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I was sitting with a group having coffee and the conversation turned toward the topic of “the will of God.” There is a statement that I hear all too often when discussing the will of God.  This evening was no different … “I wish I knew what God wants me to do … What is His will for me?” Whenever this topic is up for discussion, I find myself experiencing a deep frustration when I hear these words.  If only people would pickup their Bibles, blow the dust off that has collected due to neglect, crack open the cover and begin to read; they would find scriptures like Micah 6:8

” … What does the Lord require of you

but to do justice, to love kindness,

And to walk humbly with your God?”

I believe this scripture is clear about the will of God.  Are the things that are absorbing our time and energy fulfilling these three things? If not, then we are outside the will of God.  Assess where you are spending your time and determine if those things meet the needs of justice … That those things are steeped in kindness … And above all, are those things placing you in a position of humbleness before God.  What is the will of God for your life? … To do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with God.

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