August 8, 2021
Series: “The Battle Within” part 7
Sunday, August 8, 2021
2 Kings 2: 19-22, (CSB)— The men of the city said to Elisha, “My lord can see that even though the city’s location is good, the water is bad and the land unfruitful.” 20 He replied, “Bring me a new bowl and put salt in it.” After they had brought him one, 21 Elisha went out to the spring, threw salt in it, and said, “This is what the Lord says: ‘I have healed this water. No longer will death or unfruitfulness result from it.’ ” 22 Therefore, the water still remains healthy today according to the word that Elisha spoke.
I. When your soul is UNHEALTHY it affects your entire life. – vs. 19
II. JESUS is the healer of your soul – vs. 20
Psalm 34:18, (NLT)—The LORD is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed.
Matthew 11:28-29 (CSB)—Come to me, all of you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 Take up my yoke and learn from me, because I am lowly and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.
III. Like salt, Jesus will… – vs. 21-22
A. PENTETRATE to the source.
Hebrews 4: 12, (NLT)— For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint and marrow. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires.
B. PURIFTY and begin the healing process
Psalms 147:3 (CSB)—He heals the brokenhearted and bandages their wounds.
Isaiah 26:3 (CSB)—You will keep the mind that is dependent on you in perfect peace,
D. Bring back the ZEST for life.
Psalm 30:5, (NLT)—Weeping may last through the night, but joy comes with the morning.
BIG TAKE AWAY
Whenever you invite Jesus to HEAL the wounds of your past, He gives you a NEW DAY! – vs 20 – 21.
2 Corinthians 5:17—Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has passed away, and see, the new has come!
Are you ready to accept Jesus today?
Just pray a prayer like this:
Dear Lord Jesus, I know that I am a sinner, and I ask for Your forgiveness. I believe You died for my sins and rose from the dead. I turn from my sins and invite You to come into my heart and life. I want to trust and follow You as my Lord and Savior. In Your Name. Amen
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