Exalting Christ and Loving People

Coming Soon – Rely

Join us on Sunday as we focus on the third Advent Candle with the theme of relying.

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  • God’s power in _________________ (Isaiah 9:6-7)
  • God’s power in ________________ (Luke 1:30-31,34-35)
  • See God’s power in _______________ (Matthew 2)

1.  The Lord is P_____________ (vs. 1-10)

-Song of Songs 4:1-5, 7

  • The “voice of the Lord” is _______________________.
  • The “voice of the Lord” is _______________________.
  • Thunder (vs. 3-4)
  • C_____________ of Lebanon (v.5)
  • Lebanon and Sirion (v.6)
  • Lightening (v.7)
  • D__________ of Kadesh (v.8)
  • Twisted __________ (v.9)

2.  The Lord is E_________________ (v.11)

Ah, Sovereign Lord, You have made the heavens and the earth by Your great power and outstretched arm. Nothing is too difficult for You. (Jeremiah 32:17)

When I receive God’s strength I am blessed with God’s ___________.

1. ________________ GOD’S POWERFUL PRESENCE IN YOUR LIFE.

I command you—be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.(Joshua 1:9)

Look to the Lord and His strength.  Seek His face always.  Remember the wonders He has done. Remember His miracles.  Remember the judgments He has pronounced. (I Chronicles 16:11-12)

Q: How can you remind yourself of God’s power?

  • R________________
  • R________________
  • R________________ 

2. ___________________ YOUR OWN WEAKNESS.

Each time he(God) said, “My gracious favor is all you need. My power works best in your weakness.” So now I am glad to boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may work through me.  (II Corinthians 12:9)

3. ______________ FOR GOD’S HELP.

I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing. (John 15:5)

Father, right now I am feeling ________________ about _________________________.  Please give me strength to _______________________________________________.

Digging Deeper

Q1: What is the most powerful and intense storm you have ever had to face?  What kinds of thoughts and emotions did that situation create in you?

Q2: Read Job 26:7-14.  What do these verses teach you about the Lord’s power?

Q3: How has the Lord shown up in your life in power?  What specific situation do you need to remember and share with others to strengthen your faith and to glorify God?

Q4: Read Psalm 107:1-9.  What words stand out to you in terms of struggle or heartache?  What words stand out to you in terms of God’s care and sufficiency?

Q5: Has there ever been a time in your life when you “heard” the voice of the Lord?  If so, how would you say it was unmissable and/or unstoppable?