Jan 20, 2021
Living By Faith, Part 3 “Faith For Healing”
Series: Bible Study

Isaiah 53:3-5, 35:5-6; Matthew 11:2-6, 4:23-25, 9:22, 27-29; Luke 4:40; James 4:2, 5:13-16; Matthew; John 5:3-8; 2 Corinthians 12:7-10; Hebrews 10: 23

- We cannot stay in the position where we need spiritual milk,, we need to have meat.

- Meat of the Word will help us to grow.

Why doesn't God always heal, if He is a healer?

- Sometimes God doesn't heal because we don't ask Him. (We have not, because we ask not).

- We need to always ask, and ask quickly.

- Because of sin or disobedience in our life.

Blessing blockers, unforgiveness, not walking in love.

- The absence or lack of faith.

- Our faith could be displaced.

- We don't want the healing.

- God is sovereign.

- Regardless of how God is moving or not, we need to keep praying.

-We must persevere in prayer and hold on to our faith.

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  • Jan 20, 2021Living By Faith, Part 3 “Faith For Healing”
    Jan 20, 2021
    Living By Faith, Part 3 “Faith For Healing”
    Series: Bible Study

    Isaiah 53:3-5, 35:5-6; Matthew 11:2-6, 4:23-25, 9:22, 27-29; Luke 4:40; James 4:2, 5:13-16; Matthew; John 5:3-8; 2 Corinthians 12:7-10; Hebrews 10: 23

    - We cannot stay in the position where we need spiritual milk,, we need to have meat.

    - Meat of the Word will help us to grow.

    Why doesn't God always heal, if He is a healer?

    - Sometimes God doesn't heal because we don't ask Him. (We have not, because we ask not).

    - We need to always ask, and ask quickly.

    - Because of sin or disobedience in our life.

    Blessing blockers, unforgiveness, not walking in love.

    - The absence or lack of faith.

    - Our faith could be displaced.

    - We don't want the healing.

    - God is sovereign.

    - Regardless of how God is moving or not, we need to keep praying.

    -We must persevere in prayer and hold on to our faith.

  • Jan 13, 2021Living By Faith, Part 2
    Jan 13, 2021
    Living By Faith, Part 2
    Series: Bible Study

    Mark 4:35-41; Galatians 2:20; Matthew 3:17, 10:29-31; Ephesians 1:6; Psalm 121:3-4, 55:22, 139:17; 1 Peter 5:6-7; Isaiah 49:16

    - Living by faith is living in the power of God.

    - Our faith is growing stronger.

    - We will live by faith more than ever before.

    - Faith is a fruit of the Spirit. It is God-given.

    - Just as the storm came quickly on the disciples, the storm comes quickly upon us.

    - The storms of life can make us panic.

    - There are times when we are so fearful.

    - There is a level of fear that can totally negate faith and make it of no effect.

    - If we doubt or question whether God cares for us, it is going to be outright impossible to have faith in God.

    - The enemy wants us to get to the place where we are questioning God.

    - We have to know that we know that we know that God loves and cares for us.

    - God is pleased with you before you even do anything.

    - God's love toward us is not based on anything that we can do.

    - We have to rest in the love of God.

    - Living by faith is bringing God into every situation.

     

    - God thinks great things toward us.

    - God values us.

    - God inscribes us on the palm of His hand.

  • Jan 6, 2021Living By Faith
    Jan 6, 2021
    Living By Faith
    Series: Bible Study

    Matthew 9:27-31, 8:10,13, 15:28; Habakkuk 2:4; Romans 1:17, Galatians 3:11; Hebrews 10:38; 2 Corinthians 5:7; Luke 8:11-18

     

    - Faith is for day to day living.

    - Faith is not an occasional thing.  It’s not for special occasions.

    - Living by faith means we stay in close contact with Jesus.

    - We will start making better decisions if we live our life by faith.

    - We have to be careful to how we hear the Word of God.

    - Faith is not automatic, we have to take heed to what we hear.

    - When it comes to faith we are either getting stronger or weaker.

    - We need to stop and answer as if Jesus was asking us, "Do You believe that what you have prayed for, God is able to do?"

    - Our life will speak the Truth of what we believe.

    - As how we believe it will be done. According to our faith.

  • Dec 30, 2020Valley Praise
    Dec 30, 2020
    Valley Praise
    Series: Bible Study

    Psalm 62:1-2; 63:1-8; 34:1

    - It's easy to praise God when we're on the mountaintop. It emanates from a place of joy.

    - Valley praise is different. There are shadows of death in the valley.  Disappointments sorrow, troubles.

    - If the God of the mountaintop is worthy of praise so is the God of the valley.

    - A valley praise is more authentic than a mountaintop praise. A valley praise comes in spite of.

    - David wrote Psalm 63 when he was in the wilderness.

    - When we are in the wilderness, what do we say?

    - Valleys are a part of our walk.

    - Valley praise is not about the external.

    - Our praise is essential if we are going to get through our valley.

    - All times means ALL TIMES.

    - God is with us in the valley.

    - The biggest work in our life is not on the outside, it's the inside.

  • Dec 16, 2020The Prayerful Expectancy of Help
    Dec 16, 2020
    The Prayerful Expectancy of Help
    Series: Bible Study

    Luke 2:25-38

    - Expectancy is thinking or hoping that something good is about to happen.

    - God wants to speak to us more than we want to listen.

    - We don't have to be in a special category in order for God to share things with us that He is not sharing with anyone else.

    - When we are committed to God we recognize Jesus when He comes.

    - Jesus is the personification of God's salvation.

    - Whoever you say Jesus is, will declare your rise or your fall.

    - Our thoughts, our heart is revealed as to how we receive Jesus.

  • Dec 9, 2020Christmas Reflections
    Dec 9, 2020
    Christmas Reflections
    Series: Bible Study

    Isaiah 9:6-7; Psalm 68:19; Luke 4:5-8; Philippians 2:5-7; John 1:1-3,14,11-12

    - Before things come to be, they are.

    - The child that was born is the humanity of God. The Son given is His divinity.

    - Whatever God has for us, is ours.  We are the ones who give it away.

    - A man (Adam) gave things away, a man (Jesus) had to be born to take it back.

    - God gives power to those that receive,

    - Jesus is given as a gift. But if we do not receive it, it doesn't matter.

  • Nov 25, 2020I Need A Blessing, Part 5 (The Blessing)
    Nov 25, 2020
    I Need A Blessing, Part 5 (The Blessing)
    Series: Bible Study

    Matthew 14:19-21; Mark 6:42; Luke 12:13-21; Psalm 91:16; John 10:10, 6:11-13; 2 Samuel 12:7-8

    - Jesus takes what we give Him and multiplies it.

    - If we hold onto what we have, we give God nothing to work with.

    - People would rather hold on to what they have, than giving it to God.

    - The way to get from less to more, is to give what you have.

    - We need to learn to be rich toward God.

    - God wants to do things in the earth, but He needs His people to get in line with

    His plan.

    - God wants to satisfy us.

    - We need to set the bar of hope higher.

    - God gives us as much as we want.

  • Nov 18, 2020I Need A Blessing, Part 4 (The Surrender)
    Nov 18, 2020
    I Need A Blessing, Part 4 (The Surrender)
    Series: Bible Study

    Matthew 14:16-18; Psalm 116:12; Luke 6:38, Luke 5:1-7; Mark 6:38-39; Exodus 4:1-5

    - We need to render unto God. Surrender what we have to Him.

    - We can never get to the place of victory without surrendering.

    -In order to hold onto something it requires a closed hand.

    - A closed hand can't receive.

    - The receiving position is the giving position.

    - When we let go of stuff, God turns around and gives you more.

    - Whatever you plant, you will get back.

    - Whatever it is that we need, we need to surrender that to God.

    - The key to receiving a blessing is letting go.

    - God makes sure we sit on green grass.

    - If we would simply let go of what we have, there will be no question that God is with us.

    -It doesn't matter what we give to God, it only matters if it is surrendered.

  • Nov 11, 2020I Need A Blessing, Part 3 (The Test)
    Nov 11, 2020
    I Need A Blessing, Part 3 (The Test)
    Series: Bible Study

    John 6:5-6,9 Jeremiah 29:11; Matthew 14:16-17; James 2:14-17; Luke 9:13; Mark 6:37-38

    - God tests us knowing that He will do something for us. He already knows what He is going to do.

    - Sometimes we mistake certainty for faith.

    - Faith is active even when we don't know.

    - The answer will not be found where we are, that's why Jesus says go.

    - The go and see for us is in our heart.

    - The disciples had to find the little boy with the fish. They had to go and see.

    - In the hands of God, the things that we have found are more than enough.

  • Nov 4, 2020I Need A Blessing, Part 2 (The Contrast)
    Nov 4, 2020
    I Need A Blessing, Part 2 (The Contrast)
    Series: Bible Study

    Luke 9:10-12; Proverbs 4:23; Romans 8:29; 1 John 2:6

    - Jesus looked beyond His own needs and met the needs of the people.  The disciples did the opposite.

    - The disciples did not think of helping the people and did not even have the thought of asking Jesus.

    - What action did we take in response to the need? Who did we do it for?

    - We're not talking about the head, we're talking about the heart.

    - We're talking about actions, and not intentions.

    - Don't stop at the intention.

    - We can help those in need, our loved ones and strangers.

    - Undivided attention.   Full attention on the task at hand.

    - Multi-tasking is divided attention.

    - If we are going to get to a place of compassion, we need to have undivided attention.

    - The disciples walked with Jesus, yet still weren't walking like Him. We can do the same thing if our attention is divided.

    - If we say we abide in Christ, then we need to walk like Him.