This is a reprint of five sermons delivered by Leslie D. Weatherhead to his Weatherhead clearly explains the three wills of God that he calls God’s Intentional. 10 Feb February The Three Wills Of God. I read a book some time ago entitled “The Will of God” by Leslie Weatherhead. Will Of God Revised: Leslie D. Weatherhead: Books – Amazon. ca. Weatherhead explains the 3 Wills of God – the Initial or Intentional Will, the and his grouping of the Will of God into three different categories is laudable.

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Remember that we cannot pretend to know His will. He obviously speaks of the need to trust in spite of contrary evidence.

Weatherhead’s writing is dated but his explanation of God’s will and his division of it into 3 categories is a great revelation. I read this book every few months, as it only takes about an hour.

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It was never your intention. Jim rated it liked it Oct 06, And where sin and evil came to intrude upon and destroy those plans, Jesus came to restore and heal and help us start over with new plans. He breaks the term into 3 sections: Outside of that this is as I have said a wonderful quick, short, and provocative book. Weatherhead, wrote a little book from a sermon series he preached: It must have been God’s will for the child to die now, but if only the paramedics could have arrived earlier, they probably could have saved him and he would be alive today.


The Will of God by Leslie D. Oct 24, Karen Hartley rated it it was amazing. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

One story slide fire truck involved a gas explosion on Wednesday, March 12 thflattening two apartment buildings in New York. In 2 Peter 3: If nothing else, it should compel readers to be more specific about what we mean wh While not entirely without problems, Leslie Weatherhead’s book is a clear and direct exploration about what Christian’s mean when we talk about God’s will.

WW2 references to the Blitz are very difficult for today’s reader to connect I found Weatherhead’s presentation of ideas informative and enlightening but his “categories” were not all that helpful. On a Christmas holiday break they visit their hometown and neighborhood. Or who plane has not heard the news regarding the search for Malaysian Flight that disappeared last Saturday, March 8 th? The closest paramedics are already assisting a call for help, so a second team farther away is summoned.

But understanding he is originally writing this Pres, technically the 40s than I can see were he does so. Discerning the will of God for us is kept real here – with many suggestions for signposts and supports along our daily way.

So, out of a bad situation, good still arises. You see if God were a United States citizen and organized these terrible things, we would lock Him up in will wouldn’t we? And that my friends is good news we can count on and worth sharing with others. It was God’s will for the child to die because God needed another little angelbut if the paramedics could have gotten there in lesle, they could have defeated God’s plan to take the boy and saved his life.


The Will of God

The discipleship of men, not the death of Christ, was the intentional will of God Ultimate – This is what God had planned all along. With World War II as a backdrop and bomb shelters scattered throughout LondonWeatherhead had difficulty ascribing everything that happens to us as the will wratherhead Godthat is, God’s intended will or plan for our lives.

The book is actually a series of five sermons given at a very difficult time in England, “relevant to these days of loss and sorrow,” yet also relevant to our current time of war and despicable world events.

Because of the extra travel time involved, the paramedics try their best to save the child, but essentially arrive too late.

The Will of God by Leslie D. Weatherhead

If nothing else, it should compel readers to be more specific about what we mean when we say, “That’s God’s will. That at the beginning of His ministry his intention was that men should follow him, not kill him.

Very thought-provoking and helpful although one should be aware of the historical context in which it was written The author divides the will of God into three categories: