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Acts 16:6-15

Big Idea:┬áRarely does God give you a long term timeline for your life. So instead of asking questions like: “God, what is your plan for my life”, we should be asking questions like: “God, what are you doing around me right now that you want me to take part in?”

3 suggestions to help clarify God’s leading

  1. Get up and go
    • cf. Acts 15:36
  2. Leave room for God to change your plans
    • Yes – Macedonia
    • No – Asia
    • Bithynia – Not yet, not you
  3. Plan strategically to fill in the gaps

 

Spirit of Jesus: cf. Philippians 1:19; Romans 8:9; Galatians 4:6; 1 Peter 1:10-11

Characteristics of Philippi

  • Polytheistic community
  • Important Roman city in Macedonia
  • Wealthy
  • Recipients of Paul’s letter, Philippians
  • Contributed monetary support to Paul’s ministry