Join us this Sunday as Pastor Greg continues his series, BREAKOUT. In-person or online beginning at 10:30am.
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1) God is ______________ with Me.
“Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” – Matthew 28:19-20
He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation…After the Lord Jesus had spoken to them, he was taken up into heaven and he sat at the right hand of God. Then the disciples went out and preached everywhere, and the Lord worked with them and confirmed his word by the signs that accompanied it. – Mark 16:15, 19-20
Luke 24:48-49 “power from high”
John 20:21-22 “receive the Holy Spirit”
2) The MISSION of God requires the _______ of God.
“…A furious squall came up, and the waves broke over the boat, so that it was nearly swamped. Jesus was in the stern, sleeping on a cushion. The disciples woke him and said to him, “Teacher, don’t you care if we drown…” – Mark 4:35-41
3) We need to LONG for God’s POWERFUL __________________.
“Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego replied to him, “King Nebuchadnezzar, we do not need to defend ourselves before you in this matter. If we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God we serve is able to deliver us from it, and he will deliver us from Your Majesty’s hand.” – Daniel 3:16-17
Scripture for personal study:
2 Timothy 1:7
1 John 4:18
Q1: What are you most afraid of?
Q2: Can you think of one problem for which psychology has an answer that the Bible lacks? What implications does this have?
Q3: Share a story about how God’s presence helped you overcome fear?
Q4: Read 2 Peter 1:3-4. What does Peter say Jesus’ power has given to Christians? For what purpose did Jesus give us His promises?
Q5: Read Ephesians 6:10-12. So often we are great at doing things on our own. Discuss what it looks like to find strength in God.
Q6: Read Daniel 3:16-30. What lessons do we learn from this passage about longing for God’s presence?
Q7: Spend a few minutes in prayer thanking the Lord for His presence in your life and ask His to teach you to long for more of it.