In his Letter to the Ephesians, the Apostle Paul writes:
Look carefully then, how you walk, not as unwise men but as wise, making the most of the time…Therefore, do not be foolish, but understand what the Will of the Lord is (Eph. 5:14,15).
Regrettably, many people view the Will of God as rather like a ten-ton elephant hanging overhead, ready to fall on them. Actually, the word we translate into English as “Will” comes from both a Hebrew word and a Greek word which mean yearning. Its meaning connotates the kind of yearning which lovers have for one another — not a yearning of the mind alone or the heart alone, but of the whole being. It is a yearning which gives us a glimpse — but only a glimpse — of the depth of God’s yearning for us. And the consequence of yearning for God’s Holy Will to take over your whole being, Paul says, is to be filled “with the…
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