Finding God's Will For Your Life "Without counsel plans fail; but with many counselors they succeed" Prov. 19:20. God's gift that often remains un-opened. Going home and praying about it is an unbiblical way of living.
Decisions are a community thing:
1) The community judges a prophetic word (1Cor. 14:29). Let two or three profits speak, and let the body judge. Otherwise it is like a resounding gong.
2) The community decides guilt or innocence (Duet: 19:15; Matt. 18:15-16). Only on the testimony of two or three witnesses may an charge be established. My singular opinion doesn't matter.
3) The community sends (Acts 13:2-3). They didn't ask way Paul and Barnabus what they thought.
4) The Wise and the Fool (Prov. 11:14; 12:15; 13:10; 28:26). The fuel makes their own decisions; the wise seeks counsel.
Advice versus Counsel: Difference lies with whom is asking, If the decision rests with me, that is advice; If the decision rests with the people I'm asking, that is counsel. For he who wa