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TITLE: How big is God?
TEXT: Ephesians 1:17-20
PROPOSITION: Our faith in God may limit our work for Him.
KEY WORD: Attainments
SCRIPTURE READING: Same
hindrance for many is their weak or dead faith.
is your view of God? How powerful (big) is your God?
Raise up children from stones
does not NEED you for his work.
4:3 – Can make bread from stones
19:40 – Apostles silent, stones will cry out
4:14 – Silent – deliverance from another source
Keep His Promise
4:21 – What he promised, able to perform
Corinthians 1:20 – All promises of God are Amen
– "Standing on the Promises"
Make Grace Abound
Corinthians 9:8 – ALL grace, always, all sufficiency, all things, every
by grace – Ephesians 2:8-10
does not come from men – from God
Beyond our Dreams
3:20 – above all that we ask or think
dream, imagine, plan, set goals = God is bigger
Control (subdue) all things
3:21 – transform our lowly body
like his – glorious body
is in control of all things – including death and the grave
Keep what is committed to him
Timothy 1:12 –
persecution – It is OK
am not ashamed
know whom I have believed (not just what)
am persuaded – HE IS ABLE
you have this faith?
Save to the Uttermost
7:25 – uttermost = full, entire, complete
am too mean for God to save me." Not true.
Keep you from stumbling
24 – God can protect you from stumbling
did this for Jesus – Matthew 4:6 – from Psalm 91:11-12
big (powerful) is the God you worship and serve?
your faith in God diminished His ability to work through you?
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