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What does God want me to do?,
This review is from: Guidance and the Voice of God (Paperback)
If you're anything like me this is a question that rears it's head time and again. Oh for an easy answer or a sign in the sky. This book doesn't contain the explicit specific guidance you're looking for in whatever dilemma(s!?) you're facing (that is impossible). Rather it gives practical, common sensical, down to earth biblical wisdom which it works out in worked examples at the end, and equips you to make the choice yourself.
Helpful and readable. Helped me understand things from God's perspective, what matters most to him, rather than my abundance of questions.
This isn't just a question in my own life, but something I see in friends struggling with relationships (Is he the one?), job (Can I see myself doing this for the rest of my life?), mission (is God calling me into fulltime service?). So I bought one not just to read but to share.
If God had wanted us to be robots he would have programmed us with what to do. Rather he has made us living, breathing, complex, confusing, beings who are designed for a relationship with him, which involves love and trust. This book reminds me I'm lazy and look for easy answers, whereas God desires I grow up and make mature decisions, confident in his grace and big plan, not neurotically willing I missed God's plan A for my life.
Guidance wasn't meant to be easy, it was designed for us to grow in love, trust and maturity.