Victory over sin and Joy in God!

June 2, 2015

Are you living into the reality that you are no longer obligated to sin, no longer a slave to sin? In this message we conclude our series we began on Easter which explores the power of the resurrection and its connection to walking in victory over sin as we find our soul’s satisfaction in God.

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Living in Resurrection Power-Overcoming Sin #3

May 24th, 2015 by Kasey Crawford

Today’s Passages: Philippians 3:8, Colossians 3:1-17, 1 Corinthians 10:31, Matthew 13:44

 

How do we overcome the power of sin?

Stop feeding sin and feast on God. (Isaiah 55:1-2)

 

How do we overcome the power of sin?

The most effective way to overcome sin is to find greater _____ in God.

Yes, everything else is worthless when compared with the infinite value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord.   Philippians 3:8

 

How practically do you stop feeding sin and pursue being satisfied in God?

If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. 2 Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.                                                                                              Colossians 3:1-5

Seek the __________ ____________!

 

What are the “things above”? The Kingdom of Heaven.

 

So then, how do we “seek the things above?”

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God. 17 And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. Colossians 3:16–17

How practically do you stop feeding sin and pursue being satisfied in God?

“seek the things above” through…Col. 3:16-17 W.A.P.T.E.D.

 

“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly”

W-Word of Christ-renew your mind with the truth of who God is as ___________ in Christ.

What is your plan for renewing your mind with God’s word?

 

“teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom”

A-Accountability-Do you have people that you ______ and allow to speak into your life? What is your organized and ___________ plan to build trusted relationships?

 

“singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs”

P-Praise the Lord!

What helps you best connect with God? Are you making _______ for it?

 

“with thankfulness in your hearts to God.”

T-Thanksgiving

Do you choose to ____________ an attitude of gratitude daily?

 

“whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus” v.17

E-D-Everything Dedicated to God.

Is everything you do dedicated to being _______ God and _______ God?

 

So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God. 1 Corinthians 10:31

Do you approach ______ of ______ as spiritual?

To find joy in God, are you willing to __________ the _______ and buy the field?

“The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up. Then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field. Matthew 13:44  

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