RENEW - WEEK 3
RENEW – Week 3
Renew My Convictions
The Enemy wants to ___________ your thinking and cause you to doubt God's __________ so you will buy what he is selling.
Revelation 2:12 To the angel of the church in Pergamum write: These are the words of him who has the sharp, double-edged sword. I know where you live – Where Satan has his throne.
The only thing that can replace __________ from the enemy is the___________ of God.
John 8: 31-32 If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth and the truth will set you free.
His lies say:
You can't keep going.
The price you're paying is too high.
Others are getting ahead and you're just lagging behind.
Good things are happening to so and so and he is a sleaze ball.
It's too difficult, it's too hard, this world is too corrupt.
You can't keep going.
Maybe today it's time to __________ your convictions. To Renew your “Even If faith”.
Even if there is pressure, I will remain faithful.
Even if there is difficulty, I will remain faithful.
Even if I am the only one, I will remain faithful.
Galatians 6:9 Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.
The Truth is if you remain ___________ there is a ___________ waiting.
Revelation 2:14 Nevertheless, I have a few things against you: You have people there who hold to the teaching of Balaam, who taught Balak to entice the Israelites to sin by eating food sacrificed to idols and by committing sexual immorality. Likewise, you also have those who hold to the teaching of the Nicolaitans. Repent therefore! Otherwise, I will soon come to you with the sword of my mouth.
LIE: “A little sin is OK it won't hurt you.”
TRUTH: Small compromises lead to major failures.
Small doesn’t mean ____________.
If you refuse to tolerate small _____________ then you can avoid ___________ failures.
Maybe it's time to __________ of the small compromise before it's too late. Before the major failure comes.
Revelation 2:17 He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To the one who overcomes I will give some of the hidden manna. “I will also give that person a white stone with a new name written on it, known only to the one who receives it.”
Remember you're forgiven!
And you have access!
RENEW - WEEK 2
RENEW – Week 2
Renew My Faith
John 16:33…In this world you will have trouble.
- Tough times and persecution aren’t ____________ for followers of Jesus.
- The church of Jesus Christ __________ in persecution.
Acts 14:22 We must go through many hardships to enter the kingdom of God…
2 Timothy 3:10 You, however, know all about my teaching, my way of life, my purpose, faith, patience, love, endurance, 11persecutions, sufferings—what kinds of things happened to me in Antioch, Iconium and Lystra, the persecutions I endured. Yet the Lord rescued me from all of them. 12In fact, everyone who wants to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted…
Revelation 2:8 “To the angel of the church in Smyrna write: These are the words of him who is the First and the Last, who died and came to life again.
“You can trust Me. I’ve__________ .”
Revelation 2:8-9 “To the angel of the church in Smyrna write: These are the words of him who is the First and the Last, who died and came to life again. 9I know your afflictions and your poverty - yet you are rich!
“I ________ you. I know what you are ____________.”
Revelation 2:8-9 “To the angel of the church in Smyrna write: These are the words of him who is the First and the Last, who died and came to life again. 9I know your afflictions and your poverty -yet you are rich! I know the slander of those who say they are Jews and are not but are a synagogue of Satan.
“Stay ___________. I know the __________.”
Revelation 2:8-10 “To the angel of the church in Smyrna write: These are the words of him who is the First and the Last, who died and came to life again. 9I know your afflictions and your poverty—yet you are rich! I know the slander of those who say they are Jews and are not but are a synagogue of Satan. 10 Do not be afraid of what you are about to suffer.
“Don’t be _____________.”
Revelation 2:10-11 Do not be afraid of what you are about to suffer. I tell you; the devil will put some of you in prison to test you, and you will suffer persecution for ten days. Be faithful, even to the point of death, and I will give you the crown of life. 11He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. He who overcomes will not be hurt at all by the second death.
“I will __________ ______ _____________.”
John 16:33 In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.
James 1:12 Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him.
RENEW - WEEK 1
RENEW – WEEK 1
Renew My Passion
Revelation 2:1-4 “To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: These are the words of him who holds the seven stars in his right hand and walks among the seven golden lampstands:
- I know your deeds, your hard work...
- I know your deeds, your hard work... and your perseverance.
-...I know that you cannot tolerate wicked men, that you have tested those who claim to be apostles but are not and have found them false.
- You have persevered and have endured hardships for my name and have not grown weary.
- Yet I hold this against you: You have forsaken your first love.
• We replace ____________ with activity, emotion with commitment and zeal with intellect and then declare that to be ___________.
• God appreciates your activity, intelligence, determination and commitment. But, what He wants more than anything is your _________- your love for Him.
Mark 12:30-31 And you must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your mind, and all your strength.’ 31 The second is equally important: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ No other commandment is greater than these.”
You Know Your Love Has Grown Cold...
1. When you _______________ less
2. When what you do ________ God becomes more important than the time you spend ___________ God.
3. When you are _______ ___________ to God’s presence.
4. When you are going through the ____________
Exodus 24:3 When Moses went and told the people all the Lord’s words and laws, they responded with one voice, “Everything the Lord has said we will do.”
5. When you move from ______________ to ________________
6. When you are living off ______________ more than _____________.
Matthew 4:4 But He answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God.
7. When you have less passion for the ________
8. When the attention of _____________ matters more than the approval of __________
9. When you don’t long for ________ ___________
10. When you have lingering thoughts that something is __________
What Do You Do?
Revelation 2:5 Remember the height from which you have fallen!
Remember the height from which you have fallen! Repent...
Remember the height from which you have fallen! Repent and do the things you did at first.
- Revelation 2:7 He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To him who overcomes, I will give the right to eat from the tree of life, which is in the paradise of God.