Sunday June 29th, 2014 – It is easy to get stuck in life and feel trapped in your circumstances. But you have to believe that God has something better for you. You have to have faith that God will deliver you. To get anywhere, we have to act on that belief and take a step of faith. We have to trust in the grace of God for our lives.
If the thing you’re going after in your life doesn’t require faith, it is not of God… Knowledge puffs up. You better start believing because it is faith that pleases God. – Dwayne Terry
Don’t Stay There!
Move With Faith, Part 01
• You can get stuck in life.
2 Kings 7:3 – Now there were four men with leprosy at the entrance of the city gate. They said to each other, “Why stay here until we die? Hebrews 11:1 – Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.
Learning From Lepers
2 Kings 7:4 – If we say, ‘We’ll go into the city’–the famine is there, and we will die. And if we stay here, we will die. So let’s go over to the camp of the
Arameans and surrender. If they spare us, we live; if they kill us, then we die.” Joshua 24:15 – …choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve…
2 Corinthians 6:2 – For he says, “In the time of my favor I heard you, and in the day of salvation I helped you.” I tell you, now is the time of God’s favor, now is the day of salvation.
• Act on your belief.
2 Kings 7:5 – At dusk they got up and went to the camp of the Arameans. When they reached the edge of the camp, no one was there,
• Receive God’s grace.
2 Kings 7:6-8 – For the Lord had caused the army of the Syrians to hear the noise of chariots and the noise of horses—the noise of a great army; so they said
to one another, “Look, the king of Israel has hired against us the kings of the Hittites and the kings of the Egyptians to attack us!” 7Therefore they arose and
fled at twilight, and left the camp intact—their tents, their horses, and their donkeys—and they fled for their lives. 8The men who had leprosy reached the edge of the camp, entered one of the tents and ate and drank. Then they took silver, gold and clothes, and went off and hid them. They returned and entered another tent and took some things from it and hid them also.