THEY WILL KNOW THAT I AM THE LORD
Ex 13:17 When Pharaoh let the people go, God did not lead them on the road through the Philistine country, though that was shorter. For God said, “If they face war, they might change their minds and return to Egypt.” Ex 13:18 So God led the people around by the desert road toward the Red Sea. The Israelites went up out of Egypt armed for battle.
• GOD’S WAY IS THE ____________ WAY
Ex 14:1 Then the LORD said to Moses, Ex 14:2 “Tell the Israelites to turn back and encamp near Pi Hahiroth, between Migdol and the sea. They are to encamp by the sea, directly opposite Baal Zephon. Ex 14:3 Pharaoh will think, ‘The Israelites are wandering around the land in confusion, hemmed in by the desert.’ Ex 14:4 And I will harden Pharaoh’s heart, and he will pursue them. But I will gain glory for myself through Pharaoh and all his army, and the Egyptians will know that I am the LORD.” So the Israelites did this.
• GOD’S WAY IS THE ____________ WAY
Ex 14:13 Moses answered the people, “Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you will see the deliverance the LORD will bring you today. The Egyptians you see today you will never see again. Ex 14:14 The LORD will fight for you; you need only to be still.” Ex 14:15 Then the LORD said to Moses, “Why are you crying out to me? Tell the Israelites to move on.
• FAITH IS ABOUT ____________ ____________ YOUR HAND
Ex 14:16 Raise your staff and stretch out your hand over the sea to divide the water so that the Israelites can go through the sea on dry ground. Ex 14:17 I will harden the hearts of the Egyptians so that they will go in after them. And I will gain glory through Pharaoh and all his army, through his chariots and his horsemen. Ex 14:17 I will harden the hearts of the Egyptians so that they will go in after them. And I will gain glory through Pharaoh and all his army, through his chariots and his horsemen. Ex 14:18 The Egyptians will know that I am the LORD when I gain glory through Pharaoh, his chariots and his horsemen.”
• FAITH IS TRUSTING THAT GOD’S GOT ________ __________
Ex 14:19 Then the angel of God, who had been traveling in front of Israel’s army, withdrew and went behind them. The pillar of cloud also moved from in front and stood behind them, Ex 14:20 coming between the armies of Egypt and Israel. Throughout the night the cloud brought darkness to the one side and light to the other side; so neither went near the other all night long.
Jas 4:6 But he gives us more grace. That is why Scripture says: â€œGod opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.â€
â€¢ NAAMANâ€™S A __________________.
2Ki 5:1a Now Naaman was commander of the army of the king of Aram. He was a great man in the sight of his master and highly regarded, because through him the LORD had given victory to Aramâ€¦
â€¢ NAAMANâ€™S GOT _______________.
2Ki 5:1b He was a valiant soldier, but he had leprosy.
2Ki 5:9 So Naaman went with his horses and chariots and stopped at the door of Elishaâ€™s house. 2Ki 5:10 Elisha sent a messenger to say to him, â€œGo, wash yourself seven times in the Jordan, and your flesh will be restored and you will be cleansed.â€ 2Ki 5:11 But Naaman went away angry and said, â€œI thought that he would surely come out to me and stand and call on the name of the LORD his God, wave his hand over the spot and cure me of my leprosy. 2Ki 5:12 Are not Abana and Pharpar, the rivers of Damascus, better than any of the waters of Israel? Couldnâ€™t I wash in them and be cleansed?â€ So he turned and went off in a rage.
â€¢ NAAMANâ€™S WILLING TO MISS OUT ON A ____________.
2Ki 5:13 Naamanâ€™s servants went to him and said, â€œMy father, if the prophet had told you to do some great thing, would you not have done it? How much more, then, when he tells you, â€˜Wash and be cleansedâ€™!â€
â€¢ NAAMANâ€™S A LOT LIKE _______________.
2Ki 5:14 So he went down and dipped himself in the Jordan seven times, as the man of God had told him, and his flesh was restored and became clean like that of a young boy. 2Ki 5:15 Then Naaman and all his attendants went back to the man of God . He stood before him and said, â€œNow I know that there is no God in all the world except in Israel.
â€¢ JESUS UNDERSTOOD WHAT IT MEANS TO BE ______________.
Much of what you normally do isn't a result of conscious choices but a result of daily routine.
Now Daniel so distinguised himself among the administrators and the satraps by his exceptional qualities that the king planned to set him over the whole kingdom. Daniel 6:3
At this, the administrators and the satraps tried to find grounds for charges against Daniel in his conduct of government affairs, but they were unable to do so. They could find no corruption in him, because he was trustworthy and neither corrupt nor negligent.
Now when Daniel learned that the decree had been published, he went home to his upstairs room where the windows opened toward Jerusalem. Three times a day he got down on his knees and prayed, giving thanks to his God, just as he had done before. Daniel 6:10
Based on who you want to become, what one habit do you need to start?
How to Create a New Habit
1. Make it obvious.
2. Make it easy.
I will do ______ after I ______.
Do not despise these small beginnings, for the Lord rejoices to see the work begin. Zechariah 4:10 NLT
Successful people do consistantly what other people do occasionally.
Where in the bible does it say do just enough to get by?
For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6
"Ah, Sovereign LORD, you have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and outstretched arm. Nothing is too hard for you. Jeremiah 32:17
God is Omni______________________.
God is Omni______________________.
God is Omni______________________.
1) JESUS’ POWER IS AT WORK __________ YOU.
For God is working in you, giving you the desire and the power to do what pleases him. Philippians 2:13
2) JESUS’ POWER IS AT WORK __________ YOU.
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, (youth in Hebrew means Olympic athlete, best of the best) and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength.” Isaiah 40:29-31
“My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.” So now I am glad to boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ can work through me. That’s why I take pleasure in my weaknesses and in the insults, hardships, persecutions, and troubles that I suffer for Christ. For when I am weak, then I am strong. 2 Corinthians 12:9-10
3) JESUS’ POWER IS AT WORK __________ YOU.
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you. And you will be my witnesses, telling people about me everywhere—in Jerusalem, throughout Judea, in Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” Acts 1:8
My message and my preaching were not with wise and persuasive words, but with a demonstration of the Spirit's power, so that your faith might not rest on men's wisdom, but on God's power. 2 Corinthians 2:4-5
“I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die.” John 11:25
Now a man named Lazarus was sick. He was from Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha… 3 So the sisters sent word to Jesus, “Lord, the one you love is sick.” John 11:1, 3
When he heard this, Jesus said, “This sickness will not end in death. No, it is for God’s glory so that God’s Son may be glorified through it.” John 11:4
1) DEAD IN YOUR _______________.
Then Thomas (also known as Didymus) said to the rest of the disciples, “Let us also go, that we may die with him.” John 11:16
2) DEAD IN YOUR _______________.
When Martha heard that Jesus was coming, she went out to meet him, but Mary stayed at home. John 11:20
3) DEAD IN THE _______________.
On his arrival, Jesus found that Lazarus had already been in the tomb for four days… 21 “Lord,” Martha said to Jesus, “if you had been here, my brother would not have died.” John 11:17, 21
But I know that even now God will give you whatever you ask. John 11:22
Jesus said to (Martha), “Your brother will rise again.” 24 Martha answered, “I know he will rise again in the resurrection at the last day.” 25 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; 26 and whoever lives by believing in me will never die. Do you believe this?” John 11:23-26
THE RESURRECTION IS NOT AN EVENT—IT’S A _______________.
When he had said this, Jesus called in a loud voice, “Lazarus, come out!” 44 The dead man came out, his hands and feet wrapped with strips of linen, and a cloth around his face. Jesus said to them, “Take off the grave clothes and let him go.” John 11:43-44
DO YOU BELIEVE THIS?
…“I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die.” John 11:25
WITH ALL MY HEART
Mk 12:30 Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.
He Wants All of Us
1.) If I am ____________ connected I will be _______________ connected.
Mt 6:21 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.
2.) My ____________ declares my ______________.
Mt 6:24 “No one can serve two masters. Either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and Money.
3.) God’s not trying to take ______________ from me, but rather pour out ______________ on me!
Pr 3:9 Honor the LORD with your wealth, with the firstfruits of all your crops; Pr 3:10 then your barns will be filled to overflowing, and your vats will brim over with new wine.
2Co 9:6 Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously. 2Co 9:7 Each man should give what he has decided in his heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.
Mal 3:10 Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. Test me in this,” says the LORD Almighty, “and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out so much blessing that you will not have room enough for it.
- Am I surrendering my _______________ to God?
- Am I thankful for the _______________?
- What do I _______________to?
- Where is my _______________?