Open Heart Baptist Church
The Crushing Pt 4: Let’s Make Wine
May 12, 2021
Main Scripture Reference(s)
Acts 1:7-8

The Crushing Pt 4: Let’s Make Wine

May 12, 2021 / Acts 1:7-8

Let’s Make Wine

Acts 1:8


In the Crushing Process, the enemy of your soul will send obstacles your way in order to convince you to abandon what God is doing in your life. You cannot be a servant or a successful witness and not have bloody feet.


  1. Worship God When It Was Not Popular
    1. Luke 24:44-49
    2. Matthew 28:17-20
    3. John 15:18-27
  2. Reasons We Should Worship God
    1. Who He Is John 14:6
    2. Who We Are Matthew 26:41
    3. Who We Are Going to Become 2 Corinthians 5:20-21, Romans 8:17
  3. Don’t Let Your Past Hold You Back
    1. 2 Corinthians 5:17-19
    2. Philippians 3:8-14


  1. Walk in Faith Rather Than Retreat to The Familiar
  2. Faith Positions Us to Receive what God Already provided for us Matthew 13:32
    1. You will get the Results of your Vision and Obedience
    2. Deuteronomy 7:2 Destroy what you see
    3. Exodus 3:19-20 The Lords Hand is 2 sided
    4. Isaiah 41:10-14 MSG Fear Not I Got Your Back
  1. If there has ever been a time to reach it, it is here. We’re coming into a time of the greatest agreement where Heaven and the Earth (Children of God) are in line together with the same desire.
    1. We must not retreat or be intimidated
    2. Our Specialty is Slaying Giants
      1. David Example 1 Samuel 17
      2. Gideon Example Judges 6:11-40, 7:1-25
      3. Revelation 12:10

III. Display Unwavering Determination

  1. Never let what your eyes see determine what your heart believes.
    1. It’s all about faith Revelations 5:12
    2. Faith Controls Time and it’s Your Currency Psalm 8:6
    3. The Just Shall Live By Faith Romans 1:17, Hebrews 10:38
  2. The enemy has a system that has tried to build up boundaries in our lives through compromise to keep us out of the supernatural but this is the season of breakthrough.
    1. Romans 12:1-2 The Enemy’s job is to conform us unto the world to keep us immature in our thinking.
    2. Mark 4:35-37 Wind & Waves Beat upon the Ship- Thoughts to stop you from crossing over.
    3. 2 Corinthians 10:5 Cast down these thoughts. How? Speaking & Believing God’s Plan for You.
    4. 1 Peter 2:2, Romans 1:16 God commands for us to grow up
    5. Hebrews 11:40 We are the Harvesters
  3. 3 Ways Determination Manifest in Our Lives
    1. You Are Not Swayed by The Decisions of People Who Are Close to You
    2. You Are Willing to Put Yourself in Position for What God Will Do In Your Life
    3. Your Spiritual Assignment Is Greater Than Your Personal Aspirations


  1. Humility Has to be Authentic
  2. Work Hard Without Expecting A Hand-Out


  1. Favor Will Always Find the Faithful
  2. You and I are the changing agents in this earth
    1. Luke 4:20
    2. Joel 3:9-21
    3. Rev12:12
    4. This is why the devil doesn’t want you around because if you go out and stand on what God tells you to do it will convert the culture. He is after the seed.
  3. One Seed will change the Whole Garden. We have to make the love connection to make the faith connection. Gal 5:6
  4. God Is About to Change Your Status
  5. Time for the church to move into its prophetic destiny taking rulership in the areas God has placed us. We’ve been stagnant long enough. The World Desperately Needs Godly Leadership. We are a Chosen Generation


  1. Wherever God is sending us we don’t have to compromise.
    1. Have we shifted in the Church?
    2. Are we substituting reason & logic for revelation?
    3. Are we using Human Ability for Holy Spirit?
    1. Who are We? Psalm 91:10 Children of the King. Question is do you believe?
    2. My People are destroyed because of the lack of knowledge Hosea 4:6
    3. When we don’t know the book we have no faith to resist
    • A Revelation will Lead to a Revolution

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