Your Heart’s Desire,
Your Heart’s Desire,
part I & II
The More Abundant Life Part I:
The Foundation is God’s Word
John 10:10 The thief: steal, kill, and destroy Jesus Christ: life, life more abundantly=life in all of its manifestations.
Matt. 4:4 “man shall not live by bread alone but by every word that
proceedeth out of the mouth of God.”
II Tim. 3:16,17 All Scripture given by inspiration of God, God is the
author. The Word is profitable for doctrine, reproof, correction=instruction in righteosness=right-living. Purpose of the Word: perfection from the inside out=”throughly.”
II Peter 1:20,21 The Word is of no private interpretation, interprets itself by learning and applying simple keys.
II Tim. 2:15 Study the Word to the end we “rightly-divide” it to stand approved of God.
I Thess. 2:13 The Word “effectually worketh” i.e. becomes living and
real in our lives when we believe it.
The More Abundant Life Part II:
The New Birth
John 3:3-6 Ye must be born-again, why? We have flesh but no spirit
Gen. 1:27 Adam and Eve made in His image Spirit life: God’s nature, eternal life, fellowship with Him
John 4:24 God is Spirit Natural man is: Flesh mind,breath dust of the ground
Gen. 2:16,17 spirit lost
John 3:16 God’s plan of restoration
Rom. 10:9, 10,17 saved, made whole or complete, receive spirit, the missing part
Eph. 1:13 hear the Word, believe, “sealed with that holy spirit of promise”
I Peter 1:23 born again of incorruptible seed, can’t lose it this time, eternal life
I Thess. 5:23 A Christian is now body, soul, spirit
I John 1:1-3 spirit gives us fellowship with God, connected like theInternet=the more abundant life!!!
I John 1:4-7 renewed-mind walk is how we build our relationship with God, make it better, more intimate
The More Abundant Life Part III:
John 10:10 review I and II
Acts 2:1-4, 11 Giver and His gift, received the spirit and spoke in tongues “the wonderful works of God,” evidence, proof of the holy spirit within, the new nature.
Acts 10:44-46 spoke in tongues and magnified God after receiving the spirit
Acts 19:6 spoke in tongues and prophesied
I Cor. 12:7-11 the spirit like our internet connection, manifestations: speaking in tongues like our homepage; interpretation and prophecy like instant messaging; word of knowledge, word of wisdom, and discerning of spirits like e-mail; faith, miracles, and healing like surfing the net, shopping, maps, directions etc.
I Cor. 14:2,4,5,14,15-17,22 speaking in tongues: speaking to God divine secrets, edifies, praying in the spirit, giving thanks well, a sign to unbelievers.
I Cor. 14:18 Paul spoke in tongues “more than ye all”
I Cor 12:3 really saying “Jesus is Lord” of your life
Gal. 5:22-23 fruit of the spirit: love, joy, peace…, fruit of your new nature=the more abundant life!