2 Samuel 22:33 God is my strong fortress; And He sets the blameless in His way. 34 “He makes my feet like hinds’ feet, And sets me on my high places. 35 “He trains my hands for battle, So that my arms can bend a bow of bronze. 36 “You have also given me the shield of Your salvation, And Your help makes me great.
John 10:29 “My Father is greater than all”
2 Samuel 5:10 David became greater and greater, for the Lord God of hosts was with him.
Esther 9:4 “Mordecai waxed greater and greater”
Job 8:7 Though your beginning was insignificant, Yet your end will increase greatly.
Mess – Even though you’re not much right now, you’ll end up better than ever.
1 John 4:4 You are from God, little children, and have overcome them; because greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world.
Haggai 2:9 The latter glory of this house will be greater than the former,’ says the Lord of hosts, ‘and in this place I will give peace,’ declares the Lord of hosts.”
John 14:12 Truly, truly, I say to you, he who believes in Me, the works that I do, he will do also; and greater works than these he will do; because I go to the Father.
AREAS WE CAN PUT OUR EXPECTATION ON FOR GREATER
GREATER WISDOM – Prov 4:7
GREATER POWER – Eph 3:16
GREATER BLESSING; WEALTH – Prov 10:22
GREATER PEACE – Col 3:15, Rom 8:6
GREATER LOVE – 1 Cor 13:13
GREATER JOY – John 15:11
GREATER FAITH – Rom 1:17
OUR FAITH IS GOING TO BE REQUIRED FOR “GREATER THINGS”
TO HAVE A FIRM FAITH IS TO ACCEPT SOMETHING AS TRUE OR GENUINE OR REAL; AN UNSHAKEABLE CONVICTION OF ITS GOODNESS, EFFICACY AND ABILITY.
FOR US TO STEP IN TO GREATER THINGS IN 2019…
WE NEED TO POSSESS A GREATER UNDERSTANDING OF THE POWER OF GOD’S WORD.
2 Tim 3:15 All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness; so that the man of God may be adequate, equipped for every good work.
INSPIRED MEANS GOD BREATHED
OUR ATTITUDE TOWARDS THE WORD DETERMINES THE PLACE THAT GOD HOLDS IN OUR DAILY LIFE.
Joshua 1:8 (LIVE IN IT)
John 15:7 “If my words abide in you, ask and it shall be done”
John 8:31 “If you continue in My word, then you are truly disciples of Mine; and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.”
Ps 138:2 You have magnified Your word above all Your name!
THE WORD REVEALS THE FATHERS ATTITUDE TOWARDS ALL THE ISSUES OF MY LIFE.
Col 3:16 Let the word of Christ richly dwell within you, with all wisdom
THE PURPOSE FOR THE WORD IS TO CORRECT OUR THINKING.
YOU CANNOT MAKE A NOW DECISION WITH PAST SEASON MENTALITY
1 Pet 1:6 In this you greatly rejoice, even though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been distressed by various trials,
7 so that the proof of your faith, being more precious than gold which is perishable, even though tested by fire, may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ; 8 and though you have not seen Him, you love Him, and though you do not see Him now, but believe in Him, you greatly rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of glory, 9 obtaining as the outcome of your faith the salvation of your souls.
Deut 28:45-48 So all these curses shall come on you and pursue you and overtake you until you are destroyed, because you would not obey the Lord your God by keeping His commandments and His statutes which He commanded you. They shall become a sign and a wonder on you and your descendants forever.
“Because you did not serve the Lord your God with joy and a glad heart, for the abundance of all things; therefore you shall serve your enemies whom the Lord will send against you, in hunger, in thirst, in nakedness, and in the lack of all things