The Unshakable Kingdom Part 4: Unshakable PurposeSeptember 27, 2020
Jesus reveals the key to an unshakable purpose as .
- Prayer will prepare you for .
Mark 1:36-37: Simon and his companions searched for him, 37 and when they found him they said, “Everyone is looking for you.”
- In prayer are God’s purposes so that you know what to be .
Mark 1:37-38: …they found him they said, “Everyone is looking for you.” 38 And he said to them, “Let’s go on to the neighboring villages so that I may preach there too. This is why I have come.”
- Prayer will never become without choosing to make it so.
Mark 1:35–38 Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, he got up, went out, and made his way to a deserted place; and there he was praying.
- Jesus remained unshakable in His because He sought His in prayer.
Luke 22:39–42 He went out and made his way as usual to the Mount of Olives, and the disciples followed him. 40 When he reached the place, he told them, “Pray that you may not fall into temptation.” 41 Then he withdrew from them about a stone’s throw, knelt down, and began to pray, 42 “Father, if you are willing, take this cup away from me—nevertheless, not my will, but yours, be done.”
- Whether we have the strength to stand in life’s moments depends entirely on our prayer life.
Luke 22:43-47 Then an angel from heaven appeared to him, strengthening him. 44 Being in anguish, he prayed more fervently, and his sweat became like drops of blood falling to the ground.
45 When he got up from prayer and came to the disciples, he found them sleeping, exhausted from their grief. 46 “Why are you sleeping?” he asked them. “Get up and pray, so that you won’t fall into temptation.”
47 While he was still speaking, suddenly a mob came, and one of the Twelve named Judas was leading them.
Final Thought: Through dependence on God we can do what we are to do, and we can who we are meant to .