God’s Unstoppable Will!

Posted on July 1, 2019


By David Ettinger

God’s Will Be Done
Contained within what’s commonly referred to as “the Lord’s Prayer” (Matthew 6:9-13) is the phrase “your kingdom come, your will be done” (v. 10).

I once wondered about the meaning of it. Did it mean believers should be praying for God’s will to be done, or was it a statement of fact, that God’s will WILL be done.

After a few years, I came to the conclusion both were true. God’s will – that which He has proclaimed in His Word – will become a reality precisely as He proclaimed it would. At the same token, in aligning our wills with God’s, we should pray for His will to be done, our way of saying, “Yes, Lord, we agree that your will WILL be done, and because it is YOUR will, we long for it to happen! Come quickly, Lord Jesus!”

The Nature of God’s Will
Recently, I caught the tail-end of a sermon by esteemed Bible teacher David Jeremiah. While closing in prayer, he said, “Lord, we long for your unstoppable will to be done.”

I said out loud, “Amen, Lord. Your will IS unstoppable. What a great way to express it!”

Dr. Jeremiah perfectly articulated the nature of God’s will. It is unstoppable! All attempts by Satan, his demons, or those who disdain the Lord to squelch God’s will are feeble.

God’s will cannot be hindered, delayed, altered, or stopped. What God has proclaimed in the Bible will assuredly come to fruition, and there is nothing any force in the universe can do about it. All must either accept it or be crushed by it. God’s will is unstoppable and IS coming.

What Is God’s Will?
I can write at length on this, but no need. In a nutshell, God’s will is that all people come to faith in the Lord Jesus Christ and live with Him in wondrous fellowship when He establishes His eternal kingdom here on the reconstituted Earth.

This eternal kingdom on Earth – the new location of Heaven – is also known as the New Jerusalem. You may read about it in Isaiah Chapter 11 and Revelation Chapters 20-22.

This is God’s ultimate will. It is proclaimed, destined, glorious, unimaginable, and yes, to the joy of those who know the Lord Jesus – unstoppable. Oh for that day!

Note: For an interesting exchange on this topic, please read my interaction below with “francesrogers.”