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Believers Church Of Sylvania



Sunday, May 19, 2024

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Believers Church of Sylvania

1320 US-301 Frontage, Sylvania, GA 30467, USA

Sunday 9:55 AM

(Hebrews 12:1 NLT) Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith, let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily trips us up. And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us.
• In that moment you wonder if your life counts for anything...
Give all to where God plants you.
• Give your best in obscurity and God will reward it.

(1 Kings 19:19 NLT) So Elijah went and found Elisha son of Shaphat plowing a field (obscurity). There were twelve teams of oxen in the field, and Elisha was plowing with the twelfth team. Elijah went over to him and threw his cloak across his shoulders and then walked away.

(Matthew 6:4 NIV) . . .. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.
(Luke 15:4 NLT) "If a man has a hundred sheep and one of them gets lost, what will he do? Won't he leave the ninety-nine others in the wilderness and go to search for the one that is lost until he finds it?

(Luke 16:10 NIV) "Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much, and whoever is dishonest with very little will also be dishonest with much
• Don't quit the day before.

(2 Kings 2:9-10 NLT) When they came to the other side, Elijah said to Elisha, "Tell me what I can do for you before I am taken away." And Elisha replied, "Please let me inherit a double share of your spirit and become your successor." "You have asked a difficult thing," Elijah replied. "If you see me when I am taken from you, then you will get your request. But if not, then you won't."
(John 14:12 NLT) "I tell you the truth, anyone who believes in me will do the same works I have done, and even greater works, because I am going to be with the Father.
• Learn to recognize and respond to God's voice.

(2 Kings 3:15 NLT) Now bring me someone who can play the harp." While the harp was being played, the power of the LORD came upon Elisha,
• At some point you have to get up and do something.

Move from inspiration to participation.

(2 Kings 3:16 MSG) 'He then said, “ God ’s word: Dig ditches all over this valley. ...

(James 2:17 NIV) In the same way, faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead.
(2 Kings 3:17-18 NLT) You will see neither wind nor rain, says the LORD, but this valley will be filled with water. You will have plenty for yourselves and your cattle and other animals. But this is only a simple thing for the LORD, for he will make you victorious over the army of Moab!

Faith is when what I see doesn't match what God spoke.

(2 Corinthians 4:18 NLT) So we don't look at the troubles we can see now; rather, we fix our gaze on things that cannot be seen. For the things we see now will soon be gone, but the things we cannot see will last forever.
• 3. “Don’t base your life on the seen but the unseen.”

(Hebrews 11:1 NLT) Faith is the confidence that what we hope for will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see.


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