Chapter 9 – A Biblical Model For Decision Making


Upon completion of this chapter you will be able to:

  • Write the Key Verse from memory.
  • Explain the purpose of a model.
  • Explain the value of a model for decision making.
  • Use a Biblical model for decision making to help you make wise choices.


This chapter presents a Biblical model for decision making. A model is an example of something. Its purpose is to provide an example for you to follow. A decision is a choice. You must determine an answer for a real life situation and choose what action you will take. This is called decision making. A model for decision making provides an example to follow when making decisions. Life is an endless succession of choices and decisions. Making choices is a responsibility. Constantly refusing to make a decision is in itself a decision.

The Biblical model presented in this chapter will help you make wise choices within the will of God:

A man’s heart deviseth his way; but the Lord directeth his steps.
(Proverbs 16:9)

Read over the chapter study material and complete the self-test at the end. After this chapter is completed, mark complete and go to the next lesson.