Proverbs 3:11-12

    2. Hebrews 12:5


Commentary: As a good father God corrects his children when they err. Christians are to take correction as a sign of that love.


  1. Without compliant


    1. Philippians 2:13-15


Commentary: God is producing in Christians the willing and doing of His good and perfect will there is no reason for murmurings. Christians are to serve God without compliant.


  1. In obedience


    1. Jeremiah 42:6

    2. Matthew 3:13-15

    3. Mark 14:36

    4. John 7:28-29


Commentary: Obedience is the cornerstone in accepting God’s will. Christ obeyed the will of his Father. The only way to salvation is through obedience to God’s commandments.


  1. In fellowship


    1. Romans 15:7

    2. Galatians 2:9-10


Commentary: Christians are to fellowship with each other. It is through this fellowship that Christians gain strength by exhorting each other and bearing each other’s burdens.


  1. In death


    1. Luke 23:46


Commentary: Christ gain the ultimate example of accepting God’s will with his death on the cross. Christ accepted all the suffering heaped upon him to bring salvation.


  1. Advice to the Saints


    1. Mark 1:16-18

    2. 2 Corinthians 5:7-10


Commentary: God wants all of mankind to come to him. Christians are to be fishers of men bringing souls to Christ. We all must appear before God and give an account of how well we have obeyed that form of doctrine that can save souls.


Quote of Introspection:


Study and pray to know God’s will.




Faith is not believing that God can. It is knowing that God will.


Ben Stein




Study to show thyself approved unto God
a workman that needeth not to be ashamed,
rightly dividing the word of truth.

II Timothy 2:15