“HOW TO GET FULLY PERSUADED 2”
Kjv Psa 18:28 For thou wilt light my candle: the LORD my God will enlighten my darkness. 29 For by thee I have run through a troop; and by my God have I leaped over a wall.
SPIRITUAL ACTIVITY IS THE MOST IMPORTANT ACTIVITY THERE IS!
1. PRAISING GOD IS ONE OF THE MOST EFFECTIVE WAYS TO MOVE ON
2. CONFIDENCE – BEING FULLY PERSUADED – CONVICTION
NIV Rom. 4:20 Yet he did not waver through unbelief regarding the promise of God, but was strengthened in his faith and gave glory to God, 21 being fully persuaded that God had power to do what he had promised.
PERSUADE MEANS: TO CONVINCE, TO AGREE, TO BELIEVE, HAVE CONFIDENCE, TO TRUST
KEY WORDS ON “HOW TO GET FULLY PERSUADED”
17 (As it is written, “a father of many nations have I made you”) in the presence of Him whom he believed, even God, who gives life to the dead and calls into being that which does not exist. 18 In hope against hope he believed, so that he might become a father of many nations according to that which had been spoken, “so shall your descendants be.” 19 without becoming weak in faith he contemplated his own body, now as good as dead since he was about a hundred years old, and the deadness of sarah’s womb; 20 yet, with respect to the promise of god, he did not waver in unbelief but grew strong in faith, giving glory to god,
KEY – STEP #1 HOPE: A CONFIDENT AND FAVORABLE EXPECTATION
ONE TRANSLATION SAY’S, WHEN IT LOOKED IMPOSSIBLE. HE BELIEVED IT WAS POSSIBLE.
KEY OR STEP #2 CONSIDERED
19 Without becoming weak in faith he contemplated (considered) his own body, now as good as dead since he was about a hundred years old, and the deadness of Sarah’s womb;
CONTEMPLATED – CONSIDERED MEANS: TO FIX ONES EYES OR MIND UPON….
KEY OR STPE #3 WAVER / STAGGERED
Vs 20 yet, with respect to the promise of god, he did not waver in unbelief but grew strong in faith, giving glory to god
STAGGERED MEANS: ALTERNATING OR ZIGZAG, STAND UNSTEADY, TO WAVER OR BEGIN TO DOUBT – TO JUDGE BETWEEN TWO
ABRAHAM DIDN’T WAVER BETWEEN THE 2… IN FAITH ONE DAY AND OUT THE NEXT
GOD’S WORD (HIS PROMISES) ARE THE FINAL AUTHORITY
James 1:5 But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him. 6 But he must ask in faith without any doubting, for the one who doubts is like the surf of the sea, driven and tossed by the wind. 7 For that man ought not to expect that he will receive anything from the Lord, 8 being a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.
WHEN YOU KNOW GOD’S WORD IT WILL CEMENT YOU IN A SINGLE DIRECTION
KEY – STEP #4 NOW WE’RE GONNA CALL – TALK TO THINGS
Rom. 4:17 (as it is written, “A father of many nations have I made you”) in the presence of Him whom he believed, even God, who gives life to the dead and calls into being that which does not exist.
WADE’S TRANS – “The God who makes the dead live and issues His summons to non existing things as though they were already existing”
WHEN YOU TALK/CONFESS, CALL, YOU ARE ISSUING A SUMMONS FOR THOSE THINGS YOU NEED AND DESIRE TO APPEAR…
WHEN YOU ARE PERSUADED AND TALK BASED ON GOD’S WORD IT CARRIES THE SAME AUTHORITY AS IF JESUS HIMSELF WAS SPEAKING
FAITH ISSUES A SUMMONS FOR THINGS TO APPEAR
Heb. 3:1 Therefore, holy brethren, partakers of a heavenly calling, consider Jesus, the Apostle and High Priest of our confession;
HE’S THE PERSONAL GUARANTEE
GET PERSUADED AND ISSUE A SUMMONS
Vs 20 “He praised God for the blessing before it ever happened”