Glorifying God With Decision Making

Four steps from John Piper on how to glorify God in your decision making. I think this is a better way to frame decision making than the commonly used phrase, “seeking God’s will.” God’s will for us is to seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness (Matt. 6:33) and then all these things will be added to you.

  1. pray that God will hallow his name in and through me.
  2. I try to meditate upon the Scriptures day and night, desiring to saturate my thinking with the structure of God’s thinking.
  3. I consciously pin my hope on the promise of God to work in everything for my good, so that my mind and heart are at rest in his mercy.
  4. As I confront moral choices during the day, if time and circumstances allow, I try to understand the effects of each choice on people’s lives.

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Above all I am a Christian Hedonist pursuing my ultimate satisfaction and joy in God. This blog contains postings about what God is teaching me through his Word, is an outlet for some of my photography, and will occasionally include stories about my experiences as a deputy sheriff on patrol. View all posts by justicetheline

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