If God Wills

March 15, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Acts 18:19-21 |

Series:

Northwest Bible Church - March 15, 2020 - Book of Acts - Alan Conner

Acts 18:19-21

If God Wills

Intro

A. BOWING TO GOD’S WILL (Acts 18:21).

1. Paul’s habit of submitting all his future plans to God’s will. 1 Cor. 4:19; 16:7; Rom. 1:10; 15:32; Phil. 2:19; Jas. 4:15; Heb. 6:3; 1 Pet. 3:17.

2. We are totally dependent on God’s sovereign will for our future plans. Prov. 16:9; 20:24.

B. LIVING UNDER THE WILL OF GOD (Jas. 4:13-17).

1. The plan is made (Acts 18:13).

2. The failures of the plan (Acts 18:14-17).

a. The failure to see man’s brevity (Acts 18:14).

b. The failure to see God’s sovereignty (Acts 18:15).

c. The failure to see pride’s iniquity (Acts 18:16-17).

C. PRAYING UNDER THE WILL OF GOD.

1. The prayer of Christ (Mk. 14:36).

2. Christ, our model.

D. BENEFITS OF SUBMISSION TO THE WILL OF GOD.

1. Sanctifying blessings.

2. “Deo Volente” - D.V

Conclusion