Unboxing God

God's Power

Unboxing God

Lesson 4: God’s Power

July 13 & 14, 2019

 

You Can Mind Your Mind

 

Proverbs 4:23 Carefully guard your thoughts because they are the source of true life. Contemporary English Version 

 

Enemy Inserted Thoughts: to give up, walk away from God, sin, fear, insecurity, I’m not worthy, I’m going to fail or I’m a failure, people don’t like me, God is upset with me, etc.

 

James 4:7 So give yourselves humbly to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you. Living Bible

 

1 Peter 5:8 Be careful—watch out for attacks from Satan, your great enemy. He prowls around like a hungry, roaring lion, looking for some victim to tear apart.

Living Bible

 

1 Peter 5:9 Stand firm when he attacks.Trust the Lord; and remember that other Christians all around the world are going through these sufferings too. Living Bible  

 

Our Authority Is A Result Of Position Not Condition

 

Ephesians 1:20 …he exerted when he raised Christ from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly realms, New International Version

 

Ephesians 1:21 far above all rule and authority, power and dominion, and every name that is invoked, not only in the present age but also in the one to come. New International Version

 

Ephesians 1:22 And God placed all things under his feet and appointed him to be head over everything for the church, 23 which is his body, the fullness of him who fills everything in every way. New International Version

 

Ephesians 2:6 And God raised us up with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms in Christ Jesus, New International Version  

 

Matthew 4:1 Then Jesus was led by theSpirit into the wilderness to be tempted there by the devil2 For forty days and forty nights he fasted and became very hungry. New Living Translation 

 

Matthew 4:3 During that time the devil came and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become loaves of bread.” New Living Translation

 

Matthew 4:4 But Jesus told him, “No! The Scriptures say, ‘People do not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’” New Living Translation

 

Matthew 4:5 Then the devil took him to the holy city, Jerusalem, to the highest point of the Temple, 6 and said,“If you are the Son of God, jump off! For the Scriptures say, ‘He will order his angels to protect you. And they will hold you up with their hands so you won’t even hurt your foot on a stone.’” New Living Translation

 

Matthew 4:7 Jesus responded, “The Scriptures also say, ‘You must not test the LORD your God.’” New Living Translation

 

Matthew 4:8 Next the devil took him to the peak of a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory.  9 “I will give it all to you,” he said, “if you will kneel down and worship me.” New Living Translation 

 

Matthew 4:10  “Get out of here, Satan,” Jesus told him. “For the Scriptures say, ‘You must worship the LORD your God and serve only him.’” 11 Then the devil went away, and angels came and took care of Jesus. New Living Translation

 

Taking Authority Over Fearful Thoughts

 

Psalm 27:1 The LORD is my light and my salvation— so why should I be afraid? The LORD is my fortress, protecting me from danger, so why should I trembleNew Living Translation

 

Taking Authority Over Sinful Thoughts

 

2 Corinthians 5:21 God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of GodNew International Version

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