I Say – God Says. We often contradict God July 25 - PM. “It’s impossible” How does God expect me to do things that are impossible? The rules of God are too strict. I can’t possibly obey them. Luke 18:27 – With God, all things are possible.
We often contradict God
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It seems like I am the only one working for this church.
Why can’t the preacher do it?
Why aren’t the elders doing this?
Matthew 11:28-30 – 28Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. 29Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.”I SAY: GOD SAYS:
I don’t have what it takes to keep facing the problems and situations in my life.
2 Corinthians 12:9 - And He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.I SAY: GOD SAYS:
I am often at the fork in the road of my life and have no sense of which direction to head.
Proverbs 3:5-6 – 5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; 6 In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths.I SAY: GOD SAYS:
You just don’t know the horrible things I have done in my life
How can I get over these terrible things?
Romans 8:1 - There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus,who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit.
1 John 1:9 - If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.I SAY: GOD SAYS:
I know my faith should grow but mine is shrinking
How do I get more faith?
Romans 12:3 - For I say, through the grace given to me, to everyone who is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think soberly, as God has dealt to each one a measure of faith.I SAY: GOD SAYS:
I don’t know Greek or Hebrew
I need wisdom to make the right choices in life
1 Corinthians 1:30 - But of Him you are in Christ Jesus, who became for us wisdom from God—and righteousness and sanctification and redemption
James 1:5 - If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him.I SAY: GOD SAYS:
Sometimes, even my friends let me down
I can’t depend on anyone
Hebrews 13:5 - Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have. For He Himself has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.”
Matthew 28:20b - and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.I SAY: GOD SAYS: