God’s Promises

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God’s Promises: Week 1

Scripture text: 2 Peter 1:4
Exodus 34:10, Psalm 33:6-9

How do we know we can trust God?

1. He is unchanging
James 1:17-18

2. He is faithful
Hebrews 10:23-25

3. He is strong
Romans 4:18-22

4. He cannot lie
Hebrews 6:18-19; Titus 1:1-2; Joshua 21:45

Isaiah 55:10-11

A Defeated Enemy

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A Defeated Enemy: Week 2

Scripture text: Romans 16:20

God’s Promises Regarding the Devil

1. Our enemy has already been defeated – Romans 16:20; Colossians 2:15; Jude 6; Revelation 20:10

2. Our God is greater than our enemy – 1 John 4:4; Matthew 6:13; Ezekiel 28:12-17

3. We don’t have to give in when tempted by the enemy – 1 Corinthians 10:13; James 4:7

4. The armor of God will protect us from the enemy’s attack – Ephesians 6:13-16

3 Main Weapons in our Fight

1. Prayer – James 5:16; 1 John 5:14; Hebrews 4:16; Psalm 145:18; Psalm 34:15

2. Worship – 2 Chronicles 20:21; Psalm 136

3. Scripture – 2 Corinthians 2:11; 1 Peter 5:8-9; Matthew 4:8-11

An Heir of God

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An Heir of God: Week 3
Scripture Text: Romans 8:15-17. Numbers 13:1-32

What should believers focus on?

1. Circumstances or Promises?
Numbers 13:1-2, 30-32; 2 Corinthians 4:7-9

2. Possible defeat or Victory?
Numbers 13:30-32; Proverbs 21:31; Psalm 20:7

3. Death or Life?
Numbers 13:32; Job 19: 23-27

Did they face challenges? Yes!
a. The Jordan river was wide
b. The walls of Jericho were high
c. The inhabitants of Canaan weren’t giving up without a fight

Joshua led the Israelites to focus on promises, victory and life

Joshua 24:28
Caleb – Joshua 14:10-12

Your Prayers Have Power

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Your Prayers Have Power: Week 4
Scripture Text: 1 Kings 18:20-39; James 5:16-18

How does God respond to our prayers?

1. God delights in hearing our prayers
Jeremiah 33:3

2. Your prayers matter to God because you matter to God
Hebrews 4:15-16; 1 John 5:14

3. God is waiting to answer our prayers
James 4:2-3; Psalm 66:17-20

4. God is preparing you for eternity
2 Timothy 2:12; Revelation 5:6-10

1 Thessalonians 5:17

The Temporary Tomb

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The Temporary Tomb: Week 5

Scripture text: 1 Corinthians 15:54

Matthew 28:1-7 – He is risen (egerthe) – I wake, arouse, I raise up
1 Corinthians 15:20-23 – first fruits (aparche) – beginning of sacrifice

What does the Resurrection mean for us?

1. Your past is:

a. forgotten – Psalm 103:11-12
b. forgiven – Mark 2:1-5; Colossians 2:14
c. forever sealed by the Holy Spirit – Ephesians 1:13-14

2. For the present, you have:

a. Victory…
*over sin – 1 John 5:4-5
*to do God’s will – Hebrews 13:20-21
b. Life – John 10:10; Ephesians 5:8-17

3. For your future:

a. Your spirit will immediately enter the presence of the Lord when you die if you know Christ as personal Savior – 2 Corinthians 5:8; Hebrews 12:1
b. We will no longer experience sickness, pain, tears or death – Revelation 21:4; 2 Corinthians 4:16-18; Romans 8:31-32

Joy Is Coming

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Joy Is Coming: Week 6

Scripture text: John 20:11-18

How can you experience joy?

1. Gratitude should drive you
Luke 8:2; 2 Corinthians 4:13-15

2. Your past doesn’t have to bind you when you’re in Christ
John 20:18

3. Don’t let delayed hope rob your joy
Jeremiah 18:1-6

4. Don’t forget: Jesus knows your name
John 20:16; Isaiah 43:1-3

5. God’s formula for joy: Seek God’s kingdom first
Matthew 6:33; Psalm 30:4-5

6. Share your joy
Colossians 2:6-7

You Will Have Power

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You Will Have Power: Week 7
Scripture text: Acts 1:8

You Need a Push from the Holy Spirit

1. The Holy Spirit gives us power
Psalm 104:27-30; Ephesians 1:13-14; John 3:5-8; Galatians 5:22-23

2. The Holy Spirit gives us unity
Ephesians 4:3; I Corinthians 12:12-14

3. The Holy Spirit supervises the church
How does the Holy Spirit accomplish this?
* Comforting the believers – Acts 9:31
* Guiding the believers into all truth – John 14:16, 25-26; 16:12-14
* Offer prayers for intercession – Romans 8:26-28
* Bears witness that we are saved – Galatians 4:6-7; Romans 8:16
* Creates an atmosphere for freedom – II Corinthians 3:16-17

4. The Spirit is Holy
I Corinthians 6:11; Titus 3:4-7; Galatians 3:3; Ephesians 5:18
We can grieve the Holy Spirit by:
* Angry words and rebellion – Ephesians 4:30-32; Isaiah 63:10
* Resisting the Holy Spirit – Acts 7:51
* Quenching the Holy Spirit – I Thessalonians 5:19-20; Philippians 2:13

Acts 1:8

The road – the marathon of your life has been long – are you willing to keep pushing forward in the strength and power of the Holy Spirit?

Unshakeable Hope – Conclusion

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Unshakeable Hope – Conclusion: Week 8
Scripture text: Hebrews 6:19-20

Two key terms: Anchor and Soul

Stand on these promises
1. You are made in God’s image
Genesis 1:26; Colossians 3:9-10; 2 Corinthians 3:18

2. You are an heir of God
Romans 8:16-17

3. Your prayers have power
James 5:16; Romans 8:34; Deuteronomy 31:6

4. There is no condemnation in Christ
Romans 8:1

5. The grave has no victory over us
1 Corinthians 15:54-58

6. The joy of the Lord is your strength
Psalm 30:5

7. You have power through the Holy Spirit
Acts 1:8

Luke 18:1
Romans 15:13

God wants us to abound in hope

1 Timothy 4:10

Unshakeable Hope: Building Our Lives On the Promises of God
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