Finding God's Will Four Your Life: "Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind." Rom. 12:2 Are you Crazy or Normal; Do you have a renewed or conformed mind? God wants us to be Renewed. Only a transformed mind can discern the will of God. We are normally "dense" with regard to God's will. Am I transformed with the renewing of my mind or still conformed to this world? Rom. 3:1 No one is righteous. Need to offer our bodies as a living sacrifice. A renewed mind is one that has yield itself to God's ways.
A. Rom. 12:1-2: 1) Transformation takes place through yielding the body and the mind to the work of the Spirit - Its a moment to moment event. 2) Transformation precedes discernment; 3) Discernment requires sacrifice; he who looses is life will find it. There is a way that seems right to man, but leads unto death.
4) Focus on transformation not on discernment.
B. Pattern of decisions:
Conformed: Desires of the flesh; Lust of the eyes; Pride of