In this sermon, Rev. C.H. Spurgeon explores the idea that Jesus Christ is the one who chooses our inheritance for us. He emphasizes the importance of recognizing Christ’s wisdom and goodness in choosing our path and destiny. This study guide will help you reflect on the sermon and apply its message to your own life.
- What does it mean for Jesus Christ to choose our inheritance for us? How does this idea challenge our own desires and plans?
- Why is it important to trust in God’s wisdom and guidance in choosing our path in life? How does this trust impact our faith and relationship with God?
- How does the concept of God choosing our inheritance relate to the idea of predestination? How does this understanding of God’s sovereignty affect our view of free will?
- Can you think of a time in your life when you experienced God’s guidance and provision? How did this experience deepen your trust in God’s ability to choose your inheritance?
- What are some common desires or plans that people often have for their lives? How might these desires be influenced by societal expectations or personal ambitions? How can we align our desires with God’s will?
- How does the prayer “Thou shalt choose my inheritance for me” invite us to surrender our own desires and plans to God? How can we cultivate a heart that is willing to trust in God’s choices for our lives?
- How can we apply the message of this sermon to our own lives? What steps can we take to seek God’s guidance and trust in his wisdom in choosing our inheritance?
Dear God, we come before you with humble hearts, recognizing that you are the one who chooses our inheritance for us. We acknowledge that your wisdom and knowledge far surpass our own, and we trust in your guidance and provision for our lives. Help us to surrender our own desires and plans to you, and to seek your will above all else. Give us the faith and courage to trust in your choices for our lives, even when they may be different from what we expect or desire. May your will be done in our lives, and may we find joy and peace in following your path. In Jesus’ name, Amen.