Cornerstone Church
Lifeline - PTSD - "Get Back What You Lost"
Locations & Times
  • Cornerstone Church
    4995 N Hickory Ridge Rd, Highland, MI 48357, USA
    Sunday 9:00 AM, Sunday 11:00 PM
Midweek Services
• Momentum (ages 18-39) - 7PM

• Adults - 7:15PM
• Ignited Student Ministries (7th – 12th) - 7PM
• Kids on the Rock (4 mos – 6th) - 7:15PM


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A. PTSD – Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Most people who experience a traumatic event will have reactions that may include shock, anger, nervousness, fear, and even guilt. These reactions are common, and for most people, they go away over time. For a person with PTSD, however, these feelings continue and even increase, becoming so strong that they keep the person from living a normal life. People with PTSD have symptoms for longer than one month and cannot function as well as before the event occurred.
B. PTSD is a result of something happening to you but you must understand that in order to get healing, you must get back what you have lost.

1. Matthew 4:19
2. John 18:17
3. John 21:3
4. John 21:15-17
5. Acts 2:14
6. Peter lost his calling, passion, purpose, vision, joy, and love for people.
D. Shunemite Woman Gets Back What She Lost
I. How To Get Back What You Lost

A. To get back what you’ve lost you’ve got to go back to what you left.

1. If you leave something, you lose the benefits.
2. If you lost joy, return to praise
3. If you lost victory, return to the word
4. Do you have a prayer life?
5. If you lost power, return to purity
B. To get back what you’ve lost, you have to return to the king.

1. Revelation 2:4-5
2. The lamp is the guiding light for us that’s why it’s so important.
3. You can’t leave your first love and still get the benefits of the guiding light.
4. Luke 15 Prodigal Son left his father’s house
• It took a while but eventually the prodigal son lost it all.
5. The Son returned and when he came home…
• Clothes on his back
• Ring on his finger
• Shoes on his feet
• Food in his belly
• Party with his family and friends
6. 2 Samuel 6:5
• David lost the arc of the lord and during those 18 months he never wrote a song or psalm.
• He brought the arc back with singing, music, dancing, and gladness.
II. Don't Be Afraid To Go Back

A. Joel 2:13
1. Don’t repent outwardly with no actual life change
2. Repent from the heart with a life change
3. God is merciful
4. God is compassionate
5. God is slow to anger
6. God is filled with unfailing love
7. God is eager to pull back
8. God is eager to not punish
III. Why Are We Afraid To Go Back?

A. Embarrassed of what people may think

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