Here are Questions to Ponder this week or discuss with a friend.
1. As you begin say this prayer aloud: “Lord, as I (or ‘we’) study this passage, lead me, guide me, and enlighten me by your Holy Spirit. Help me surrender my heart to you so that I will not use this Word for my purposes but be shaped by it for your purposes. In Jesus name, Amen.” 2. What are some examples of how you have sought out God’s guidance in your life? 3. Are there some trusted and spiritually mature individuals in your life that you can approach to help you read the ‘signs’ and make decisions? If you can, make a list of 3 people you might seek out if ever needed. 4. What are some needed qualities to be a person who can used by the Holy Spirit to offer spiritual guidance? 5. How does being “quick to listen and slow to speak” (see James) fit into giving and receiving guidance?— EGN