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On Things Above
September 26, 2021

On Things Above

September 26, 2021

God has something for your life

Ephesians 3:20

Lots of people start strong following Jesus but not everyone strong

Four Forces Opposing Every Christian

  1. Spiritual – 1 John 5:19

  2. Sinful – Galatians 5:17

  3. Culture – 1 John 2:16

  4. People From the – 1 Corinthians 15:33

“Satan will always have a boat docked in the harbor for the person who wants to sail back to their old life.” – Unknown

The divine process by which the Holy Spirit helps a person understand the truth of God’s Word

1 Corinthians 2:14

God’s declaration that a sinner is righteous through the atoning work of Jesus Christ

the ongoing process in the Christian’s life of growing in grace and becoming more like Christ

Sanctification involves our

Colossians 3:1-4 New International Version

Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. When Christ, who is your life, appears, then you also will appear with him in glory.

“SET” (the Greek word “PHRONEO”) means to “direct one’s mind to a thing, to seek, to strive for.”

Philippians 3:20

HEART = desires, passions, affections

MIND = focus, attitudes, mentalties

Four Ways to Set Your Heart and Mind on Things Above:

  1. Meditate on God’s – Joshua 1:8

  2. Be still in God’s – Psalm 62:5, Psalm 46:10

  3. Surround yourself with God’s – Romans 1:11-12

  4. Reflect on God’s – Psalm 19:1-2, Psalm 8:3-4

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