When it comes to making the big, all-important decision, how often haven’t we got caught up in the over-thinking it game? And instead of doing the right thing, we gave in to fear.
Scriptures: First Lesson: 1 Samuel 15:12-23; Second Lesson: 1 Peter 2:19-25
Sermon Text: Mark 15:1-5; John 19:12
My Next Steps
Question to Ponder: Pontius Pilate and Jesus Christ had two very different ways of doing things, yet they both stood together in the same room. What does this mean regarding the way to achieve success—from the world’s perspective? From God’s perspective?
Treasure to Share: “No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us” (Romans 8:37).
Action to Take: Struggling how to think through making a godly decision? Try this decision making matrix: 1) Is it right? – What does God’s Word say? 2) Is it loving? – What’s in your neighbor’s best interests? 3) Is it wise? – What do your godly friends and mentors advice when you seek their counsel?