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“Thus far the Lord has helped us” 1 Samuel 7:12. O Thou Fount of Every Blessing. 2 nd Verse: Here I raise my Ebenezer; Hither by Thy help I’ve come; And I hope by Thy good pleasure Safely to arrive at home. O thou fount of every blessing…. Life itself

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Thus far the lord has helped us 1 samuel 7 12

“Thus far the Lord has helped us”

1 Samuel 7:12


O thou fount of every blessing

O Thou Fount of Every Blessing

2nd Verse:

Here I raise my Ebenezer;

Hither by Thy help I’ve come;

And I hope by Thy good pleasure

Safely to arrive at home.


O thou fount of every blessing1

O thou fount of every blessing…

  • Life itself

    • God is our Creator, Provider and Sustainer, Acts 17:24-28; 14:15; 7:50; Col. 1:17

      • Every advantage, ability and opportunity, Jas. 1:17

      • Put your faith in Him, Matt. 6:25-34; 7:7-11

EBENEZER

(Stone of Help)

…here by Thy great help I’ve come


O thou fount of every blessing2

O thou fount of every blessing…

  • Life itself

    • God’s purposes must prevail in our lives (Eccl. 12:13)

    • Don’t forget God and elevate self, Rom. 1:18-23

    • Remember God and humbly obey Him, Deut. 8:11-20

    • Repent of sin and worship God, Acts 17:29-31

    • We must thank, respect and give glory to God!

EBENEZER

(Stone of Help)

…here by Thy great help I’ve come


O thou fount of every blessing3

O thou fount of every blessing…

  • Salvation from sin

    • We needed saving! Rom. 3:23; 6:23 (Jer. 10:23)

    • Our salvation is from God, 2 Tim. 1:9; Titus 3:4-7

      • Weak sinners, powerless to save ourselves, Rom. 5:6

      • God’s grace toward us, Eph. 2:1-9

    • The plan of salvation: God is offering you freedom from your sins and life in Christ!

EBENEZER

(Stone of Help)

…here by Thy great help I’ve come


O thou fount of every blessing4

O thou fount of every blessing…

  • Salvation from sin

    • We must live and promote a new way of life, Titus 2:11-12; Eph. 4:17-24

      • We must raise our Ebenezer and mark our new life in Christ! Gal. 2:20; 1 Cor. 15:57

      • Account yourself to be dead to sin and alive unto God, Rom. 6:11

EBENEZER

(Stone of Help)

…here by Thy great help I’ve come


O thou fount of every blessing5

O thou fount of every blessing…

  • This church

    • Christ is in the midst of the churches, Rev. 1:12-13, 20; 2:1 (Rev. 2-3)

      • He knows them

      • Blesses and curses

      • Our blessings are from the hand of God – not our own, Phil. 1:3-6; 2:12-13; 4:19-20

EBENEZER

(Stone of Help)

…here by Thy great help I’ve come


O thou fount of every blessing6

O thou fount of every blessing…

  • This church

    • Consistency in giving

      • Increases our gospel work

    • Unity based on truth, 1 Cor. 1:10; Eph. 4:3 (Matt. 5:9)

    • Scriptural leadership and faithful service, Heb. 13:17

EBENEZER

(Stone of Help)

…here by Thy great help I’ve come


O thou fount of every blessing7

O thou fount of every blessing…

  • This church

    • Work of every member, Eph. 4:15-16; 1 Pet. 4:10-11

      • Young men

      • Young women

      • Older women

      • Older men

      • Teaching involvement

      • Visiting, etc.

      • Worship service

      • Bible knowledge & living

      • Hold fast God’s pattern

EBENEZER

(Stone of Help)

…here by Thy great help I’ve come


O thou fount of every blessing8

O thou fount of every blessing…

  • This church

    • We must thank, respect and honor God for His great help! Eph. 3:14-21

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      Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us, to Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever. Amen. (Eph. 3:20-21)

EBENEZER

(Stone of Help)

…here by Thy great help I’ve come


O thou fount of every blessing9

O thou fount of every blessing…

  • Psalm 121: My help comes from the Lord!

    • God has the power and the will to help us (1-2)

    • God is vigilant (3-4)

    • God is protective (5-6)

    • God is our guardian and preserver (7-8)

  • By God’s grace we are what we are, 1 Cor. 15:10

EBENEZER

(Stone of Help)

…here by Thy great help I’ve come


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