What is “the Dispersion”?
II Kings 17:23
What about coincidences and gut feelings?
Esther 4:14 – Who knows?
Deuteronomy 29:29 – Only Divine revelation can absolutely prove God was at work.
Acts 23:1 – Gut feelings can be wrong.
Isaiah 8:19-20 – Whether something is true or not cannot be determined by mere feelings.
Matthew 10:16 We are to be wise as serpents.
I Corinthians 13:5-6 – Love is not easily provoked. Thinks no evil, hopes all things.
Why does God let satan do bad things to us?
-Suffering due to choices made.
-Suffering due to choices others made.
-Drunk driving, children starving due to parents decisions.
-Suffering due to natural law.
-Even Christ was subject to suffering.
-Suffering reminds us of human frailty.
-Suffering can turn us toward God.
-Suffering can help us see the real worth of things.
-Suffering can help us be more compassionate.
-Suffering makes us “homesick”.
Guidance in Big Life Decisions
-How do you know what God wants you to do?
-Which college should I attend?
-Should i ask her to marry me?
-Should i try for another job or keep the one I have?
-What should I have for dinner?
Pray – James 1:5, James 4:15
-Does God have a plan for me?
I Corinthians 7:17-24