“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. )” Romans 8:9 (NLT). “For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people. from ourselves, but our adequacy is from God. When your friends have wronged you and forsaken you, when those who hate God have persecuted you even to the point of imprisonment and impending death, you will be tempted to think that God has forsaken you, too. Sermon Why Do We Need God's Protection? That was a true word Kira. It’s something anyone can do anywhere at any time.
Prayer deepens our relationship with God. It is not until we feel in the depths of our souls our utter poverty without Christ, our bankruptcy of any inherent righteousness, the impotence of our own strength and self-sufficient planning, our inconsolable loneliness when we are out of fellowship with God, the pathetic pretentiousness of our pathological pride, the hollow emptiness of all the godless gain of the world, our utter helplessness in the face of personal, institutional, cosmic, and molecular evil, that we know just how much we need God. There are too many people today that don't understand, they truly need God! Christ atoned for our sins so we can be worthy and pure to enter God’s presence. 1:3-6). 3) This power is unto salvation (Unto). When we first come into this world, we are extremely dependent on others... a. Psalms 46:1. In Times Like These We Need Jesus Robert Walker II Timothy 1:1 You've probably heard the old joke about the fellow who was told, "Cheer up. Object. When I rely on myself instead of God, I reject the relationship God intended for us. But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.”. DISCUSSION: We need to go back to the Bible Pattern for (Discussion of this salvation sermon.) When God puts His anointing on us, there is a reason. Welcome to my blog. Then check out my go-to resources for managing life, blog, and business. “He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved Son,” Colossians 1:13 “But you are not controlled by your sinful nature. n Fourth, we should rely on Lamentations 3:22-23 as As it is stated, this law tells us something about God and something about us. I. It gives us hope that God will never leave us as his beloved children especially when we do good. “For he will hide me in his shelter in the day of trouble; he will conceal me under the cover of his tent; he will lift me high upon a rock.” Psalm 27:5 (ESV). “The Spirit gives life; the flesh counts for nothing. I. He knows the big events and the small moments of each of our lives, and nothing is beyond His control. As Romans 3:23 states “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” As sinners, we need the saving forgiveness only God offers. They want God to bless them but they do not want to surrender their lives to God. With God, we can leave our sinful past behind us, and become new in Christ. A calculator. With God we do not need to rely upon our own limited knowledge, for He gives us wisdom and directs our steps. Wondering how to blog successfully without letting it take over your life? When disaster and problems comes, they blame God for not protecting them. Through the years that I’ve been a follower of Jesus, I’ve discovered many reasons why we … We don't need anything else. Those people want to use God. Even as small children, we sense our need for parental care and protection 2. Why We Need The Shepherd Isaiah 53.1-6 he Psalm we all know and love begins with the words, “The Lord is my shepherd.” And we really love that image of Jesus as our Shepherd. As we prepare for revival, we need to examine our spiritual condition. I cheered up, and sure enough, things got worse." An Encouragement And finally the Lord encourages you who are still dead in your sins, "Truly, truly, I say to you, he who hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life; he does not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life. In a world where stress and anxiety are the norm, we can call on God’s peace to reign within us. My soul is satisfied as with marrow and fatness. Visiting from #momentsofhope. Let us reason together and truly understand this thing. In our passage from 2 Timothy 3, we will see that God's Word should cause the same effects in our lives. He’s given us His Son. In a dry and weary land where there is no water. I strive to achieve out of my own strength and knowledge instead of relying on God. When we accept Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior, God sends the Holy Spirit to teach and guide us. The words I have spoken to you—they are full of the Spirit and life.”. “Once you were not a people, but now you are God’s people; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.” 1 Peter 2:10, “The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” Lamentations 3:22-23. As Romans 3:23 states “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” As sinners, we need the saving forgiveness only God offers. We will not see the kingdom of God unless we are born again. He believed God's Word. We can trust God's Word to be true (v. 16a) To understand all this, we need to think about what Christians call “the sovereignty of God.” It’s true that God already knows everything that will happen for the rest of eternity. We are in a series on the new birth. (And remember that those who do not have the Spirit of Christ living in them do not belong to him at all. Your email address will not be published. God set Himself up as our helper because He knows, our own limited ability will never be enough. Another reason for prayer is for repentance (for example, see God Helped Me Conquer Alcoholism). We need parents or other providers to feed and clean up after ourselves b. Because of volume we may not be able to promptly reply to submissions using the form below. The Gospel: Why We Need It. We need a Savior because we are spiritually dead and helpless without him, no matter how good we look on the outside. God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. He invites us into a personal relationship with Him because He meets the needs no one else can meet. The New Testament is the first time we see the word anointing used in the context of power to heal, deliver and perform miracles. I’m Kira! Yes, we need God, desperately, and you have beautifully explained exactly why that is. 2) The gospel is God’s power (dynamite). God created Pluto and Saturn and Jupiter and the sun. Solomon Kafoure. God wants to demonstrate His love and faithfulness to us, but first, we must get out of His way; we must admit our weaknesses and realize our desperate need for Him. As we seek the life God intended, a life as a kingdom citizen, we need to humble ourselves before God and regularly acknowledge our need for Him.