Seek out the wisdom of wise people around you. “Listen to advice and accept instruction, that you may gain wisdom in the future,” Proverbs 19:20. But this process is not our God. Good Decision is that decision - which does not bring any sort of regret for the rest of your life. God wants to bless us, but blessings only come through obedience (Deuteronomy 11:26-29). Trust that God is redeeming your life, and ask Him to help you see the evidence of it. In fact, one study in Philadelphia schools found that a teacher was almost two times more likely to drop out than a student. Every Christian should know by now “that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose” (Rom 8:28). Remember, big decision require big prayer -- and they require a thorough reflection on the seven keys to hearing God's voice. But somewhere along the way in my path of wanting to please God, I forgot about His grace and mercy. There are also times when we will need to move, even when we don't fully understand what we are doing and where we are going. Leave your guilt at the feet of Jesus. One of the most important aspects of wise decision-making is to recognize the value of good counsel. God wants you to make wise decisions, and he has given you an open invitation to ask for wisdom (James 1:5). Certainly, there are times to wait on the Lord’s leading. Those are some of the big kahunas and, naturally, we put a lot more thought into those decisions. Previous post: How Do I Deal With My Anger? It has to be real; that is, there really is a decision to be made — a question about whether you should or should not do something.. God gave Noah the dream of saving the world from the flood, but Noah had to make the decision to build the ark. 11 Steps for Making a Decision Following the Ignatian Method 1. God knew that when he created us. Read 1 Kings 13:1-24. Don’t rush Decisions. Many organizations use a mixture of centralized and consensus-based styles. There we will receive his mercy, and we will find grace to help us when we need it most," Hebrews 4:16. We may lack godly wisdom to make the right choice, but maybe we haven’t even prayed to God about it. Life would be a lot easier if we just knew how to make good decisions. When I move forward with this decision, I know that it is your will and that you will use it for my good and your glory. Making Godly Decisions: How to hear and do the will of God eBook: Hillman, Os: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store Select Your Cookie Preferences We use cookies and similar tools to enhance your shopping experience, to provide our services, understand how customers use our services so we can make improvements, and display ads. My friend, God lavishes grace and mercy on us in overwhelming, heaping amounts, and he does so freely for His children. Wisdom Prayer Father God, your word says that if anyone lacks wisdom, they should ask, and you will give them generously. But, as much as I can, I want to make better decisions—the first time. For the Lord gives wisdom; from His mouth comes knowledge and understanding. Organizational culture and leadership style together determine the process of decision-making in any company. I used to take so much time to decide if I was going to make one choice or another. Part 2 There are the little things that we have to choose on a daily basis. Every decision we make should be bathed in prayer. Isaiah the Prophet wrote, “And your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, “This is the way, walk in it,” when you turn to the right or when you turn to the left” (Isaiah 30:21), and those words in our ears may come from a godly counselor who gives Scriptural advice. The issue should be practical — about doing or not doing something.. 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