Introduction to Fear series
Acts 4:31 After this prayer, the meeting place shook, and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit. Then they preached the word of God with boldness.
Conclusion of the Confidence Series.
Mathew 27:2 Then they bound him, led him away, and took him to Pilate, the Roman governor.
Part Two of the confidence series
Exodus: 4:12 Now go! I will be with you as you speak, and I will instruct you in what to say.”
Introduction of the Confidence Series
Difference between Confidence and Confident Expectations
Isaiah 48:6-7 You have heard my predictions and seen them fulfilled, but you refuse to admit it. Now I will tell you new things, secrets you have not yet heard.
They are brand new, not things from the past. So you cannot say, ‘We knew that all the time!’
We gotta pick a struggle. You either believe or you don't
1. Double Talk- We can't speak outta both sides of our mouth
2. Negative Talk
The more the catapult is stretched, the greater the stones' distance. Persevere during the stretch.
Joshua 1:9 This is my command—be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”
Romans 8:25 Waiting for what we do not see.
5 ways in which you can push through your obstacles.
2. Deliberate: Act without fear
3. Find a way to maintain your enthusiasm. Remember your why
4. Just one more time. No(s) are stepping stones. Try just one more time, that might just be the charm.
5. Be intentional in your thoughts. Quiet the voice of the resistance
But those who trust in the Lord will find new strength. They will soar high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint
Characteristics of Eagles that believers can emulate.
1. Hang with like minds
2. Laser Focused vision
3. Faces the storm head on
Waiting doesn't mean inactivity. It means working in total dependence on him
Jesus looked at them intently and said, “Humanly speaking, it is impossible. But not with God. Everything is possible with God.”
1.Own It: Embrace To Fight
2. Who Are You: Know You are more than a conqueror
3. Push Through Anyway: Mindset shift.
I Samuel 1 :18
“Oh, thank you, sir!” she exclaimed. Then she went back and began to eat again, and she was no longer sad.
We take a look at Hannah in admiration of her hope. Stay plugged into the Source of power(the Bible) helps keep us steadfast.
When fear comes answer the door with faith and hope.