Biblical Guidelines for Making Decisions

Posted: February 18, 2011 by abestratton in Resources

I. Remember who you are.
Who has God made me to be?
2 Corinthians 5:14-15; 1 John 3:1, 9-10

II. Listen to God.
What does God say in His Word?
Psalm 119:105, 130; 2 Timothy 3:16-17

III. Listen to authorities.
What do my God-given authorities say about this?
Romans 13:1-2; Hebrews 13:17

IV. Talk to God.
What does God want me to do?
James 1:5

V. Love God and hate sin.
What will cultivate my desire for God and starve my desire for sin?
Psalm 34:12-16; Romans 12:9

VI. Love others and serve them.
How will this impact others?
A. Believers
Will this help or hurt my brothers and sisters?
Romans 14:15, 19, 21; Galatians 5:13-14
B. Unbelievers
Will this turn unbelievers toward or away from Jesus?
Col. 4:5; 1 Tim. 3:7

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