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Deciphering God's Will

Now there was a famine in the land. So Abram went down to Egypt to reside there as an alien, for the famine was severe in the land.
Genesis 12:10

Two of our most primal instincts are fight and flight.  When the going gets tough, we tend to fall back on one of these two defaults.

In Genesis 12:10-20, Abraham faced a famine in the land God called him.  Instead of sticking it out to see how God would provide in the situation, Abraham fled to Egypt.  Abraham let the circumstance dictate his direction.  We tend to fall back on this same default, we let the uncertainty of tough circumstances make us flee from what God has for us.

When the going gets tough, how do the tough know what the Godly thing to do is instead of letting the circumstance tell us what to do?

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