The phrase “God willing” is widely used in the world. In Islam it is obligatory for a Muslim to say insha’Allah when referring to anything he intends to do in the future. Insha’Allah means “God willing” in Arabic. Islam often copies Christianity and this would be an example. But Christians also use the term and have for a very long time.1 We want to study the Scripture today from which all this comes.
13 Now listen, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will go to this or that city, spend a year there, carry on business and make money." 14 Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes. 15 Instead, you ought to say, "If it is the Lord's will, we will live and do this or that." 16 As it is, you boast and brag. All such boasting is evil. 17 Anyone, then, who knows the good he ought to do and doesn't do it, sins.
We are already at the end of Chapter 4 and a long list of practical Christian duties. W