DO YOU NEED A MIRACLE AND HOW TO RECEIVE IT? - 4.11.2021
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DO YOU NEED A MIRACLE AND HOW TO RECEIVE IT? – 4.11.2021

INTRO:
Enter today with Eagerness and Expectancy – Meeting God and Experiencing His Goodness
Let’s take a look who we are dealing with…..
God reveals in His word in (Colossians 1:17) that HE always existed and sustains everything that currently exists – (Genesis 1:1) He created everything out of nothing for himself – (Colossians 1:16). For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him. – (Psalm 24:1–2) The earth is the LORD’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it; for he founded it on the seas and established it.- and he rules it all – (Psalm 29:10). There is nothing he doesn’t understand, and he is never surprised. His wisdom and knowledge have no limit – (Psalm 147:5), and he is able to do anything but fail (Matthew 19:26) Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.”
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1. WHAT ARE YOUR EXPECTANTIONS?
God Is your Source of Salvation and Light
Micah 7:7 AMP
7 But as for me, I will look expectantly for the LORD and with confidence in Him
I will keep watch;
I will wait [with confident expectation] for the God of my salvation.
My God will hear me.

– You cannot expect anything from this world because it is self centered.
2 Timothy 3:1 “For men shall be lovers of their own selves”…..

2. But you can expect from Jesus for He is the source of all things!
– God is able, He is powerful to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think…… He is holy, if we are enabled to truly know Him rightly, then, verse 21, “to him be glory …
– If we would truly glorify God we must stop underestimating Him, and instead recognize Him to be who He truly is: the all-sufficient, all-powerful God of …

3. What are YOU expect from God?
Ephesians 3:20(NASB)
Now to Him who is able to do far more abundantly beyond all that we ask or think, according to the power that works within us,
AMP 20 Now to Him who is able to [carry out His purpose and] do superabundantly more than all that we dare ask or think [infinitely beyond our greatest prayers, hopes, or dreams], according to His power that is at work within us,
LB 20 Now glory be to God, who by his mighty power at work within us is able to do far more than we would ever dare to ask or even dream of—infinitely beyond our highest prayers, desires, thoughts, or hopes.

‘Expectancy’ in the Bible
Psalm 85:8 AMP
I will hear [with expectant hope] what God the Lord will say, For He will speak peace to His people, to His godly ones—But let them not turn again to folly.

– So many times we overlook the word expectation in the bible but it’s all over the word of God…..people always were expecting from God……..

For example…
– Acts 3:5- And he gave heed unto them, expecting to receive something of them.
The lame man at the gate….
– Mark 8 :22
Jesus Heals a Blind Man at Bethsaida

– Matthew 9:20–22
The woman with the issue of blood

– Matthew 8:5-13
The Faith of the Centurion … When Jesus had entered Capernaum, a centurion came to him, asking for help. … “Lord,” he said, “my servant lies at home paralyzed, ..
– Acts 1:8
But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you….

Psalms 62:5 NKJV- My soul, wait silently for God alone, For my expectation is from Him..

Conclusion:

Romans 13:11 KJ21 – And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed.
AMP
Do this, knowing that this is a critical time. It is already the hour for you to awaken from your sleep [of spiritual complacency]; for our salvation is nearer to us now than when we first believed [in Christ].
AMPC
Besides this you know what [a critical] hour this is, how it is high time now for you to wake up out of your sleep (rouse to reality). For salvation (final deliverance) is nearer to us now than when we first believed (adhered to, trusted in, and relied on Christ, the Messiah).

 

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