Valleys

The Valley of Siddim (Failure)

Valleys

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Lesson 2: The Valley of Siddim (Failure)

August 12 & 13, 2017

 

Genesis 14:10 The valley (Of  Siddim) was full of tar pits, and when the kings of Sodom and Gomorrah tried to run away from the battle, they fell into the pits; but the other three kings escaped to the mountains. Good News Translation

 

GOD WANTS TO TAKE YOU FROM THE PIT TO THE MOUNTAIN PEAK

 

Psalm 40:1 I waited patiently for the Lord. He turned to me and heard my cry for help. God’s Word Translation

 

Psalm 40:2 He pulled me out of a horrible pit, out of the mud and clay. He set my feet on a rock and made my steps secure. God’s Word Translation

 

How Jesus Sees Our Failures

 

Jesus Isn’t Surprised By Our Failures

 

Luke 22:31 “Simon, Simon! Listen! Satan has received permission to test all of you, to separate the good from the bad, as a farmer separates the wheat from the chaff. Good News Translation

 

Jesus Prays For Us Before & After Our Failures

 

Luke 22:32 But I have prayed for you, Simon, that your faith will not fail… Good News Translation

 

Hebrews 7:25 Therefore he is able, once and forever, to save those who come to God through him. He lives forever to intercede with God on their behalf. New Living Translation 

 

Jesus Expects Us To Recover From Our Failures

 

Luke 22:32 But I have prayed for you, Simon, that your faith will not fail. And when you turn back to me… Good News Translation

 

We Must Grieve Our Failures

 

Matthew 26:75 …and Peter remembered what Jesus had told him: “Before the rooster crows, you will say three times that you do not know me.” He went out and wept bitterly. Good News Translation

 

We Must Release Our Failures

 

God’s Mercy Is Bigger Than Our Failure

 

Lamentations 3:22 God’s loyal love couldn’t have run out, his merciful love couldn’t have dried up. 23 They’re created new every morning. The Message

 

2 Timothy 2:13 If we are not faithful, he will still be faithful. Christ cannot deny who he is.  Contemporary English Version 

 

We Must Support Our Failures

 

John 20:26 A week later the followers were in the house again, and Thomas was with them… New Century Version

 

We Must Use Our Failures

 

God Wants To Turn Your Worst Failures Into Your Best Ministry

 

Psalm 40:2 He pulled me out of a horrible pit, out of the mud and clay. He set my feet on a rock and made my steps secure. God’s Word Translation

 

Psalm 40:3 He placed a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God. Many will see this and worship. They will trust the Lord. God’s Word Translation

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