Before You Make A Decision

As Jim and I look back, we realize we learned many times the hard way that, when we didn’t pray, or consult with each other, or seek God’s wisdom, or ask for godly advice, we just about always made bad, wrong, or lesser decisions.

So, speaking from personal experience, here is a handful of guiding principles for making decisions. These principles have become personal slogans Jim and I use to remind ourselves to pray before we make decisions.

  • No decision made without prayer (Philippians 4:6-7).
  • When in doubt, don’t (Romans 14:23).
  • Always ask “What does the Bible say?” (John 17:17).
  • Always do what you know is right (James 4:14).
  • Don’t let fear influence you (1 John 4:18).

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Jim and Elizabeth George

Jim and Elizabeth George are bestselling authors and national speakers dedicated to helping people live a life after God’s own heart. Together, they have written over 150 books with more than 14 million copies sold around the world. For over 35 years, the teachings and steadfast example of Elizabeth and Jim have helped countless men and women:

  • Simplify life by focusing on God’s priorities.
  • Appreciate God’s Word and apply it to everyday situations.
  • Respond to circumstances with confidence by seeing yourself through God’s loving eyes.
  • Increase closeness in marriage by serving and honoring each other.
  • Powerfully shape the hearts of children and teenagers.
  • Enjoy greater intimacy with God.

Learn more about Jim and Elizabeth George here.

Jim and Elizabeth George

Jim and Elizabeth George are bestselling authors and national speakers dedicated to helping people live a life after God’s own heart. Together, they have written over 150 books with more than 14 million copies sold around the world. For over 35 years, the teachings and steadfast example of Elizabeth and Jim have helped countless men and women:

  • Simplify life by focusing on God’s priorities.
  • Appreciate God’s Word and apply it to everyday situations.
  • Respond to circumstances with confidence by seeing yourself through God’s loving eyes.
  • Increase closeness in marriage by serving and honoring each other.
  • Powerfully shape the hearts of children and teenagers.
  • Enjoy greater intimacy with God.

Learn more about Jim and Elizabeth George here.


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