- 1 Does God make your decisions?
- 2 How does the Bible say we will be judged?
- 3 What does the Bible say about being prepared?
- 4 What does it mean to be in the valley of decision?
- 5 Does God control everything?
- 6 How do I know God’s will for my life?
- 7 When you die do you go straight to Judgement?
- 8 Does God judge sin differently?
- 9 What are God’s Judgements?
- 10 How do I know God’s purpose for me?
- 11 What does God say about strategic planning?
- 12 What does Psalms 27 say?
- 13 What is the Valley of Baca in the Bible?
- 14 Where is Valley of Jehoshaphat?
- 15 What happened at the Valley of Jehoshaphat?
Does God make your decisions?
The Holy Spirit of God and Jesus has a place in our decision making. He is our guide, our source of light and the revealer of the way of truth. Let’s trust him with our decisions, big or small!
How does the Bible say we will be judged?
The World English Bible translates the passage as: For with whatever judgment you judge, you will be judged; and with whatever measure you measure, it will be measured to you.
What does the Bible say about being prepared?
Scripture tells us that we must always be ready to tell others the good news. We must be prepared as Paul writes in 2 Timothy 4:2, “Preach the word. Be ready to do it whether it is convenient or inconvenient. Correct, confront, and encourage with patience and instruction” (CEB).
What does it mean to be in the valley of decision?
The Valley of Decision is a biblical name given to the Valley of Jehoshaphat by the prophet Joel. Jehoshaphat means “Yahweh judges”. The book of Joel describes this event as a gathering of all of the armies of the world into this Valley, where the Lord will pronounce judgment on all of them.
Does God control everything?
The Bible teaches that God’s sovereignty is an essential aspect of who he is, that he has supreme authority and absolute power over all things. And yes he is very much active, despite our perplexity. Scripture says, God works “all things according to the counsel of his will” (Ephesians 1:11).
How do I know God’s will for my life?
Following God’s Plan for Your Life:
- Be in prayer. A way to know that you are following God’s plan for your life is by being in prayer.
- Be actively reading in the Word.
- Follow the commands He puts on your heart.
- Seek a godly community.
- Obey the Truth.
When you die do you go straight to Judgement?
Particular judgment, according to Christian eschatology, is the divine judgment that a departed person undergoes immediately after death, in contradistinction to the general judgment (or Last Judgment) of all people at the end of the world.
Does God judge sin differently?
Scripture clearly indicates that God does view sin differently and that He proscribed a different punishment for sin depending upon its severity. While God does see sin differently we now have Jesus to forgive us of our sin.
What are God’s Judgements?
In Catholic doctrine, divine judgment (Latin judicium divinum), as an imminent act of God, denotes the action of God’s retributive justice by which the destiny of rational creatures is decided according to their merits and demerits.
How do I know God’s purpose for me?
God is God and He works all things, including your life, according to his purposes. Nothing can happen without God ordaining it. Psalm 57:2 says, “I cry out to God Most High, to God who fulfills his purpose for me.” This is key in understanding God’s purpose for your life.
What does God say about strategic planning?
Jeremiah 29:10 says, “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” God has perfect strategic foresight. We can, at best, achieve imperfect strategic foresight or, at worst, thoughtless hindsight.
What does Psalms 27 say?
Psalm 27 1
The LORD is the stronghold of my life– of whom shall I be afraid? When evil men advance against me to devour my flesh, when my enemies and my foes attack me, they will stumble and fall. Though an army besiege me, my heart will not fear; though war break out against me, even then will I be confident.
What is the Valley of Baca in the Bible?
Valley of Baca (“Valley of the Baka”) is mentioned in the Book of Psalms Chapter 84, in the following passage: Blessed is the man whose strength is in thee; in whose heart are the ways of them. Who passing through the valley of Baca make it a well; the rain also filleth the pools.
Where is Valley of Jehoshaphat?
But in the 4th century AD, an anonymous pilgrim gave the name “valley of Jehoshaphat” to the valley which lies east of Jerusalem, between the city and the Mount of Olives. As a result, in the centuries that followed, this valley was routinely identified as the scene of the Last Judgement.
What happened at the Valley of Jehoshaphat?
The Valley of Josaphat (variants: Valley of Jehoshaphat and Valley of Yehoshephat) is a Biblical place mentioned by name in Joel 3:2 and 3:12: “I will gather together all nations, and will bring them down into the valley of Josaphat: “Then I will enter into judgment with them there”, on behalf of my people and for My