Wide Awake – Week 3August 15, 2021
8.8.21 – Brandon Shanks (Senior Pastor)
21 Days of Prayer
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29 Now, Lord, consider their threats and enable your servants to speak your word with great boldness. 30 Stretch out your hand to heal and perform signs and wonders through the name of your holy servant Jesus.” 31 After they prayed, the place where they were meeting was shaken. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and spoke the word of God boldly.
1 Peter 5:8 – Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil
prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.
1 Kings 18:4
Once when Jezebel had tried to kill all the LORD’s prophets, Obadiah
had hidden 100 of them in two caves. He put fifty prophets in each cave and supplied
them with food and water.
5 Things that keep us from being bold:
#1 Lift Your
23 On their release, Peter and John went back to their own people and reported all that the chief priests and the elders had said to them. 24 When they heard this, they raised their voices together in prayer to God.
(Ephesians 6:12-13) For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. 13 Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground…
(2 Corinthians 10:4) The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds.
#2 Lift Your
“Sovereign Lord,” they said, “you made the heavens and the earth and the sea, and everything in them. 25 You spoke by the Holy Spirit through the mouth of your servant, our father David: “‘Why do the nations rage and the peoples plot in vain? 26 The kings of the earth rise up and the rulers band together against the Lord and against his anointed one. 27 Indeed Herod and Pontius Pilate met together with the Gentiles and the people of Israel in this city to conspire against your holy servant Jesus,whom you anointed. 28 They did what your power and will had decided beforehand should happen.
25 “There will be signs in the sun, moon and stars. On the earth, nations will be in anguish and perplexity at the roaring and tossing of the sea. 26 People will faint from terror, apprehensive of what is coming on the world, for the heavenly bodies will be shaken. 27 At that time they will see the Son of Mancoming in a cloud with power and great glory. 28 When these things begin to take place, stand up and lift up your heads, because your redemption is drawing near.”
“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.”
#3 Lift the
29 Now, Lord, consider their threats and enable your servants to speak your word with great boldness. 30 Stretch out your hand to heal and perform signs and wonders through the name of your holy servant Jesus.”
31 After they prayed, the place where they were meeting was shaken. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and spoke the word of God boldly.
√ the house again
√ us with the Holy Spirit again
(Acts 13:52) And the disciples were continually filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit.
√ us to share hope with boldness
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