Topic: How to know God’s perfect will for your life – Part One
Isaac O. Agbenla
Bible: Ps 29:5
Today, i would love to share with you what Perfect will and imperfect will are and give some biblical examples of imperfect will of God that people entered in the Bible and way out of such mistakes. Also would love to explain reasons why people enter God’s imperfect will.
Perfect will of God is simply doing what God what you to do in life. Imperfect however is when you are doing something contrary to your calling yet God permits it for some reasons.
*Why do people enter imperfect will of God?*
1. *Not hearing God accurately or at all*:
Sometimes you listened to people sharing the revelation they claim to receive from the Lord and without much ado, you can deduce where the revelation is coming from. Some claims that God has spoken but a man acquainted with word need no require prayer before one will know it is not from God. How do i mean?
When a revelation or message you claim to receive from God is not in line with God’s word, FORGET IT. We need to understand that God is an intelligent God and not God of confusion. He does not do anything against His own word.
In Ps 119:89,
*Forever, O Lord, thy word is settled in heaven.*
A day will not come when human revelation will supersede God’s word. The word is above every form of angelic revelation.
In Ps 138:2, the bible says;
*I will worship towards holy temple, and praise thy name for thy loving-kindness and for thy truth: FOR THOU HAST MAGNIFIED THY WORD ABOVE THY NAME*.
From the verse above, we see that God’s name is said to be working base on God’s word. This is why *prayer in the name of God is effective only when it is in line with God’s word*.
For example, a sister once told me that a prophet prophesied that she would marry someone who is already married and enjoying his home. Unfortunately, the lady is a member of same Church assembly with that family. You do not need prayer and fasting to know that it is not from God.
Likewise, some claim to have vision or dreams that does not go in line with God’s word or not completely accurate. You see, many have been manipulated through dreams by the devil. First thing you need to know about dreams is that, *it is not the major way through which God speaks but the remedial way*. God uses dream to communicate mainly when He could not get you during the day, or you are not sensitive to His leading, or carried away by your own purpose or because you’re arrogantly dodging or pretending that you didn’t hear God most especially when you do not want to compromise your will for God’s will to be done.
In Job 33:14; the Bible says;
For GOD SPEAKS ONCE, YEA TWICE, *YET MAN PERCEIVETH IT NOT*.
Did you notice the Bible says God has already spoken once and again & man could not get the voice somehow.
Notice this verse..
15. IN A DREAM, IN A VISION OF THE NIGHT, *WHEN DEEP SLEEP FELL UPON MEN, IN SLUMBERINGS UPON THE BED*;
Why does he come in the night like the verse above says..?
He comes in the night because you can’t argue with him in your dreams.
16. THEN HE OPENETH THE HEARS OF MEN AND SEALETH INSTRUCTION,
17. THAT HE MAY WITHDRAW MAN FROM HIS PURPOSE, AND HIDE PRIDE FROM MAN.
Notice from verse 14 that God has spoken once and again but men could not hear before He later approaches them through dreams.
2). From verse 17, you see that if you are proving stubborn during the day, God can come at night to instruct you because then, your brain is disconnected. You cannot argue with Him at that time except God permits. Just to make it more real to you. So if you’re trying to go against God’s will or purpose of God for your life unknowingly, he will come to speak to you to turn you from that destructive path.
Thanks for following